Membership stories

Great Ormond Street Hospital involves members as much as possible in the development of our services. Here you can listen to the unique experiences of our members’ involvement.

A patient's story

Jaimee Mallion has been treated at Great Ormond Street Hospital for several years, becoming a Foundation Trust member gave her the opportunity to help other patients.

A mother's story

Lisa Allera has been a Great Ormond Street Hospital Foundation Trust parent member since 2009. She is involved in a variety of projects, including measuring feedback from parents and patients.

A father's story

Darren Carter is a parent representative at Great Ormond Street Hospital. He has been a Foundation Trust member since 2007 after his daughter underwent surgery at the hospital.

A public member's story

Ian Lush is a member of the public who cares about Great Ormond Street Hospital as a Foundation Trust member. He has been able to use his professional experiences to help the hospital. Ian was elected to the Members' Council for three years (2012- 2015)  as a Public Councillor, representing North London and the surrounding area. He was also the Lead Councillor for the Trust.