The Friends of St Thomas'

The Friends of St Thomas' Hospital logoThe Friends of St Thomas' Hospital is a voluntary organisation, a registered charity (no 253342) and a member of Attend.

What we do

Our history goes back over 135 years and we continue to raise money to buy medical and nursing equipment and to provide comforts and benefits for patients at St Thomas’ Hospital.

You can download a full list of gifts to wards and departments (PDF 8Kb) to the end of March 2015, or see a copy in the Friends of St Thomas' shop. You can also download the trustees' financial statements at March 2015 (PDF 53Kb).

  • How we raise money

    The Friends of St Thomas' raise money in a number of ways, including:

      • subscriptions
      • donations 
      • raffles
      • the Christmas market
      • mini markets and book sales
      • legacies
      • gift aid
      • the Friends' shop.
     
  • The Friends shop

    The Friends shop is a mainstay for raising funds and is situated on the ground floor by the entrance to the Lambeth Wing. It is managed and run entirely by volunteers and is open Monday-Friday, 10.30am-3pm.

    It stocks a wide range of items including jewellery, gifts, greeting cards and hospital memorabilia.

    Telephone number of the shop is 020 7188 2470.

  • Contact us, join us, or make a donation

    Friends of St Thomas' Hospital office
    2nd floor, Gassiot House
    St Thomas' Hospital
    Westminster Bridge Road
    London SE1 7EH

    Tel: 020 7188 2468
    Email: friendsof.st.thomas@gstt.nhs.uk

    To join the Friends as a subscribing member, become a volunteer, make a donation or leave a legacy, download a donation form (PDF 49Kb) and send it to the address above or call in and drop it off in person. The office is staffed Monday-Tuesday, 9.30am-4pm.

    All members receive a copy of the annual report and are invited to attend the annual general meeting and other functions. The Friends of St Thomas' are always looking for new volunteers to help in the shop and with our other fundraising activities.

  • Events

    • Wednesday 17 February – book sale, 10am-3pm, birdsong corridor, St Thomas'
    • Wednesday 2 March – book sale, 10am-3pm, birdsong corridor, St Thomas'
    • Thursday 21 April – mini market, 11am-3pm, Central Hall and birdsong corridor, St Thomas'.

Contact details

The Friends office
2nd floor
Gassiot House
St Thomas' Hospital
Westminster Bridge Road
London SE1 7EH

Tel: 020 7188 2468

Email: friendsof.st.thomas
@gstt.nhs.uk

  • Chairman:Mrs Marian de la Piquerie
  • Hon secretary: Mrs Paula Young
  • Hon treasurer:Mrs Patricia Percival
  • Office secretary: Mrs Ros Hollyer 
  • Shop managers: Susan Cooksey and Natalie Tiddy