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Barnet Hospital Charity

We work to make the hospital a nicer environment for patients, volunteers and staff. Our projects include providing free massage therapy to patients and care packs to those who have been admitted through A&E and have brought nothing with them. All money raised will go to Barnet Hospital.

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Just a few of the things we do include managing the hospital volunteers and providing the little touches like toys and DVD's to keep children entertained while they are waiting in A&E. We provide and look after the art work that brightens up the walls and we fundraise to purchase specialist medical equipment and improvements to the hospital.

Over the next year we will be expanding our successful Massage Therapy service to make it available to more patients and we are raising funds for other multiple projects which enhance the patient environment and provide cutting edge additional equipment.

Volunteers

We currently have a real need for more volunteers at Barnet hospital. This could be to meet and greet people and help people find their way around. There are also roles for people that would like to work on the wards and we urgently need volunteers to help with the fundraising side of the charity, for example collections in local supermarkets, helping at events and office support. We have many different volunteering roles both within the hospital, outside of the hospital or office based.

Read more about volunteering and opportunities available

Emergency care packs

We make up and provide personal care packs that include soap, a toothbrush and toothpaste etc. for patients who may have been admitted through A&E and have brought nothing with them. The care packs are made up by our volunteers and are one of our little touches that make a big difference to patients.

Find out more about how we make a difference.

Massage therapy

The Massage Therapy service was launched at Barnet Hospital in April 2015. It is about treating the person and not the illness, and for many patients it is the high point of their day. 

The service is available to oncology and haematology patients on the Mulberry ward and was expanded in November 2015 to maternity patients. We are raising funds to extend it to be more widely available to other patients in the future. Read more about the Massage Therapy service

Contact information

Barnet Hospital Charity
Barnet Hospital
Wellhouse Lane
Barnet EN5 3DJ

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11:06 AM, Aug 15th
Interesting insight from #youngvolunteer Neha about her first shift volunteering at Barnet Hospital. Read the blog… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

10:58 AM, Aug 14th
Barnet Hospital Charity has fundraised £3900 for an @AccuVein for the blood test which uses infared lights to makes… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

2:43 PM, Aug 13th
A team from #LloydsBank are walking 50 miles from Windsor to central London in 24 hours to raise £7,500 to help Bar… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Key contacts

Carla Bispham

Community Fundraiser (Barnet)