70 for 70: raising £70,000 on our 70th Anniversary and beyond

Our commitment is unwavering: to uplift, support, and champion essential care for every member of our community at Teddington Memorial Hospital.

As we celebrate seven decades of our support for care and healing, we embark on a special initiative – “70 for 70” – an ambitious campaign to raise £70,000 for our 70th anniversary and beyond. See more information here.

Pain Clinic Naming and Art Competition
Hey there, children of Richmond upon Thames, enter our Pain Clinic Naming and Art Competition!

We need your help with naming our community’s new Pain Clinic and creating fabulous Pain Clinic art. Our local NHS is planning a new Pain Clinic at Teddington Memorial Hospital to help many people in our community improve their quality of life and well-being.

How to enter
If you’re a local child living in or attending school in the Richmond Borough area and you’re between 7 and 11 years old (Years 3, 4, 5 and 6), you’re in luck! You can enter all by yourself, or your school can join in too!

Download Information Sheet

Download Entry Form

Richmond Park Half Marathon – sign up!

Sunday 11 August and Sunday 22 September

Love the thrill of running? Join us for the Richmond Park Half Marathon, a run that promises challenge, joy, and excitement.

Sign up early to secure your spot in this event.

Wimbledon Common 10k or Half Marathon Events

28th July 10k & Half Marathon

29th September 10k & Half Marathon

3rd November 10k and Half Marathon

22nd December 10k and 5K

Regents Park 5k and 10k

We are excited to return to the incredible Regent’s Park, one of London’s Royal Parks situated in North-West London. Regent’s Park is home to ZSL London Zoo; you may even catch a glimpse of some animals along the way! The flat nature of the course offers a great opportunity for a chip-timed personal best!

21st July 5k and 10k

25th August 5k and 10k

13th October 5k and 10k

8th December 5k and 10k

Santa in The City 4th or 5th December

Starting at 7:00 pm by the Tate Modern, run or walk the 5km festive fun run or walk! The minimum age is 8 years. All entries come with a Santa suit!

Santa in the City Wed 4th December
Santa in the City Thurs 5th December

Transforming the Paediatric Areas

Together, let’s enrich care for every child

We’re supporting the revamp of the hospital’s paediatric and teen areas. Decorative upgrades in these areas can enhance comfort, reduce anxiety, and aid recovery, recognising the importance of the environment in fostering well-being during treatment.

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Pain Clinic Patient Experience

Where every patient feels supported to reclaim their quality of life

In partnership with HRCH, we plan to support the patient experience elements of the Pain Clinic. We aim to help create an environment where patients feel understood, valued, and supported throughout their pain management journey. To fulfil this vision, we are fundraising to enhance the patient experience within the Pain Clinic.

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Providing Modern Wheelchairs

Replacing outmoded wheelchairs with modern transport chairs

We’re funding three new modern transport chairs to replace the heavy, hard-to-push wheelchairs currently in use at the hospital.

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Day Room upgrade with dementia patient ‘Magic Table’

A positive effect on inpatients and those with dementia

We are always looking for ways to improve patient’s quality of life. That’s why we are fundraising for improvements to the Day Room for inpatients at the hospital, including the introduction of a ‘Magic Table’ to increase interactions and fun for dementia patients. (Image courtesy of BBC).

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At The Friends of Teddington Memorial Hospital, we firmly believe that a community thrives when its heart—its local hospital—remains strong and accessible.

Every individual deserves quality healthcare close to home, and every family should find comfort in the knowledge that help is just around the corner.

By supporting our local community hospital, Teddington Memorial, we are not merely funding a facility; we are nurturing a hub where lives are improved, hope is restored, and our community spirit is fostered.

Our commitment is unwavering: to uplift, support, and champion essential care for every member of our community at Teddington Memorial Hospital.

What is The Friends of Teddington Memorial Hospital?

Vital charity support for our community hospital

A registered charity since 1954, providing essential support for the patients, staff and community of Teddington Memorial Hospital.

We enable and enhance the provision of medical services, facilities and general improvements above the NHS-funded baseline to ensure the hospital’s long-term future.

Over £8 million has been raised since our inception as the League of Friends in 1954, and still going strong!

Current Projects & Fundraising

How can you help?

You can get involved with the Friends of TMH to help fund vital projects.

Donate here

One of the easiest ways to support us is to Donate.

Become a Member

As a member, you will be kept in touch with the Friends’ activities and projects to improve the hospital’s facilities and equipment and will be invited to attend and vote at the AGM and EGM meetings.

Become a Volunteer

Our volunteers help in The Friends shop in the hospital, fundraising activities, and raise awareness about the hospital and at local community events.

Volunteers are essential in enabling The Friends to maintain its services within the hospital.

What we have achieved

We are a registered charity working to improve patient experience at Teddington Memorial Hospital by funding enhancements to services and equipment.

Our most recent projects are

These projects

  • help about 800 more children a year get the support they need
  • further improve confidentiality and patient experience
  • enhance the type of treatment patients receive at our valued hospital

The Friends of TMH Values

We are proud of our five fundamental values.

  • Caring is defined as ‘displaying kindness and concern for others’ and ‘looking after others’. It’s at the heart of what we do.
  • Trusted: meaning both ‘to have a firm belief in ability’ and ‘being responsible for something’. We are proud to be charged to support TMH in the best way possible.
  • Integrity: We uphold strong principles to support staff, patients, and the community.
  • Efficient: we strive to maximise our results without wasted expense or effort.
  • Reliable: we make every effort to ensure our activities are consistent of the highest quality.

The objective of The Friends is to create a partnership between Teddington Memorial Hospital, the local NHS, local organisations, and the local community, raising money to ensure continuous funding for enhancement to the provision of equipment and services in both a reactive and proactive way.


To find out more, click on the links below:

About us and our activities

How you can get involved

How to contact us

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