Friends of St Mary’s Hospital is an independent voluntary organisation providing support and raising funds for St Mary’s and Western Eye hospitals.
Friends of St Mary’s Hospital
Cafés and shops
St Mary’s Hospital shop: refreshments, magazines, greeting cards, stamps and gifts
Monday – Friday: 08.30 – 18.30
Weekends: 08.30 – 15.30
St Mary’s Hospital outpatients café: hot and cold refreshments
Monday – Thursday: 09.00 – 16.30
Friday: 09.30 – 16.00
Western Eye Hospital tea bar: hot and cold drinks and biscuits
Monday – Friday: 09.30 – 16.00
Current projects and volunteering opportunities
2017 special project: Help the Friends of St Mary’s Hospital raise £15,000 for a blood clotting assessment machine (TEG6s)
The TEG6s allows rapid assessment of blood clotting at the bedside. It will improve the care of patients with severe bleeding at St Mary's Hospital, which is a major trauma centre and specialist vascular centre. It will allow us to give patients the right blood products at the right time with more efficiency.
This cartridge-based machine will mean staff with minimal training can run a complex assessment of blood clotting, allowing them to act safely and quickly in choosing the right blood products for patients.
The Friends of St Mary’s Hospital will be organising fundraising events for this important project throughout the year.
How you can help
Volunteering at the Friends of St Mary’s Hospital shop and café
Volunteers are needed to help in our shop and café at St Mary's Hospital, and our tea bar at the Western Eye Hospital. To find out more, contact us via the details below.
Flag Day collections
On Flag Day, 18 October 2017, we will be rattling collection tins at Paddington Station to raise money for the TEG6s machine. If you would like to volunteer to help collect donations on the day, or know someone else who would, please get in touch via the contact details below.
Book and cake sales
These are normally held on the second Tuesday of each month from 10.00 to 14.00 in the main reception of the Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother (QEQM) building. Please do come along.
The annual Christmas bazaar will be held this year on 30 November 2017 in the main reception of the Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother (QEQM) building and in a marquee just outside the building. Please do come along.
Donations of items to sell or bottles for tombola prizes are very welcome: please get in touch via the contact details below before bringing things in.
There will be a raffle: first prize is £500. Raffle tickets will be available in the Friends of St Mary’s Hospital shop in the weeks before the bazaar.
A selection of Christmas cards will be on sale in the main reception of the Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother (QEQM) building during November and December.
Friends of St Mary’s Hospital
Acrow Building, St Mary’s Hospital, Praed Street, London W2 1NY
Phone: 020 3312 6586
The office is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 10.00 and 14.00.
Please complete and return this form, with a minimum annual donation of £10.
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