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About us

We are an independent charity, governed by a highly qualified board of trustees and advisors. The Charity is dedicated to supporting the patients treated at Barts Health NHS Trust. Our vision is to promote excellence in healthcare by raising, investing and granting funds for research and equipment.

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Our work

We support the full range of routine and specialist services that are provided by the hospitals, from cancer to cardiac, trauma to children and across the spectrum of groundbreaking research.

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Barts Charity plays a vital role in supporting the Trust by providing grants which make a difference in patient care. Over the years Barts Charity has awarded a range of grants which support innovative approaches in healthcare and medical research.

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Special Purpose Funds

The Charity currently administers in excess of four hundred of these special purpose funds. These funds are of great benefit to Barts Health NHS Trust, Barts and the London Queen Mary’s School of Medicine and Dentistry , and the other NHS organisations whose funds The Charity has responsibility for.

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Corporate partnerships

Our fundraising team manage partnerships with organistaions of all sizes and from various sectors. We create bespoke solutions tailored to the needs and interests of our partners, from one-off donations to long-term partnerships.

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Get involved

We rely on the amazing efforts of our supporters to continue our work. Whether you want to take on a challenge like cycling from London to Paris, running a 10k race or even a marathon, or if you’re more of a cake baker, you can help us make a difference.


From Barts Kids Bones to our Trauma Appeal. See how you can make a difference this year.

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Send a Smile with Santa!

This Christmas, buy a gift or make a donation and help send a smile to the children in our hospitals.

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Introducing Circulate: The Barts Charity heart health network

Through Circulate, we seek to promote heart-healthy workplaces and save over 1,000 additional lives per year at the Barts Heart Centre.

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