About us

About us

Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) is one of the world’s leading children's hospitals. Explore this section to learn about what we do and how we are run.

Who we are

Find out who we are and what we do at Great Ormond Street.

Our mission

Find out about our strategy, priorities and policies.

Our history

From world firsts in surgery and state-of-the-art buildings to pioneering research.

Foundation Trust

Find out what makes us a Foundation Trust and how to join our membership. 

Diversity and inclusion

Learn more about our diversity and inclusion at GOSH.

Our corporate information

Find out more about our corporate information and view our annual accounts.

Our history

Read about our history since the hospital's modest beginnings in 1852.

Our building programme

Find out more about the hospital's building programme.

Freedom of information

Find out about freedom of information at the hospital, and how to request information.

Decision making

The Standing Orders and Scheme of Delegation detail the decision making process at GOSH.

Press office

The press office handles all media relations.

Contact us

Find out more about the best way to contact us.