Staff can’t get over new wall at Barnet Hospital

Staff at Barnet Hospital (BH) couldn’t stop smiling after the unveiling of two new walls of artwork and messages of support supplied by the local community. More than 750 pieces of art now adorn the walls of the reception area of the therapies unit and […]

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Royal Free Charity excited to announce new CEO

The Royal Free Charity is delighted to announce the appointment of Jon Spiers as its new chief executive. He will take up the role in September. Jon joins the charity from Autistica, where he is chief executive. He is credited with positioning Autistica as the […]

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Wall-to-wall support for Royal Free ICU staff

More than 1,000 pictures, most of them sent in by children, now adorn a corridor leading to the intensive care unit (ICU) at the Royal Free Hospital – and there are hundreds left over to create something similar at Barnet Hospital. Sinead Hanton, a matron […]

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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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A close shave for charity

Thirteen-year-old Rayn Lakha has raised £600 for our hospitals’ staff – by shaving his head. Rayn, who says his hair had grown “ridiculously long” during the lockdown, said those who know him would not have expected him to shave his head. “I have to admit […]

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Blading for Barnet Hospital

A 12-year-old boy who collapsed while taking his SATS last year and was cared for by staff at Barnet Hospital has raised £1,100 for the Royal Free Charity to say thank you. Alfie, who lives in North Finchley, rollerbladed 100 km in the streets, communal […]

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