Information, events and training for current volunteers and staff

Information for volunteers

This page contains useful information for volunteers and important documents related to volunteering with Imperial Health Charity,  which can be downloaded. If you have any questions about the documents below or want to discuss anything related to your volunteering please contact the Volunteering Manager at your main hospital site. 

Volunteering Policy

Vol Policy March 2019 Image.JPGThis document outlines how Imperial Health Charity will work with the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust to run the volunteering programme. It outlines key Trust policies and procedures that volunteers will need to follow and adhere to as well as key information about volunteering. It is strongly recommended that all volunteers and staff read this document

Further Training Opportunities for Volunteers 

As part of our plans for volunteering at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, we have been looking at ways that we can offer additional learning through training, talks and networking events so that you can explore various topics to support you in your volunteer role.

We are really excited to be able to offer these sessions for volunteers within the Trust and hope that you can join us. Please follow the details below for upcoming sessions and how to book.  

Upcoming Sessions 

Dementia Friends Information Session:

A Dementia Friends Information Session is a fun, interactive way to learn a little about dementia and how it can affect people’s lives. Led by a volunteer Dementia Friends Champion, the Session lasts 45-60 minutes and covers five key messages that everyone should know about dementia, through activities and discussion.

  • Thursday 23rd May 2019 at the Charity Headquarters (178-180 Edgware Road, London, W2 2DS) from 2pm-3pm.

Frailty Champions Training Session:

This session, which is presented by Trust staff, looks at how we talk about all frailty care within the trust and why it matters.

  • Friday 31st May 2019 in Room 2, Mint Wing, St Mary's Hospital from 2pm-4pm
  • Tuesday 25th June 2019 in Room 1, Mint Wing, St Mary's Hospital from 10am-12pm

Autism and Learning Disabilities Information Session:

  • Wednesday 19th June 2019 in the New Boardroom at Charing Cross Hospital from 10.30am-12.30pm 

Schwartz Round:

Schwartz Rounds are group discussions that offer a space to share and reflect on the personal, emotional and social aspects of our work in healthcare. They run at the education centres of each site, 1-2pm, with lunch and registration from 12.30.

  • Monday 13th May 2019 at Hammersmith Hospital 
  • Wednesday 29th May 2019 at St Mary's Hospital 
  • Tuesday 11th June 2019 at Charing Cross Hospital
  • Thursday 4th July 2019 at Hammersmith Hospital
  • Wednesday 24th July 2019 at St Mary's Hospital 
  • Wednesday 14th August 2019 at Charing Cross Hospital

CEO Session

Each month CEO Tim Orchard and members of the executive team host sessions on our four sites to share key developments in the Trust and answer any questions you may have. 

  • Tuesday 21st May 2019 at Hammersmith Hospital 
  • Friday 24th May 2019 at St Mary's Hospital
  • Wednesday 29th May at Charing Cross Hospital
  • Friday 31st May at Western Eye Hospital 

Please follow the booking instructions below to register for these events:

1. Go to

2. Sign-in using the button at the top using your username

3. (If  you don’t know or have forgotten your password, click on Sign-in to your account and then click on the Forgot my password link)

4. (Type your username in the ‘Username’ box)

5. (Click Submit)

6. (Check your emails and follow the steps to reset your password, choose something memorable as you will need to remember this to book future events)

7. (Now go back to   

8.  (Log-in using your username (this is ) and your new password)

9.  Click on the Training tab

10. Click on the event title you would like to attend

11. Click Register

Don’t worry, if you run into any difficulties booking your place please call us on 020 3005 6391.

We look forward to seeing you there.