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Following hundreds of votes from members, The Lensbury announced on 1st January their Charity of the Year for 2023 – The Friends of Teddington Memorial Hospital. Read more…
Claire Llewellin-Davis, Managing Director, The Lensbury, said: ‘I am delighted that our members have chosen The Friends of Teddington Memorial Hospital as our Charity of the Year for 2023. We look forward to working with our members, staff, and The Friends on all of the exciting fundraising events and initiatives throughout the year to support the worthwhile projects the hospital has planned for 2023. As an important pillar in our local community, we are pleased to be able to support the hospital and protect this vital service for our local area’.
Friends of Teddington Memorial Hospital Chairman Simon Douglas Lane commented on the announcement: ‘Heartfelt thanks go to the Lensbury members who voted for us, enabling us to continue to fund crucial projects. The Friends must continue its fundraising efforts at the heart of our community so that we can maintain essential improvements to our beloved hospital.’
On Saturday, 10 September 2022, Anne-Marie Renshaw undertook a fantastic 10km fundraising swim, without a wetsuit, at Shepperton Lake for The Friends of Teddington Memorial Hospital in memory of her Mum, Anne Rae. Read more…
Anne-Marie said: “Mum was in Teddington Memorial Hospital for the last few weeks of her life, and the NHS teams working there were wonderful with her. I want to be able to thank them with vital funds to enable them to keep providing such great care. Mum loved to swim, so what better way to remember her.”
Munira Wilson, MP for Twickenham, opened a second paediatric audiology screening room at Teddington Memorial Hospital on 13 June 2022. More local children with hearing problems will now quickly get the care they need. Read more…
League of Friends Chairman Reverend Simon Douglas Lane added: “Heartfelt thanks go to our many League of Friends supporters in the community who, by their efforts, have allowed us to fund this project. This is why it is so important for the League to continue its fundraising efforts in the community, so we can continue to fund improvements to our beloved hospital.”
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The Friends of Teddington Memorial Hospital
Affectionately known as ‘The Friends’, The League of Friends of Teddington Memorial Hospital is essential to the Teddington community.
The Friends supports the staff and patients of Teddington Memorial Hospital by enabling and enhancing the quality and quantity of the provision of medical services, facilities, and general improvements above the NHS-funded baseline, ensuring the hospital’s long-term future.
The Friends has mounted significant successful fundraising appeals since its inception and raised over £8 million to date through the generosity of the local community to deliver improvements to Teddington Memorial Hospital that would not have otherwise been possible.
The NHS provides an appropriate baseline level of funding for Teddington Memorial Hospital. However, The Friends offers opportunities for local people, local organisations and businesses, large and small, to support and contribute to those additions that make the hospital so valuable to our community.
The League of Friends of Teddington Memorial Hospital is a charitable company limited by guarantee and registered in England (registered charity number 1130645 and company number 06956467).