Welcome to the Friends of the RUH

“supporting the Royal United Hospital with volunteers and patient amenities”

The Friends of the RUH provide amenities and comforts for patients and relatives which could not otherwise be provided by the NHS. This includes having volunteers across the hospital, fundraising and a Coffee Shop and Shop that are open 7 days a week.
Find us at B18 in the Royal United Hospital.
Office Opening Hours are:
Monday – Thursday 9am – 5pm  Friday 9am – 12.30pm

Latest News


Celebrating 60 Years

Cakes will be distributed to all our inpatients wards throughout 2017 as part of our celebrations.



Many Thanks to Bath Cake Company for their donations.


New Shop Trolley

The Friends provide a ‘hospital shop’ trolley service to the wards for patients wishing to purchase much-needed supplies whilst on the hospital wards.