COVID-19 (coronavirus) update.

The hospital is currently closed to visitors.
We have implemented a number of restrictions to minimise the spread of COVID-19 at the RHN.

Read about the measures we are taking to keep our patients and residents protected.

Volunteering with patients

The work of our volunteers is greatly valued


Volunteering with patients helps to provide an engaging social life for them and use their skills and time across a huge range of activitiesVolunteering with patients helps to provide an engaging social life and use their skills and time across a huge range of activities, including;

  • escorting to and engaging with residents at group activities, such as gardening, sports and arts
  • facilitating activities and small art projects on wards
  • escorting residents to the Sunday service
  • working 1:1 with residents reading, helping with crosswords and generally engaging the resident in activities they enjoy
  • helping to take care of our patient gardens
  • supporting residents to access email and the internet.

If you’d like more information please get in touch with our Volunteer Coordinator, Emma Cartwright

Tel: 020 8780 4500 ext. 5952

Email: ecartwright@rhn.org.uk