The volunteer group, Friends of Royal Perth Hospital, was set up in 1959 and remains an integral part of Royal Perth Hospital. The Friends operate the Friends Shop as well as the trolley service, with a percentage of profits from these outlets donated to the hospital to fund the purchase of equipment.
Other duties that volunteers undertake include:
escorting patients to different parts of the hospital
doing shopping for patients
handing out magazines
making tea and coffee
arrange and deliver flowers
assist with archiving and administration.
In total, there are approximately 400 volunteers at Royal Perth Hospital.
Phone: (08) 9224 2036
9.00am to 12.00pm (Monday to Friday)