Young talent is praised by star

The winners of a young people’s art competition at the Royal Free London’s hospitals have been judged by a panel including the actor Benedict Cumberbatch and opera and theatre director Sophie Hunter. Both attended a virtual prize-giving sponsored by the charity. The Draw2020 art competition […]

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Grateful patient gives back

One of the first patients to be admitted to Barnet Hospital’s ICU with Covid-19, on 20 March, was so grateful to make a good recovery that he and his wife made a donation of more than £3k to the unit. That donation has been turned […]

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Marsden Lecture – save the date

The man leading Google’s hunt for digital solutions to some of the world’s most challenging health problems will give this year’s Marsden Lecture. Dr David Feinberg, leader of Google Health, will speak on: “The role of health technology and innovations in delivering better care” on […]

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A home from home

A junior doctor at Barnet Hospital has described how new accommodation we have created has made her feel supported while working on the frontline in A&E. Raoudha Ben Othman, a clinical research fellow working in A&E, said: “I come from Tunisia and have no family […]

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Food for heroes

Around 7,500 staff are visiting the Royal Free Charity Recreation Club shop each week to select food and other essential items which keep them going through this most challenging and unprecedented time of their careers. The free shop is provided by the Royal Free Charity […]

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Message in a cuddly toy

Donations to the Royal Free Charity have enabled staff on Starlight neonatal unit at Barnet Hospital to help parents keep in touch with their babies despite visiting restrictions caused by the pandemic. Currently either mothers or fathers can visit Starlight neonatal unit for two hours […]

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