Institute of Child Health


Athena Swan

Services and facilities

For academics and clinicians

External organisations can access much of the expertise found within Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) and the Institute of Child Health (ICH).

Medical Illustration is our medical photography, video-conferencing, audiovisual and graphic design department who offer these services both within the hospital and the Institute and to external clients.

We provide other hospitals and universities with many of our clinical and academic laboratory services.

The venue is also available for hire, and the office provides full event management for those wishing to host their events at the ICH.

The Courses and Conferences office runs our own courses for health professionals and professionals allied to medicine. These are open to external delegates.

The Library provides information, support and information skills' training for staff and students at the Institute of Child Health (ICH). and the staff of Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).

Information about jobs available at ICH.


There are also a number of internal services available for staff within GOSH and the ICH.

Internal services


For children and families

The services and facilities available for GOSH families can be found in the children and families section of the website. Here, you can also read the information sheets we produce on a range of conditions and treatments.

Children who are coming to Great Ormond Street Hospital may also want to find out what activities are available for them here.

The Child Death helpline is a nationwide free-phone service for anyone affected by the death of a child. The service is offered in partnership with the Royal Liverpool Children’s NHS Trust, Alder Hey Hospital in Liverpool.
The phone number is 0800 282 986