Grants awarded to improve patient experience

Improving the experience of bereaved families, working with patients to design self-care support for painful finger ulcers, and a care package to minimise sensory overload experienced by autistic people attending A&E are just three of the projects to receive funding from the Royal Free Charity […]

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Ella’s story

A massive thank you to Ella and all the Benezra family for raising over £10,000 for Starlight neonatal unit at Barnet Hospital. Ella was born at 26 weeks, weighing just 760 grams. Twelve years later she chose to fundraise to say thank you to the […]

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Golf day raises funds in wife’s memory

A bereaved husband is fundraising in memory of his wife who died from the rare disease amyloidosis to help raise awareness of the condition. Dave’s wife Lisa, a self-employed beauty therapist, first fell ill in 2019 and she experienced numerous hospital admissions. Despite many tests […]

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Grants awarded to aid staff experience

Staff-led projects to develop a training programme to improve the experience of LGBTQ+ staff and patients, to upgrade staff room facilities, and to create a staff community hub in children’s A&E have all received funding from the Royal Free Charity. The Royal Free London NHS […]

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National accolade for Royal Free Charity volunteer

Training volunteers to care for patients with dementia, telephoning patients at risk of isolation and supporting biobank research are just three ways that Royal Free Charity volunteer Evelyn Blumenthal makes a difference. Now, Evelyn’s remarkable contribution to the Royal Free Hospital has been recognised with […]

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Charity launches appeal to improve cancer care

Hampstead residents are being urged to support a fundraising appeal that could see the introduction of London’s first one-stop NHS lung cancer diagnostic service at the Royal Free Hospital. One fifth of respiratory patients have fluid in their chest cavity. To determine if this is […]

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New service to aid patients’ scar tissue recovery

Our complementary therapists have become the first charity-provided therapy team in the UK to offer scar tissue therapy to NHS outpatients. Therapists Rozalia and Kris completed specialised training in scar tissue therapy during the summer. Now they’re working with the Royal Free Hospital’s oncology department […]

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