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Advice for when you stay

We have lots of information for your visit or stay to make you feel at ease. Take a look at our pages which are packed with useful advice and tips.


Parents and families video guide

This section has all you need to know about what to bring with you when you come to the hospital.   
 

Find out what to expect for your arrival on a ward so you can be prepared for your stay. 
          

Advice on agreeing for treatment and information on what to expect when preparing for surgery, including anaesthetics.  

We have lots of support services here at GOSH. Read our guide to helping you cope.


We know that having a child in hospital is difficult, so we aim to relieve some pressure by providing accommodation for patients and families.  

Hospital school

Our hospital school ensures that no child has to miss out on their education while they are with us.                


Ward menus

To find out what food is available for your child when they stay on a ward, see the weekly ward menus.