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Friends Strategic Plan 2017 – 2020

Strategic Plan for 2017 – 2020. Angela Smith, Executive Manager launched the new Strategic Plan for 2017‚ÄĒ2020 at our recent AGM¬†and outlined our three key objectives: Our Mission “To he  more

Pub Quiz!

Monday 30th¬†January 2016 Food from 5pm ‚Äď Quiz at 7.15pm ‚ÄėThe Masque Haunt‚Äô 168-172 Old Street EC1V 9BP Come and join us for a burger and quiz night to help raise funds for Friends. ¬£11.50 per   more

Peacock Newsletter: November 2016

‘Peacock’ is our quarterly newsletter giving information about Friends of Moorfields and the work we do. In this issue: Consultant Dan Gore talks about keratoconus and other things that ca  more

Information Videos about Anaesthetics

Are you coming to Moorfields¬†for surgery or another procedure on your eye? Friends have¬†sponsored for a series of information videos about the different types of anaesthetics we use here. Introducti  more

Optos ‘California’ Widefield Camera – Thank You!

With your support we¬†have purchased¬†this amazing new¬†Widefield Camera for Moorfields Oncology and Retina depts.¬†Watch Dr Gordon Hay’s presentation¬†about the benefits of this at our recent A  more
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Visit Friends Online Shop

On-line Shop now open Click here to visit shop  more

Art & Jewellery Sales raise over £60,000

  For the past 10 years Friends have been¬†holding regular¬†Art and Jewellery sales at Moorfields City Road. The team of volunteers, led by artist and former dancer Jean Higgins sell donated item  more

Cornea Grafts and Keratoconus

  Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon and¬†External Diseases Specialist Dan Gore Talks about keratoconus and¬†some of the other¬†things that can affect a cornea, and stresses¬†the importance of eye don  more

Optos ‘California’ Widefield Camera – Thank You!

With your support we raised ¬£25,505 towards the Widefield Camera for Moorfields Oncology and Retina depts. As this was needed urgently the trustees decided to purchase the camera in full, taking the   more

Laser for Patients with Diabetic Retinopathy

  Consultant ophthalmic surgeon and¬†medical retina¬†specialist Philip Hykin Demonstrates the new Multispot Lasar that Friends purchased earlier this year using a very generous legacy from Marie   more

Addressing Demand for Glaucoma Services

Consultant ophthalmic surgeon and glaucoma specialist Maria Papadopoulos spoke to Angela Smith about the new Specialist glaucoma optometrist clinics and how they will address the increasing demand for  more
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Counsellor for Children Appointed

We are very excited to announce that the specialist paediatric counsellor that you helped us raise ¬£32,000 to support has been appointed and will start working at Moorfields in September.¬†She will b  more
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Station Collectors wanted

Could you help the hospital by becoming a collector for a couple of hours?¬†¬†If you are interested please contact the Friends office. Phone 020 7251 1240 and speak to either Natalia or¬†Angela or ema  more

Chat with Friends Longest Serving Volunteer

Friends longest serving volunteer, Ann Tourle had a coffee and catch up with Volunteer Service Manager Natalia Tomashpolskaya to talk about here 20+ years as a Friends volunteer, and her recent day ou  more

Cataract Director talks to Friends

Mr Vincenzo Maurino, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon in Cornea and Refractive Surgery and Service Director for Cataracts at Moorfields talks to Angela Smith about cataract surgery and explains the impor  more