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Missing Christmas presents

18 December 2012
tinsel and baubles


Following news reports that a number of presents at Great Ormond Street Hospital have gone missing, we can confirm there has been a theft and are fully co-operating with the police.

We have been overwhelmed by generous offers from individuals and companies to replace the missing items.

These items have now been replaced by a long-term supporter.

Thank you to everyone who has contacted us for their concern and kindness.

For information on how to make a donation to Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity, please visit www.gosh.org/donate

Contact information

For further information, please contact Jenny Gimpel at the GOSH-ICH Press Office on 020 7239 3178.

For genuine and urgent out-of-hours queries call switchboard on 020 7405 9200.

Notes to editors

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust is the country’s leading centre for treating sick children, with the widest range of specialists under one roof.

With the UCL Institute of Child Health, we are the largest centre for paediatric research outside the US and play a key role in training children’s health specialists for the future.

Our charity needs to raise £50 million every year to help rebuild and refurbish Great Ormond Street Hospital, buy vital equipment and fund pioneering research. With your help we provide world class care to our very ill children and their families.