What we do
Every day, around 750 seriously ill children and young people are seen at Great Ormond Street Hospital from all over the UK.
Every day, young lives hang in the balance as patients, families and staff battle the most complex illnesses. Every day, the brightest minds come together to achieve pioneering medical breakthroughs that change the lives of thousands of children – and change the world.
Despite the greatest challenges a child can face, the hospital is a place where being sick does not always mean being sad. And it’s a place where you’ll find – today and every day – some of the bravest people you could ever meet.
This extraordinary hospital has always depended on charitable support, and every day is a chance for you to make a difference.
Discover the impact we make with your help and support.
Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity supports the hospital and its patients by funding four key areas: