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RAFT to publish 30 year impact report

For our 30th Anniversary next year, we will be publishing an impact report that will detail how RAFT’s research over the last three decades has changed surgical practice.  Building on the study we did in our 25th anniversary, which showed that the results of over 100 of RAFT’s research projects are used in hospitals around […]

RAFT to publish 30 year impact report

Message from RAFT following yesterday’s incident in London

Today our deepest condolences go to the families of the victims of the terrible attack yesterday.  Those who are injured and being treated for their injuries, are in our thoughts and prayers. We are deeply sad that an evil incident should have caused such needless suffering but also extremely proud of the police, emergency services, […]

Raft Restoration of Appearance and Function Trust

Dr Olivier Branford becomes a patron for RAFT

RAFT is delighted to announce that Dr Olivier Branford is now a patron for the charity. Olivier previously worked at RAFT as a Surgical Research Fellow and is now a plastic surgeon at The Royal Marsden, a specialist cancer treatment hospital in London, where he performs breast reconstruction surgery. In addition, he is Associate Editor for […]

Dr Olivier Branford becomes a patron for RAFT

67 Pall Mall hosts RAFT’s 30th Anniversary launch

67 Pall Mall hosted an event with RAFT last night during which close friends and supporters of the charity were given a taste of what is planned for next years 30th anniversary campaign. RAFT would like to thank 67 Pall Mall for its generous support in hosting this event. A big thank you also goes […]

67 Pall Mall hosts RAFT's 30th Anniversary launch

LFB 150 raises over £70,000 for chosen charities

The London Fire Brigade raised funds for six charities during their 150th anniversary year in 2016. With the support of RAFT’s gala LFB dinner at the Mansion House, a total of £78,490.45 was raised for 6 charities whose work supports children and adults badly burnt by fire. The charities were RAFT, Children’s Burns Trust, Children of […]

LFB 150 raises over £70,000 for chosen charities

A big thank you to Iver Golf Club

RAFT would like to say a huge thank you to Iver Golf Club, who have announced that RAFT will be their chosen charity for 2017. An official announcement was made to members at their AGM, during which a cheque for £380 was presented to RAFT’s Operations Manager, Richard Ellis. RAFT are extremely grateful to Iver […]

A big thank you to Iver Golf Club

RAFT is recruiting

RAFT is looking to recruit a Trust and Foundation Fundraising Executive. If you are interested in applying for this position then please click here for more information.

RAFT is recruiting

A year to remember for events

RAFT is looking back on a year that included some truly memorable events, such as the Annual Clay Shoot, the LFB 150 Gala Dinner and most recently, The Lasting Life Love Letters event. Love Letters was a gala dinner held at London’s Dorchester Hotel on 22nd November. It was hosted by Susan George in honour […]

A year to remember for events

A year to celebrate for RAFT and Smart Matrix Limited

As 2016 draws to a close, RAFT can look back on a year of both challenges and achievements. The hard work and innovation of both RAFT and Smart Matrix Ltd (the spin-out company created by RAFT to further develop and commercialise its wound healing medical device) were recognised in 2016 with several awards. These included […]

A year to celebrate for RAFT and Smart Matrix Limited

LawWorks Recognizes Dechert LLP with Pro Bono Award

Dechert LLP, who provide RAFT with pro bono legal services, has been named as the winner in the “Best Contribution by an International Firm” category by LawWorks in its 2016 Pro Bono Awards.   LawWorks, a UK charity that connects volunteer lawyers with people in need of legal advice, set up the awards to celebrate […]

LawWorks Recognizes Dechert LLP with Pro Bono Award