About us Our supporters Our supporters We are grateful to all of our supporters for helping us to continue listening to patients and speaking up for change. The Patients Association is a registered charity. We offer support and advice to patients and their families, along with opportunities to share their experiences of health and social care services. Using this knowledge, we work with the NHS and other healthcare providers to apply pressure and improve services. Our work is supported by individual membership subscriptions and donations, by grant-giving charitable trusts and foundations, and by organisations and groups through corporate membership, corporate donations and collaborative projects with NHS Trusts, universities and others. The Patients Association does not receive core funding from The Department of Health or any other government body. Helpline sponsors Corporate Members Project Partners Our collaborative project work is not limited to only CCGs or NHS Trusts, but encompasses all institutions involved in health and social care. Our current project partners include: University of Plymouth University of Oxford Independent Healthcare Sector Complaints Adjudication Service Grant Funders We are grateful to receive charitable grants from Trusts and Foundations, including: 29th May 1961 Charitable Trust The Frank Litchfield General Charitable Trust The Edith Lilian Harrison 2000 Foundation The Pamela Barlow Charitable Trust S and R Charitable Trust Our thanks also go to all of our individual members and supporters, our volunteers and ambassadors, and all those who give their time or their services in support of our work.