Charity funds national cancer study

A research team funded by the Royal Free Charity to investigate if scans can diagnose kidney cancer instead of invasive surgery has been awarded £250k to scale up the project in multiple hospitals across the UK. In the first study of its kind in the […]

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Pond Street gardens volunteer remembered

We were saddened to hear of the recent death of Malcolm Grove – Belsize Park resident, volunteer gardener and co-founder of a local free school. Malcolm and his wife Linda became local residents when they moved to Belsize Lane on Malcolm’s retirement 30 years ago. Malcolm […]

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Janaki’s volunteering experience

Twenty-year-old Janaki started volunteering at the Royal Free Hospital in 2018 when she was in sixth form. Although she already knew she wanted to study medicine, the experience of caring for patients gave her even more motivation. “At the start I would shy away from […]

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Tom’s story

A nurse practitioner working in a world-leading HIV clinic has raised over £15k to support patients living with the condition. Tom Fernandez works at the Ian Charleson Day Centre (ICDC) at the Royal Free Hospital, which provides a range of specialist HIV services. To mark […]

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Pioneer’s plaque restored  

A plaque commemorating the founder of the modern postal system has been reinstalled following its removal during construction of the Pears Building.   Sir Rowland Hill, who invented the Uniform Penny Post, lived in Bartram House, a Georgian building which was demolished to make way for […]

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