You’re invited to celebrate 70 Years of care and support

We are delighted to extend a warm invitation to our community to commemorate our 70th anniversary and celebrate 70 years of support for the hospital.

All are welcome! The anniversary celebration will be held on Tuesday, May 21, at 12:30 p.m. at Teddington Memorial Hospital

Celebrate 70 years of support

Established seven decades ago, the League of Friends has supported Teddington Memorial Hospital, contributing to its continued presence and evolution over the years.

As we mark this significant milestone, we would be honoured to have you join us in celebrating our journey of support and service.

Provisional Running Order

12.30 pm: Arrive and Welcome

12.35 pm to 1.15 pm: Speakers

  • 12.35 pm: The League of Friends Past and Present: Chairman
  • 12.45 pm: The Friends’ Contribution to Teddington Memorial Hospital: Chair in Common of HRCH and Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • 12.55 pm: The Friends and the Community: The Mayor-elect of Richmond Upon Thames
  • 1.05 pm:  Supporting The Friends: Member of Parliament (provisional)

1.15 pm Refreshments and cupcakes


Jo Farrar: Chief Executive of Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust

Munira Wilson: Member of Parliament (provisional depending on parliamentary commitments)

Phil Hall: Chair in Common of HRCH and Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Cllr Piers Allen: Convenor of the Richmond Place Committee

Cllr Richard Pyne: The Mayor-elect of Richmond Upon Thames

Simon Douglas Lane: Chairman of The League of Friends of Teddington Memorial Hospital

Members of HRCH 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


Memorial garden at the front of Teddington Memorial Hospital.


A display of The League of Friends’ history over the last 70 years and information on the projects The Friends are supporting in 2024 and beyond will be on display.

Celebrate 70 years at Teddington Memorial Hospital

The celebration will take place at Teddington Memorial Hospital, where attendees can enjoy refreshments and cupcakes and learn more about the invaluable work the Friends have carried out over the past 70 years.

It will be an opportunity to reflect on our achievements and our impact on the local community’s healthcare. Our history will be displayed, and more information will be available on the projects we are supporting going forward.

Hear more from League of Friends Chairman Simon Douglas Lane and Chief Executive Jo Farrar about the Friends’ contribution to the hospital over the past 70 years and their exciting plans for the future, and meet fellow supporters and volunteers.

70 for 70

As part of the festivities, we are excited to announce the launch of our “70 for 70” fundraising campaign. With a goal of raising £70,000, this campaign aims to support new and innovative projects at the hospital.

Among these projects are the revamp of the Paediatric and Teen area and enhancements to the patient experience in the new Pain Clinic.

Join us

Join us as we celebrate 70 years of dedicated service and look forward to a future of continued support for Teddington Memorial Hospital.

We look forward to seeing you there!