pioneering treatments to restore patients’ quality of life

In the 28 years since it was founded, RAFT has significantly changed the face of healthcare, and, with the help of our supporters, will continue to do so into the future.

pioneering treatments to restore patients’ quality of life

In the 28 years since it was founded, RAFT has significantly changed the face of healthcare, and, with the help of our supporters, will continue to do so into the future.

Our Research

RAFT – a medical research charity dedicated to improving the lives of children and adults that have suffered physical trauma. RAFT instigates its own research programmes guided by an independent Scientific Advisory Committee. Our research is carried out by our own scientists and researchers, working independently and in collaboration with some of the leading medical institutions ...
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RAFT

RAFT was established by plastic surgeons who were dismayed at how long it took for scientific innovations to filter through to patients. Working with burns patients, they believed there was so much more that could be done and so, decided to invest their own money to change the situation.

A Burning Issue

RAFT is a medical research charity founded in 1988 by four plastic surgeons, Roy Sanders, Brian Morgan, Douglas Harrison and Paul Smith, who were dismayed at the lack of successful wound healing treatment options available to patients who had suffered severe burns, such as those injured in oil rig ...

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