Our charities and support groups

The following charities and support groups provide valuable support to us, and are always keen to hear from potential volunteers.

  • Epsom and St Helier NHS Trust Charitable Fund
    The Trust has it's own umbrella charity, which is split into 145 seperate funds. Please click the link above for more information about how the money is spent, and how you can donate to us
  • Cancer information and support centres
    The Macmillan Butterfly Centre at Epsom Hospital and the Cancer Information and Support Centre at St Helier Hospital provide information and support to anyone affected by cancer, and those who are worried about the risks of cancer
  • Disability Information Centre Epsom (DICE)
    DICE is an information service provided by trained volunteers to patients and visitors at Epsom General Hospital
  • Epsom Hospital Radio
    Began broadcasting in October 1978, after two mobile DJs met in the same ward and formed the idea of starting a hospital station
  • Epsom Medical Equipment Fund
    Founded in June 1979 as a charity, Epsom Medical Equipment Fund was established to provide or assist with the provision of facilities and equipment at Epsom Hospital which would not otherwise be provided by the local health funding
  • The Friends of Epsom and West Park Hospitals
    Formed in 1958 to provide amenities, equipment and voluntary services to the hospital
  • The League of Friends for St Helier Hospital 
    A much valued part of life at St Helier Hospital, raising funds for their benefit and running a range of services for patients, visitors and staff
  • Radio St Helier 
    Broadcasting across the hospital for over 40 years now. In that time, they have gone from a small room shared with the chaplain to purpose-built studios with the latest radio broadcast technology
  • South West Thames Kidney Fund
    The aims of the patient-led South West Thames Kidney Fund, the South West Thames Institute for Renal Research and the medical and nursing staff of the South West Thames Renal and Transplantation Unit are to improve the understanding of renal pathology, the treatment of renal disease, the care of renal patients, and to train and stimulate scientific, nursing, and medical staff
  • St Helier and Surrey Kidney Patients Association
    Provides support and information to people with renal failure, raises public awareness about renal issues, supports national renal organisations, and works closely with hospital staff to improve conditions for patients with chronic kidney disease
  • RVS (formerly known as the Women's Royal Voluntary Service)
    Runs a shop and coffee shop at Epsom Hospital.

Support from other charitable organisations

Many of our services also receive support from other charitable organisations, including: 

  • Momentum children’s charity (opens in a new window) provides practical and emotional support to the families of children with cancer or life-limiting illnesses who are being treated at Epsom Hospital, as well as refurbishing areas within the paediatric department. 

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