Mrs Lynda Smith

Charity details

Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity (1852)

Great Ormond Street Hospital receives over 252,389 outpatient visits and 43,778 inpatient visits every year (figures from 2016/17). Most of the children we care for are referred from other hospitals throughout the UK and overseas. There are 63 different clinical specialties at GOSH; the UK's widest range of specialist health services for children on one site. More than half of our patients come from outside London and GOSH is the largest paediatric centre in the UK for:

paediatric intensive care
cardiac surgery - we are one of the largest heart transplant centres for children in the world
neurosurgery - we carry out about 60 per cent of all UK operations for children with epilepsy
paediatric cancer services including bone marrow transplants – with University College London Hospitals (UCLH), we are one of the largest centres in Europe for children with cancer
nephrology and renal transplants
children treated from overseas in our International and Private Patient (IPP) wing

Leading research and development

Through carrying out research with the Institute of Child Health, University of London and international partners, GOSH has developed a number of new clinical treatments and techniques that are used around the world.

The UK’s only academic Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) specialising in paediatrics is a collaboration between GOSH and UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health. We are a member of University College London (UCL) Partners, joining UCL with a number of other hospitals – an alliance for world-class research benefitting patients. In partnership with six other NHS trusts, we are the lead provider for North Thames Genomics Medicine Centre, part of the national 100,000 Genomes Project.Take a look at our Research and Innovation pages for more information. 

Education and training for staff working in children's healthcare

GOSH offers a wide prospectus of learning to all staff groups. Together with London South Bank University, we train the largest number of paediatric nurses in the UK. We also play a leading role in training paediatric doctors and other health professionals.

Registered Number 1160024-115

Messages of condolence

Lynda, a very special friend, sadly missed whom we will never forget. Thanks for the good times, friendship and happy memories. Love Ray & Sandra xxx

Mrs Sandra Owens

Sorry I could not be with you on 17th and sad to be saying farewell All my love and prayers Pat xx

Mrs Patricia Clarke

Our very deepest sympathies Lynda our dear old neighbour will be truly missed Love from Steve, Nathalie, Nicole & Aaron x x x x

Mrs Nathalie Hubert-Ally

With all our love. Duncan and Sarah

Mrs Sara Hodg

Sadly missed by all of us. Jane and David.

Mr David Robini

Dearest Becky & Susie, you were blessed with an extraordarily wonderful Mum. I will always remember her warmth, kindness, and her infectious laugh. "Those we love don't go away, they walk beside us everyday". Sending you both love and strength xxxx

Mrs Claire Olsen

In loving memory of our very dear friend Lynda. We miss you so very much Liz and Tony

Mrs Elizabeth White

So many happy memories. Hugely generous, kind, warm and wise: your Mum will be very much missed but her influence lives on. Matt & Sue x

Mr Matt Pritchard

To a loving and loyal family friend who enriched our lives - you leave us with wonderful memories and we will miss you dearly. God bless you Lynda. All our love, Ben & Family

Mr Ben Vickers

Thinking of you all at this sad time & send you all our love.So sorry we are not able to be there. Jan&Bill

Mr & Mrs Bill & Janet Seddon

Service details

Celebration of a Life

17 October, 2022 11:00

Greenacres Woodland Burial Park

Kiln Road, North Weald, Epping, CM16 6AD