Patient Stories


Harriet was diagnosed with a congenital heart problem shortly after she was born, and in December 2015 underwent open heart surgery at Bristol Children's Hospital to fix the problem .

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Cobie was born with diaphragmatic hernia, a life-threatening condition in which his abdominal contents protruded into his chest. He underwent emergency surgery in St Michael's Hospital at just 3 days old, and in the weeks that followed parents Tasha and Ryan stayed in Cots for Tots House while Cobie recovered.

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In September 2011 Henry was born prematurely at 24 weeks, weighing just 1.7lbs. He was so tiny that his lungs weren’t fully formed, and he now suffers from several serious conditions including chronic lung disease. Staff at Bristol Children's Hospital have cared for him and his family throughout their journey.

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Give in memory

Our Star Tribute Funds are a meaningful and rewarding way to remember a loved one who has passed away, and to create an everlasting memory in their name. By setting up a Star Tribute Fund, you can honour someone special while raising vital funds for sick children and babies, who will greatly benefit from this lasting legacy. You can also make a single donation in memory of a loved one using the form above.

Gift in your will

As one of only a handful of dedicated children’s hospitals in the UK, Bristol Children’s Hospital is at the forefront of paediatric care. By leaving a gift in your will to your local charity, you are helping to protect the future of the hospital and the life-saving care it provides to sick children.

Other ways to donate

By Bank Transfer

Email us at for details.

In person

Visit our fundraising office:
The Grand Appeal
24 Upper Maudlin Street
Bristol, BS2 8DJ

By text

Text 'BRIZ10 £5' to 70070 to donate

By post

Please make your cheque payable to 'The Grand Appeal' and send it to:
The Grand Appeal
26 Upper Maudlin Street
Bristol, BS2 8DJ