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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Full steam ahead for rail fundraisers

A steam train excursion arranged in memory of John Farrow, the founder of popular rail tour company UK Railtours, has raised £10,000. John’s family arranged the fundraising event to thank Royal Free Hospital staff for the care and compassion they showed him when he was […]

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