Before you come to GOSH
There some things you need to do before you come to Great Ormond Street Hospital. Take a look at the pages in this section to help you prepare ahead of your visit.
Talking about hospital
Coming to hospital can be a worrying time. Here are some tips on talking to children and young people to help reassure them.
If your child is ill
Common childhood illnesses may impact your visit. Learn about our general rules of thumb if your child is ill.
If your child has additional needs
Learn how we can support children and young people with additional needs during their time at GOSH.
Meet our staff
Learn about the hospital staff you'll meet or see at GOSH.
If you're coming to GOSH, you can find out more about wards and departments before you arrive.
Take a virtual tour
Take a behind-the-scenes look at the hospital through our 360° video.