St George’s Hospital Charity – Giving to George’s

You can support a part of St George’s Hospital that has made a difference to your life or somebody you love.

St George’s Hospital Charity uses donations to provide extra equipment, training for staff and improvements to the hospital’s buildings and gardens. Donations can benefit a particular ward or department, allowing you to support the area that is most important to you.  Alternatively, you can donate a sum of money to the general benefit of patients and staff at St George’s Hospital.

St George’s Hospital Charity has two main activities: fundraising and grant-giving. The Charity is able to fund projects which touch the lives of thousands of people cared for by the Hospital and local community services each year.


Recent projects funded by the Charity:

  • £1m of new medical equipment at St George’s and Queen Mary’s hospitals
  • £425,000 for a major expansion of St George’s Neonatal high dependency unit by helping to expand high dependency capacity by 4 cots, thereby increasing to 13 cots
  • £410,000 expansion of the chemotherapy day unit following the gift of a legacy to improve cancer facilities at St George’s and help more patients receive their treatments with greater privacy and dignity
  • £250,000 for a patient-led initiative to improve adult wards by making them more dementia friendly
  • Funding towards installing a new MRI scanner installation for neurology patients
  • 2 new birthing beds in the Carmen delivery suite at St George’s to respond to growing need
  • £70,000 for fetal monitors in the delivery suite
  • An orthotic foot scanner to instantly capture a 3D image of the shape of the foot, avoiding the need for plaster casts
  • Force plates and rehabilitation exercise equipment to aid recovery in the Douglas Bader Gym at Queen Mary’s
  • Support for the genetics team at St George’s to provide a microbiological safety cabinet for cell cultures used for genetic tests
  • 3 balloon pumps for use for life support in emergency settings in the cardiac catheter labs and cardiac theatres
  • £120,000 for 4 cystocopes to view the interior lining of the bladder and urethra with a narrow cable
  • £11,500 for rehabilitation equipment for hand injuries
  • £104,000 for intensive care at St George’s, particularly ventilators and bronchoscopes to provide breathing support

Find out more about the charity in this short video


Make a donation

You can make a donation in a number of ways:

In person

Visit us in the fundraising office on the ground floor of Grosvenor Wing

By post

Send a cheque made payable to St George’s Hospital Charity to:

St George’s Hospital Charity
Fundraising
St George’s Hospital
Blackshaw Road
London
SW17 0QT
 

Online

Visit the Charity website givingtogeorges.org.uk for more information. You can also make a one-off or regular donation directly to St George’s Hospital Charity on JustGiving.com

If you would like to discuss making a donation or fundraising activity please contact the Fundraising Office on 020 8725 4522 or at giving@stgeorges.nhs.uk


Highlights of last year

  • Take That singer Mark Owen opening a new children’s garden at St George’s in April. The educational garden has been designed for inpatients and outpatients, and provides an area for rest, relaxation and learning. The garden was made possible thanks to donations from the Christian Blandford Fund, the Max Temple Thompson fund and the Paediatric Unit Fund.
  • John McFall, Paralympian and former patient, returned to Queen Mary’s Hospital in July to celebrate a series of Movement and Music classes led by Rambert Dance Company for amputee patients
  • HRH Princess Alexandra officially opened the paediatric intensive care unit (PICU) in September, the refurbishment of which was generously funded by the Giauque family
  • Television presenter, singer and actress Toyah Willcox officially opened a new children’s art exhibition at St George’s Hospital in October
  • A massive £16,300 total was raised from Christmas collections at the Royal Albert Hall, which was shared with Paul’s Cancer Support Centre in Clapham
  • Dame Ruth Carnall, NHS London’s chief executive, officially opened the fully refurbished and modernised emergency department at St George’s Hospital