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Real Story - Ben


Hear from other parents about what it's like to have a child go through diagnosis and treatment at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) in our library of real stories.

Ben, 11, has severe haemophilia and comes to GOSH every six months for treatment with mum, Tracy.

Read Tracy's story 

Real stories

We've alphabetised the stories by condition or treatment so please choose a letter to find more information.

Watch our series of parent video guides to find out more about what it's like to visit GOSH and the support that's available.


Are you a parent of a child at GOSH? Sharing your story can help reassure other parents about what to expect.



Teenagers and children have also written about their hospital experiences.

Teenagers - Real stories
Children - Real stories

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