Experience Great Ormond Street Hospital in VR

14 Feb 2019, 9:30 a.m.

Henry in the Eagle Ward play room interacting with the VR camera

We've opened our (digital) doors – come in and visit us in virtual space.

To help celebrate our 167th birthday, we're sharing a behind-the-scenes look at the hospital through our 360° video. Bring the hospital into your own home to see the impact Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) has on the young people we treat.

The experience allows new patients, or their families, to explore spaces in the hospital before they are admitted.

The areas of the hospital that feature are:

  1. Main entrance and reception
  2. The hospital’s urology centre – Eagle Ward bay area and a patient bedroom on cardiac ward Bear Ward
  3. The chapel
  4. Two surgical theatres 
  5. Research labs
  6. The Turtle Imaging Suite and control room
  7. A play room (Eagle Ward) and sensory room (Panther Ward)
Download the YouTube app to view the experience on a mobile device. You can view the experience on desktop below.

To view with the YouTube app

  1. Open the video on the YouTube app
  2. Turn your sound on to hear the voice over
  3. Experience the video in 360 degrees by moving your mobile device around

To view without YouTube app

  1. Open the video in your web browser
  2. Turn your sound on to hear the voice over
  3. Experience the video in 360 degrees by dragging your finger across the screen

To view on desktop

  1. Open the video in your web browser
  2. Turn your sound on to hear the voice over
  3. Experience the video in 360 degrees by dragging your cursor across the screen

To view on viewer headset

  1. Open the video on the YouTube app and click the 'headset' symbol
  2. The screen will split into two, smaller screens
  3. Turn your sound on to hear the voice over
  4. Insert your phone into your viewer
  5. Look around to view the video in 360 degrees

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