Just wanted to say Happy Easter!

Hundreds of eggs arrived at Barnet Hospital last week as a local care home observed a now three-year tradition of bringing Easter cheer to patients. Staff from Carlton Court, Cuffley Manor & Cooperscroft, all part of the TLC group, brought the eggs, which were provided […]

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Laura’s been to the skies and back, and so can you!

Now’s your chance to sign up for the NHS’s birthday skydive! Find out why Laura Nelson recommends it…highly! A few years ago, Laura Nelson took to the skies by taking part in one of our fundraising skydiving events to raise money for the hospital that […]

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Going the extra miles for a much-loved Dad

When Lily Slater was four years old, her father, Barry, died from amyloidosis, a group of rare, serious conditions caused by a build-up of an abnormal protein called amyloid in organs and tissues throughout the body. He was diagnosed in August 2016 and died just three weeks […]

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Charity Recreation Club reinvents itself again

The Royal Free Charity’s Recreation Club has once again re-purposed itself because of challenges posed by the pandemic, opening last Friday (January 15) as a community vaccination hub. The hub, currently run by local GPs, will vaccinate up to 1,000 people a day, depending on […]

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Kitty sings for the charity

A cover version of a Duran Duran 1993 hit has been released by a local singer in  aid of the Royal Free Charity. The video of Ordinary World, which has been endorsed by Simon Le Bon, lead singer of the band, was released on 11 […]

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Donation delivers for hospital staff 

The food delivery company Deliveroo has given the RFC an amazing £100,000 to help us support the wellbeing of our hospitals’ staff. The money was donated by Deliveroo customers following a campaign by the company called Supporting the NHS. In all, the company has facilitated […]

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Donors smooth the path for hospital staff

The generosity of our donors is helping to provide services for the staff of our hospitals in unprecedented ways. Two particular donations, from Barclays and NHS Charities Together, totalling more than £450k, have given us the confidence to forge ahead with our plans to ensure […]

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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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