Our national impact

Lily on Elephant Ward at GOSH

Discover some of the ways Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) has had an amazing impact on families and patients across the UK and find out about some of the pioneering research projects we funded in 17/18.

Research at GOSH

Each year, GOSH Charity and Sparks make up to £2 million available to fund high quality research projects around the UK. This is the UK’s largest charitable call dedicated to child health research. This year we funded 14 high-quality research projects focusing on areas including hard-to-treat cancers, nerve-wasting diseases and severe birth defects.

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Every day brings new challenges at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). Every day, 618 children and young people from across the UK arrive for life-changing treatments. 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.

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