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In pictures: Kate visits Great Ormond Street Hospital

The Duchess of Cambridge chatted to young patients at a new centre which provides modern accommodation for them.

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The Duchess of Cambridge with four-year-old Rafael Chana at the Mittal Children’s Medical Centre during a visit to Great Ormond Street Hospital (Frank Augstein/PA)

The Duchess of Cambridge with four-year-old Rafael Chana at the Mittal Children’s Medical Centre during a visit to Great Ormond Street Hospital (Frank Augstein/PA)

The Duchess of Cambridge with four-year-old Rafael Chana at the Mittal Children’s Medical Centre during a visit to Great Ormond Street Hospital (Frank Augstein/PA)

The Duchess of Cambridge chatted to young patients and their families as she visited Great Ormond Street Hospital – and received two teddy bears to take home to Prince George and Princess Charlotte.

Kate officially opened a new centre which provides modern accommodation for all the young patients and allows parents or carers to stay comfortably by their bedside.

She was greeted on her arrival by nine-year-old Ava Watt, who has cystic fibrosis:

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Royal visit to GOSH

Royal visit to GOSH

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Royal visit to GOSH

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Royal visit to GOSH

Royal visit to GOSH

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Royal visit to GOSH

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The Duchess of Cambridge speaks to patients as she officially opens the Mittal Children's Medical Centre during a visit to Great Ormond Street Hospital

The Duchess of Cambridge speaks to patients as she officially opens the Mittal Children's Medical Centre during a visit to Great Ormond Street Hospital

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The Duchess of Cambridge speaks to patients as she officially opens the Mittal Children's Medical Centre during a visit to Great Ormond Street Hospital

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The Duchess of Cambridge with six-month-old patient Sienna McGuire as she officially opens the Mittal Children's Medical Centre during a visit to Great Ormond Street Hospital

The Duchess of Cambridge with six-month-old patient Sienna McGuire as she officially opens the Mittal Children's Medical Centre during a visit to Great Ormond Street Hospital

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The Duchess of Cambridge with six-month-old patient Sienna McGuire as she officially opens the Mittal Children's Medical Centre during a visit to Great Ormond Street Hospital

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The Duchess of Cambridge with patient Sienna McGuire, six months old as she officially opens the Mittal Children's Medical Centre during a visit to Great Ormond Street Hospital

The Duchess of Cambridge with patient Sienna McGuire, six months old as she officially opens the Mittal Children's Medical Centre during a visit to Great Ormond Street Hospital

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The Duchess of Cambridge with patient Sienna McGuire, six months old as she officially opens the Mittal Children's Medical Centre during a visit to Great Ormond Street Hospital

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The Duchess of Cambridge with patient Gabriella Cook, 13, as she officially opens the Mittal Children's Medical Centre during a visit to Great Ormond Street Hospital

The Duchess of Cambridge with patient Gabriella Cook, 13, as she officially opens the Mittal Children's Medical Centre during a visit to Great Ormond Street Hospital

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The Duchess of Cambridge with patient Gabriella Cook, 13, as she officially opens the Mittal Children's Medical Centre during a visit to Great Ormond Street Hospital

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The Duchess of Cambridge with four year old Rafael Chana as she officially opens the Mittal Children's Medical Centre during a visit to Great Ormond Street Hospital

The Duchess of Cambridge with four year old Rafael Chana as she officially opens the Mittal Children's Medical Centre during a visit to Great Ormond Street Hospital

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The Duchess of Cambridge with four year old Rafael Chana as she officially opens the Mittal Children's Medical Centre during a visit to Great Ormond Street Hospital

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The Duchess of Cambridge speaks to patient Oriel Gray, 14, as she officially opens the Mittal Children's Medical Centre during a visit to Great Ormond Street Hospital

The Duchess of Cambridge speaks to patient Oriel Gray, 14, as she officially opens the Mittal Children's Medical Centre during a visit to Great Ormond Street Hospital

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The Duchess of Cambridge speaks to patient Oriel Gray, 14, as she officially opens the Mittal Children's Medical Centre during a visit to Great Ormond Street Hospital

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The Duchess of Cambridge speaks to patients as she officially opens the Mittal Children's Medical Centre during a visit to Great Ormond Street Hospital

The Duchess of Cambridge speaks to patients as she officially opens the Mittal Children's Medical Centre during a visit to Great Ormond Street Hospital

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The Duchess of Cambridge speaks to patients as she officially opens the Mittal Children's Medical Centre during a visit to Great Ormond Street Hospital

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The Duchess of Cambridge as she officially opens the Mittal Children's Medical Centre during a visit to Great Ormond Street Hospital

The Duchess of Cambridge as she officially opens the Mittal Children's Medical Centre during a visit to Great Ormond Street Hospital

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The Duchess of Cambridge as she officially opens the Mittal Children's Medical Centre during a visit to Great Ormond Street Hospital

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