Your stay at Great Ormond Street Hospital
We know that coming to hospital with a sick child is a stressful and anxious time for the whole family.
We want you and your family to feel as comfortable as possible while you are with us, so we’ve filled these pages with everything you need to know before you come.
All of us at Great Ormond Street Hospital are committed to providing the best possible care not only for your child, but to the entire family. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions before your arrival.
We offer an exclusive concierge service through ARP for transport, accommodation, trips and entertainment. Please use the below link to download their brochure or speak to us upon your arrival at the hospital.
AccommodationWithin our wards, we provide one bed for a parent or carer to stay the night. See more details for accommodation in London.
FoodAll of your child’s meals will be provided on the ward. Find out more about our food options here
Entertainment, TV & internetWe recognise that some of our families may stay with us for a long time and therefore we offer a wide range of facilities and activities not only for our patients but for the whole family.
Birthdays and religious celebrationsAt Great Ormond Street Hospital, we never forget an important occasion, especially your child’s birthday and important religious celebrations.
What to bringWe understand that coming to the hospital for the first time can be a daunting prospect. To help you prepare, we have put together this list of items you should bring with you.
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