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Welcome to Ashford and St Peter's Hospitals and thank you for your interest in volunteering.

We value our volunteers highly and greatly appreciate the work you do for us.

As a volunteer, you will become part of a team dedicated to helping support our efforts to provide a high quality healthcare and patient service user experience. It is also a great opportunity to make new friends, learn new skills or enhance existing ones.

Whatever time you can spare will be a great help. From administration to portering to helping as a mealtime support volunteer, every role is equally valuable.

On these pages, you can find out more about the services we provide and how you can join us.

If you have any questions about volunteering or wish to enquire about the kind of roles on offer, please contact Voluntary Services at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Join our award winning team

Our volunteers were proud to be awarded The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service in 2012.

 

 

Volunteers have been operating at the hospitals from 1966

Ashford Hospital Hostesses were (known as ‘Shrimps’ – because of their pink uniforms)

 

A group of volunteers enjoying tea and cake at their tea party.

As part of Volunteers’ Week, volunteers at Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals came together to enjoy a special tea party, organised by the Trust as a thank-you for their hard work and dedication ... read more

 

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Head midwife at Ashford and St. Peter’s Hospitals makes pledge to care for colleagues

Jane Urben, Divisional Chief Midwife for Ashford and St. Peter’s Hospitals, has signed the Royal College of Midwives’ (RCM) ‘Caring for You’ charter, which is a commitment to improve the health, safety and wellbeing of her team of midwives, student midwives and maternity assistants at work.

 

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Starlight Christmas Pantomime delivers a dose of festive cheer to young patients

It was smiles, fun and laughter for young patients at ASPH on Saturday (26 November) when Dick Whittington and His Cat dropped by to bring some early Christmas cheer to the children’s wards.

 

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Trust’s Housekeeping Team recognized for going the extra mile

The Housekeeping Team at Ashford and St Peter’s NHS Foundation Trust has been shortlisted for the Hospital Cleaning Award at this year’s Health Business Awards.

 

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Boards decide not to pursue merger

Earlier this year it was jointly agreed by Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to pause their proposed merger until after the end of quarter 2, at which time the strategic position would be reviewed again.

Suzanne's Message

Developments in Maternity

Welcome to this month’s video message. This time I’ve been talking to colleagues working in our maternity services in Abbey Wing and the ABC birth unit and finding out about some of the fantastic work that’s going on to improve care to women and their babies ... watch this week's message