Barts Charity - Improving the health of East London

Better healthcare for the people of East London

With your support, we bring brilliant ideas, ground-breaking research and transformational healthcare into our community.

How we create impact

We work in partnership with Barts Health NHS Trust and local research institutes to support care excellence and fund world-leading medical research.
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Together we make better healthcare possible.

Whatever happens in the wards of a Barts Health hospital – together, we can bring more warmth to every moment, and make things a little easier for everyone who passes through its doors. Please, donate to Barts Charity today, and help us be there – through it all.
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  • £ 159 m

    awarded by us in the last five years

    to fund research and healthcare projects for the people of East London

  • £ 1.5 m

    received from life affirming gifts in wills

    in the year to April 2023, ensuring we can be there for the people of East London and their families for years to come.

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Hospitals & research institutes

We’re proud to work closely with our partners Barts Health NHS Trust and the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at Queen Mary University of London (FMD). Thanks to people like you, we're working together to find ways to improve healthcare across the Barts Health hospitals and beyond - saving lives.

Together - Our Supporter Newsletter

In our Spring 2024 issue, hear from Bernard about the unique memorial he's created for his wife Jan, and how your donations are helping us be there, through it all.
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Help us be there, through it all.

Together, we can be there when our NHS staff and patients need us most.
Kairbaan Hodivala-Dilke researching cancer

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We are proudly dedicated to the health of East London. We fund innovations in care for patients and staff at our local NHS Trust, and we support medical research from proof of concept to major programmes.

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Updates and announcements

Read the latest news about health initiatives we've funded and the amazing people that have made this possible

In memory of Jan, forever much loved.

When Bernard’s wife Janet was diagnosed with blood cancer, his world was turned upside down. Janet sadly passed away in June 2023, and Bernard shares how creating a MuchLoved page in her memory was a great comfort to him, her friends and family.