Last week, British Astronaut Tim Peake made a very special video call from the International Space Station to around 30 patients at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). Patients got to ask Tim all sorts of questions, including ‘can you contact your family from space?’, ‘what do you miss most about home?’ and even ‘have you ever played football with aliens?’

Freddie and Albie

Don’t worry! We’ve got you covered.There’s just 13 days left until the biggest and best event of the summer, our family 5k RBC Race for the Kids. We asked Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) patient Freddie and his brother Albie plus RBC, the event’s title sponsor, for their very best fundraising advice…

Neil with his son Elliott, now three years old.

Neil Shelton, Managing Director, Institutional Equities at Morgan Stanley in London, writes about the “unspeakably fraught time” when his three-month-old son was treated at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), and how the firm’s Chelsea Flower Show garden donation to the hospital will be a much-needed retreat for parents. Regular life generally stops when you have a child at […]

Charlotte at GOSH

19-year-old student and former Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) patient, Charlotte, talks to us about scouting, playing the saxophone and why she’s taking part in next month’s RBC Race for the Kids…

BFF dad David at the London Marathon 2016

Yesterday over 38,000 people took on all 26.2 miles of the Virgin Money London Marathon. 273 ran for Team GOSH, including David who ran in memory of his son Jude and in support of the Jude Taylor Brighter Future Fund. Here, David shares his story and tells us about his marathon day…

Dr Adam Rennie at GOSH

You might recognise Dr Adam Rennie, Consultant Interventional Neuroradiologist at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), from his appearance in the BAFTA award winning BBC Two programme ‘Great Ormond Street’ last year. Outside of the hospital Dr Rennie is an avid rower, and this weekend is embarking on his second Virgin Money London Marathon.

Lucie and family ready for RBC Race for the Kids

Five-year-old Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) patient, Lucie, took part in last year’s RBC Race for the Kids just a year after her heart transplant, here’s her story…


My name is Deborah, I’m a proud mummy to Lola and Astrid and I want to tell everyone who works at Monarch Airlines and Aircraft Engineering why it is so important that you vote for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity this spring. When I think of Monarch Airlines, I think of wonderful holidays with […]

Bernard hunting for Easter eggs

From 25 March to 1 April, Whitbread Hotels and Restaurants (including Premier Inn, Beefeater, Brewers Fayre, Table Table, Taybarns and Whitbread Inns) have been celebrating their 8thNational Charity Week. Across the country sites have been organising Easter fundraising activities all with the aim of raising lots of money for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity. So far in our partnership, Whitbread have raised over £6 million – all of which will be contributing the new Premier Inn Clinical Building due to open in 2017. Find out more about our partnership.

Our very own Bernard Bear also got involved and toured the country this week to take part in an Easter egg hunt. Check out how he got on…

Charlotte in India

Charlotte is 16 years old and in 2012 was diagnosed with Tourette syndrome, a neurological condition where people experience tics in the form of uncontrollable movements or sounds. Charlotte visits the Tourette syndrome Clinic at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) to undergo treatment, and has raised more than £1000 to support the hospital. Here’s her story.

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