Welcome to the website of the Friends of York Hospitals

We are a registered Charity, founded in 1953 and rooted in the local community.



Our charity has two main roles:

We provide hospital volunteers who help the patients and support the staff at York Hospital.
We raise money for the hospital to buy equipment and services that cannot be funded centrally.

Are you interested in volunteering with us?
For information about becoming a Friends volunteer, along with a link to an application form, see our Volunteers page.
PLEASE NOTE: FOYH ARE CURRENTLY NOT RECRUITING STUDENT VOLUNTEERS TO HELP IN YORK HOSPITAL. WE ARE IN THE PROCESS OF A CHANGE TO AN ONLINE RECRUITMENT SYSTEM. WE EXPECT TO BE ABLE TO REOPEN FOR STUDENT APPLICATIONS WITHIN THE FIRST 3 MONTHS OF 2018. APOLOGIES FOR THE INCONVENIENCE!

Are you looking for news about - or photos from - a recent Friends event or initiative?
See the Documents page for our newsletters, Friends News, and our latest Annual Reports.
Some FOYH photos are available via our Facebook group. Please click the Facebook button above right.

Do you want to find out about how we work and who our Trustees are?
Please refer to the About Us page.

Are you a Member - a Volunteer or Supporter - looking for specific information?
Our Volunteer Policy, Role Descriptions, Problem Solving Procedures and other documents are available here.

Contact Us

Friends of York Hospitals
York Hospital, Wigginton Road, York YO31 8HE
t: 01904 726762
e: friendsofyorkhospitals@york.nhs.uk

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For further enquiries please email, phone or drop into our office at York Hospital - next to the Discharge Lounge, near the Main Reception desk. Contact details above. The office is staffed from 9.15am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday.

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