The League of Friends of

University Hospital Southampton


League of Friends - Charity No. 249466

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Providing Equipment

Providing Equipment


One of the main functions of the League of Friends is to provide some of the extra comforts or equipment that the NHS doesn’t. For example, most years the League helps to fund the Hospital Radio service, as well as providing money for flowers for the Chaplaincy.

We also provide funding for Cake and Concert events for the elderly on a regular basis.


Below is a sample of items that we have funded over the last few years:

  • Sara Stedy toileting aid

  • Overnight Room for relatives

  • Funds for activity craft items

  • Reclining Chair

  • Redecorating Seminar/café

  • Kits for Reminiscence Screens

  • Seating & Overnight beds

  • Baby Changing Unit

  • NanoMax Ultra Sound Machine

  • Funding for 2 year Fellowship for Kidney Research

  • Software for Ready Steady Go

  • Manometry System

  • 14 Individual DVD Players

  • Oil Diffuser

  • Fine bore endoscope

  • 50 Chairs

  • Music and Art Sessions

  • Funding for gifts for quizzes

  • Pods for Dementia Patients

  • 2 Carescape Monitors

  • Full body exerciser

  • 20 Wheel chairs(inc 1 bariatric)

  • Electric Riser/recliner chairs

  • Patient Lifting Hoist

  • Bonfils rigid scope

  • Vital signs monitor

  • Transition Clinic

  • 2 paediatric nasoendoscopes

  • Artwork

  • Cannulation/Phlebotomy chair