Meet the Play team

Key members of the Play department at Great Ormond Street Hospital include:

Head of department

Laura Walsh
Head of Play Services
Extension 8849

Deputy Head

Sian Spencer-Little
Deputy Lead for Therapeutic Play Services

Cardiac - Bear, Flamingo and Walrus Wards

Senior Play Specialist

Janet Holmes
Senior Play Specialist for Bear and Flamingo Wards
Bleep: 0710

Play Specialists

Cheryl Sterling
Play Specialist for Walrus Ward
Mon - Thur
Bleep: 0847

Sasha Morris
Play Specialist for Walrus Ward
Fri only
Bleep: 0840

Play Worker

Kimberley Bonner
Play Worker for Bear and Flamingo Wards
Bleep: 2316

Respiratory - Leopard and Kangaroo Wards, PICU and NICU 

Play specialists

Lizzie Penn
Play Specialist for Leopard Ward, PICU/NICU and the Sleep Unit
Bleep: 0878

Florence Prince
Play Specialist for PICU/NICU
Mon, Tues, Wed, Thur 8.30-
Bleep: 0141

Play workers

Ellisa Butcher
Playworker for Kangaroo/Alligator Wards
Bleep: 3382

Tom Moore
Play Worker for Leopard Ward
Bleep: 2279

Sky, Panther, Chameleon and Woodpecker and Nightingale Wards

Play specialists

Sasha Morris
Play Specialist for Sky Ward
Mon, Wed, Thur
Bleep: 0840

Julie Perkins
Play Specialist for Woodpecker/Nightingale Wards
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Bleep: 1046

Lily Hearn
Play Specialist for Woodpecker/Nightingale Wards
Thursday and Friday
Bleep: 2312

Play workers

Denise Thew
Play Worker for Panther Ward
Bleep: 2279

Koli Begum
Play Worker for Nightingale Ward
Bleep: 0929

Pre-admissions clinic

Play specialist

Stephanie Liddle
Play Specialist for Pre admissions
Bleep: 0018

Medical Team

Play Specialists

Jenny Dyer
Senior Play Specialist for Rainforest, Kingfisher Wards and Gastro Day Care
Bleep: 2148

Sallyanne Pitt
Play Specialist for Koala Ward
Bleep: 0927

Charlotte Holt
Play Specialist for Eagle Ward/Hemodialysis
Bleep: 0879

Lowri Morris
Play Specialist for Starfish
Bleep: 0042

Rosa Clayden
Play Specialist for Kingfisher Ward and Gastro Day Care
Tues, Wed, Fri
Bleep: 0930

Lily Hearn

Play Specialist for Kingfisher Ward and Gastro Day Care
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Bleep: 2312

Play Worker

Jodie Allard
Playworker Squirrel Ward
Bleep: 0034

Kelly Moss
Play Worker for Eagle Ward/Hemodialysis
Bleep: 3514

Siobhan O'Reilly
Play Worker for Koala Ward
Bleep: 2276

Karen Taylor
Play Worker for Panda Ward

Radiology, Caterpillar, Butterfly, Bumblebee, Hedgehog Wards and Outpatients

Senior Play Specialist

Denise Cochrane
Senior Play Specialist for IPP, Radiology
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Bleep: 0395

Play Specialist

Caroline Allen
Play Specialist for Bumblebee Ward
Bleep: 0928

Erin Hanna
Play Specialist for Hedgehog Ward
Bleep: 0040

Liz Webster
Play Specialist for Outpatients clinics
Bleep: 0512

Play Workers

Claudia Monteiro
Play Worker for Butterfly/Bumblebee
Bleep: 0037

Imogen Giles
Play Worker for Radiology
Bleep: 2276

Jade Rolph
Play Worker for Outpatients
Bleep: 2202

Wendy Stokes
Play Worker for Outpatients

Hannah Guegan
Play Worker for Cheetah/Rhino Outpatients
Bleep: 0911

Ellena Henry
Play Worker for Outpatients/IPP
Tues - Sat
Bleep: 0111

Francesca Eagan
Apprentice Playworker, based in Outpatients
Bleep: 3325

ICI - Lion, Giraffe, Elephant, Fox, Robin and Pelican Wards

Senior Play Specialist

Lizzie Penn 
Senior Play Specialist for ICI
Bleep: 0878

Play Specialists

Alanna Rudd
Play Specialist for Lion, Elephant and Giraffe Wards
Bleep: 0016

Amy Lloyd
Play Specialist for Fox and Robin Wards
Mon - Wed
Bleep: 0928

Jennie Prentice
Play Specialist for Safari Ward
Bleep: 0153

Play Workers

Amy Crowley
Play Worker for Fox and Robin Wards
Bleep: 2281

Vicky Karanja
Play Worker for Fox and Robin Wards
Bleep: 0037

Latania Lamontagne 
Play Worker for Lion, Elephant and Giraffe Wards
Tuesday-Saturday
Bleep: 0798

Lauren Barwick
Play Worker for Lion, Elephant and Giraffe Wards
Bleep: 2314

Christy Piper 
Play Worker for Pelican Ward
Bleep: 2314