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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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West Surrey Stroke Care Services consultation launched

The public are being asked to share their views on plans to improve stroke services in West Surrey. A 12-week public consultation is being launched on Monday, 6 February.

 

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Trust shortlisted for National Patient Experience Awards

Ashford & St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has two quality improvement projects shortlisted for the 2017 National Patient Experience Network Awards (PEN).

 

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MS Team Wins Prestigious Award

Our MS Specialist Nurses, Natalie Thompson and Emily Whisker, have won a prestigious QuDos in MS Award – in the category of ‘Innovation in practice: outstanding use of information and shared decision making in MS care’.

 

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‘Time to Move’ on Cherry Ward

Patients on Cherry Ward, the Older Patients’ Short Stay Unit at St Peter’s Hospital, are being urged to ‘Keep Moving’ to raise their awareness of the importance and value of physical activity during a hospital stay and beyond.

Suzanne's Message

Find time to do something new

In a busy hospital environment like ours, we spend a great deal of our time nurturing and caring for others but it’s equally important that we invest and devote a bit of time into looking after ourselves and supporting each other.

Earlier this week, Valerie and I were fortunate enough to attend an event outside of our normal environment which gave us both a chance to see things from a completely different perspective ... read this week's message