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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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Ashford and St Peter’s accredited as a centre of excellence for its clinical coding

Ashford and St Peter’s clinical coding service was recently accredited to become a clinical coding academy, one of only three centres across the country.

 

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Success of dedicated unit for elderly patients

At the end of last year a new Older Persons Short Stay Unit – named Cherry Ward - opened at St Peter’s Hospital, specifically to care for patients over the age of 75.

 

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Sandra Chinyere announced as one of NHS England’s CSO WISE Fellows

Ashford and St Peter’s Clinical Service Manager for Neurophysiology, Sandra Chinyere, was one of four inspiring female healthcare scientists, to be announced by NHS England last week (29th June), as the successful recipients to receive the first Chief Scientific Officer’s (CSO) Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Fellowship scheme 2016.

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Meeting our members

On Tuesday evening we held our Annual Members' Meeting in the Postgrad centre at St Peter's. Hosted by Aileen, this is our opportunity with our Governors, to showcase the work we do to our members, colleagues and other stakeholders and a really positive event to come back to in my first week after my summer holiday. It was a hot evening, but even so we had around 75 people who came along to hear about what we are doing and to meet members of staff at our 'marketplace' event ... read the full message