We’re an independent, place-based foundation. We work with Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and others to improve the health of people in the London boroughs of Lambeth and Southwark.

Our proudest moments of 2018

For Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity, 2018 was a year of deepening our understanding of urban health, of learning and sharing, and of building the foundations to become a more effective funder and a stronger fundraising charity. 

"Social prescribing is a step in the right direction."

Kate Langford on the three shifts needed to scale social prescribing.

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“There are so many small changes within our reach."

Jamie Oliver on improving child obesity in the capital.

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Finding market-based solutions to child obesity

How can start-ups and businesses drive healthier food environments?

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How donations improve care for patients

See how staff are making a difference in our hospitals and community sites.

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St Thomas' Hospital opens new Emergency Floor

The Emergency Department opens with ground-breaking design.

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Our projects

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Our approach

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Our hospitals

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What makes us different

Place. We work in the London boroughs of Lambeth and Southwark, supporting new approaches to health and sharing insights and learning with anyone facing similar challenges.

Focus. Our programmatic approach focuses on a few complex health issues at a time. Currently we’re aiming to reduce childhood obesity and slow down people's progression to multiple long-term conditions.

Connecting. We bring great minds together, within and outside the NHS, to come at problems from different angles. And we collaborate, partnering with anyone – here and in other cities - to find, develop and deliver the best possible approaches to better health

Vision. Great ideas sometimes need the space and resource to fly and to reach their potential – so we take a long-term view with a very open mind

Impact. We’re led by evidence and focussed on outcomes – always testing, evaluating, learning and adapting for greater results. By combining our resources with others, we create the kind of firepower that achieves meaningful change now and for future generations.

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