Barts Charity - Improving the health of East London
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Improving the health of East London

We bring brilliant ideas, ground-breaking research and transformational healthcare to life in 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.

Barts Charity has helped to advance healthcare for hundreds of years. Together with partners and our community, we make better healthcare possible - funding brilliant ideas and ground-breaking research to transform lives.
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  • £ 159 m

    awarded by us in the last five years

    to fund research and healthcare projects for our East London population

  • £ 1.5 m

    received from life affirming gifts in wills

    in the year to April 2023, supporting future generations in East London

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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). Our collaboration drives life-changing improvements to healthcare across the Barts Health hospitals and further afield.

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Barts 900 Campaign

In 2023, St Bartholomew's celebrates it's 900th anniversary. To mark this occasion we are fundraising for two transformational healthcare projects that will benefit East London.
Be a part of Barts 900 Campaign

How you can support Barts Charity

Together, we can be there when our NHS staff and patients need us most.
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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