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Coming to hospital


It's so easy to worry about coming into hospital, not knowing what to expect or what people will be like. This section is packed full of helpful advice to help you get ready for your visit.

You can also find out more coming to Great Ormond Street Hospital by watching our virtual tour.


If you're coming in as an outpatient, you'll have your check-up or treatment and then go home the same day.

If you're coming in as an inpatient, you'll be staying in hospital for at least one night.
 

If you're coming to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), you can find out more about wards and admissions before you arrive.
Meet some of the staff who'll be looking after you at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) in our who's who video.

Packing for hospital can take a bit of time – use our suggestions of what to bring to help get you started.

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