Christmas presents, destined to be unwrapped by the sickest children at Great Ormond Street Hospital, were stolen over the weekend.Read the full story ›
We can confirm there has been a theft and are fully cooperating with the police.
We have been overwhelmed by generous offers from individualsand companies to replace the missing items.
These items have now been replaced by a long-term supporter. Thank you to everyone who has contacted us for their concern and kindness.
LBC DJ Nick Ferrari stepped in to help after Christmas presents for children at Great Ormond Street Hospital were stolen.
They were taken from a non-public area of the hospital, which has more than 200,000 patient visits each year.
After hearing about the incident, LBC 97.3 presenter Nick Ferrari contacted Curry's PC World and Blockbuster video - and the two companies promised to replace the stolen gifts.
Christmas presents destined for sick children at Great Ormond Street Hospital's intensive care unit have been stolen.Read the full story ›
Comedian David Walliams has launched a new pop-up toy shop in Covent Garden, dedicated to raising funds for Great Ormond Street Hospital.
All the profits will go towards supporting the families of patients at the hospital - and it's expected to raise at least £15,000.
Children at Great Ormond Street Hospital got a visit from double Paralympic medallist Will Bayley today.
The athlete, who took home a silver and a bronze in table tennis at London 2012, joined entertainers from the Theodora Children's Trust on the wards.
Specially trained 'Giggle Doctors' from the charity bring fun and laughter to the children's bedsides through a mixture of storytelling, puppetry and magic.
A unit to help children with breathing problems has opened at Great Ormand street. Players from Arsenal FC attended the ceremony. The club have worked with the hospital to help raise cash to pay for equipment.
The £6.5 million The Newlife Birth Defects Research Centre will be home to three specialist teams who will examine ways to prevent birth defects - which affect 2% of European pregnancies.
A huge amount of research needs to be done. The Newlife Birth Defects Research Centre will be the first research grouping to focus specifically on understanding how birth defects arise, and finding new ways to treat and prevent them.
A multi-million pound research centre dedicated to investigating birth defects opens in the capital today.
The Newlife Birth Defects Research Centre is Europe's first centre to examine the diagnosis and treatment of birth defects.
The centre, based at University College London's Institute of Child Health, was funded through donations given to Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity.
Professor Andrew Copp, head of the centre, said: "We are able to prevent only a very small number of birth defects. We remain ignorant of what actually causes common birth defects such as cleft palate, heart defects and spina bifida."