Celebrating 70 Years of Support: Our 70th Anniversary Celebration!

On May 21st, 2024, at 12:30 pm, the community gathered for a momentous occasion—celebrating 70 years of support of The Friends of Teddington Memorial Hospital. This significant milestone marks seven decades of unwavering support and dedication to our community hospital, and it was a heartfelt thank you to everyone who has been a part of our journey.

Seven Decades of Dedication

Outside the hospital, many supporters gathered to commemorate this extraordinary milestone.

It was a day filled with reflections on past achievements and aspirations for a future of continued progress and innovation. Whether long-time supporters or newcomers curious about our mission, everyone was welcomed with open arms.


No celebration is complete without delicious treats; our event was no exception. Guests indulged in scrumptious cupcakes, beautifully decorated to mark this special occasion. Various refreshments were available alongside the cupcakes, creating a perfect atmosphere for supporters to mingle and share stories.

Our Community

The 70th anniversary was more than just a celebration—it was a vibrant community gathering. It provided a chance to reconnect with new and old supporters and share the stories and memories that have shaped our journey.

Over the years, Teddington Memorial Hospital has evolved, but our commitment to supporting exceptional care and service has remained constant.

Our Supporters

This remarkable milestone would not have been possible without the unwavering support of our dedicated trustees and staff, the compassionate hospital staff, and the trust of patients and their families.

We celebrated each of you who has contributed to our success and helped us reach this significant anniversary.

Thank You

Together, we honoured the past and embraced the future. The day was filled with joy, reflection, and appreciation, and we were thrilled to share it with all of you.

Special thanks go to:

  • Simon Douglas Lane: Chairman of The League of Friends of Teddington Memorial Hospital
  • Phil Hall: Chair in Common of HRCH and Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Cllr Richard Pyne: The Mayor of Richmond Upon Thames
  • Munira Wilson: Member of Parliament

for their excellent speeches. We also extend our gratitude to:

  • Jo Farrar: Chief Executive of Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Members of HRCH staff, especially the Communications Team
  • Teddington Memorial Hospital staff
  • Trustees and Staff of The League of Friends
  • Members, Supporters, and Volunteers of The League of Friends
  • Corporate & Community Supporters of The League of Friends

It was a day to remember, celebrating 70 years, a testament to the power of community and the enduring impact of seven decades of dedication.

Here’s to many more years of supporting exceptional care at Teddington Memorial Hospital!

Contact us to learn how you can support The Friends and be part of Teddington Memorial Hospital’s future.