We are an independent charitable foundation. We support new ideas to tackle major health and care challenges in the London boroughs of Lambeth and Southwark.
A new app developed with our support will help healthcare professionals to identify people at risk of inherited cancer.
Dr Anju Kulkarni (pictured far left) applied for a grant from our Cancer Funds to develop the pioneering Cancer Genetics app for health professionals.Read more
A proposal to expand a successful diabetes service piloted through one of our grants has been selected to be part of a £3.5 million scaling-up programme. Funding of £500,000 from the Health Foundation will help grow the award-winning 3 Dimensions of Care for Diabetes (3DFD) into a multi-disciplinary service that integrates mind and body care for long-term conditions (LTCs).Read more
We have partnered with DigitalHealth.London and its new Accelerator programme to drive progress in digital health innovation. Through an investment of £95,000, we are supporting entrepreneurs working locally to realise their ideas for digitally-enhanced health and healthcare.Read more
The first radiotherapy machines in Europe that will treat patients above ground level have been delivered to the new Cancer Centre at Guy’s Hospital.
The six linear accelerators have been purchased with a grant from the Charity, as part of our support for the new centre. Located on the second floor, the machines’ combined weight, along with the radiation rooms and necessary shielding, weigh over 5,000 tonnes, making the Cancer Centre at Guy’s heavier than its neighbour, The Shard.
The Cancer Centre is due to open to patients this autumn.Read more