Real stories

Hear from patients and their families as they share their experiences of coming to Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Living with cancer by Bryony, 26

Bryony, 26, tells her real story of being diagnosed aged two and living with cancer up until the age of 17.

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Moving to adult services by Adam, 22

Adam first came to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) when he was seven years old. Last year, he moved to adult services. Here, he talks about changing hospitals and taking responsibility for his own healthcare.

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Pippa's sleep apnoea

Pippa has had a defect with her airways since she was born. Two years on, her health is improving under the care of Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), but her mum, Laura, knows that they still have a long way to go.

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Surgery for cataracts by Sophie, 24

Sophie, 24, first came to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) when she was just eight weeks old. Now under the care of adult services, she looks back on her experiences at GOSH and making the move to a different hospital.

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Surviving a brain tumour by Olivia, 18

Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) was like a second home to Olivia growing up. Now aged 18, she had five operations to remove a brain tumour at the hospital. Read her real story to find out why she keeps in touch with GOSH, even now she is better.

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