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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Celebrating our volunteer couples

This Valentine’s Day, we’re giving a big shout out to the couples who volunteer together! We spoke to three couples whose experiences at the hospital have led them to both volunteer with us. Harkhchand and Kanchan Shah “Harkhchand and I have previously volunteered in different […]

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Artwork lights up Barnet Hospital

A stunning art installation that pays tribute to employees of the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust has been unveiled at Barnet Hospital. London-based artist Sandeep Bhikha created the artwork last year as an act of gratitude to all NHS staff and those on the […]

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How volunteering helped land a dream job

Nick Kira volunteered in the charity’s engagement and communications department for four months until the New Year. His placement was part of his recovery journey following a bleed on his brain in summer 2021. In his blog, Nick writes about his experience. Finally, after a […]

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Supporting patients at Finchley Memorial Hospital

COVID restrictions saw many volunteering positions at the Royal Free Charity put on hold, but as we support the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust with their pandemic recovery, some new roles have been created. Chandu is one of a team of volunteers who have […]

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