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Celebrate the anniversary of the NHS throughout July, with friends, family, tea and cake. Register for your Big Tea pack today!

The Royal Free Hospital was founded in 1828 to provide free healthcare to those who could not afford medical treatment. The title 'Royal' was granted by Queen Victoria in 1837 in recognition of the hospital's work with cholera patients. This was the precurser to the NHS.

On 5 July 1948 the NHS was founded out of a long-held principle that good healthcare should be available to all, regrdless of wealth. Today the Royal Free as part of the NHS continues to support patients under these principles and invites you to raise a cup of tea in support of the national institution and your local hospital.

Get involved

Organise a tea party for friends and family during July and support your local hospital. We have tea party packs including banners for the Royal Free, Barnet Hospital and Chase Farm Hospital.

If you wish to have a Charity T-shirt for the orgnaiser we can arrange that also. Additional T-shirts can be applied for with a £10 donation requested for each additional one.

Please register your event below so we can contact you to organise your pack.

Make a donation

If you wish to pay in funds raised from your event you can do so by either bringing it into one of our charity offices at the Royal Free, Barnet Hospital or Chase Farm Hospital or online by credit card using the link below.

If you want to simply make a donation to say "Thank You" please use the donate link below.

Your support will enable us to to provide additional equipment, enhanced environments for patients and supportive services such as massage therapy for those with cancer and long-term conditions.

Register your NHS BIG TEA 2019 celebration


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