royal visits

Members of the royal family are patrons of dozens of hospitals and healthcare organisations.

The Queen

British Diabetic Association, British Homoeopathic Association, Brompton Hospital, Cancer Research Campaign, Great Ormond Street Hospital, Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital, Imperial Cancer Research Fund, King Edward's Hospital Fund for London, Royal National Institute for the Blind, Royal Association in Aid of Deaf People, Royal Hospital for Neuro Disability, Royal Marsden Hospital, St George's Hospital, The Stroke Association.

Duke of Edinburgh

British Heart Foundation, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Muscular Dystrophy Group, Sutton Hospital.

Queen Mother

Brompton Hospital, Marie Curie Memorial Foundation, Mencap, National Deaf Children's Society, Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea Hospitals, Royal Hospital for Sick Children.

Prince of Wales

Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital Redevelopment Fund, Help the Aged, National Campaign for Macmillan Nurses, Princess Louise Scottish Hospital, Sane.

Duke of York

Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital.

Princess Royal

International Health Exchange, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, Princess Royal Trust for Carers, College of Occupational Therapists, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Sense, Spinal Injuries Association.

Princess Margaret

Heart Disease and Diabetes Trust, Mathilda and Terence Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, London Lighthouse, Migraine Trust, Tenovus.

Duke of Gloucester

Cancer Research Campaign,

St Bartholomew's Hospital.

Duchess of Gloucester

AFASIC (association for speech impaired children), BLISS (Baby Life Support Systems),

Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths, National Asthma Campaign.

Duchess of Kent

Age Concern England, Arthritis and Rheumatism Council for Research, Cancer and Leukaemia in Childhood, Macmillan Cancer Relief, Haemophilia Society, Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic and District Hospital, Anthony Nolan Bone Marrow Trust, SCOPE, Torbay and South Devon Hospice.

Prince Michael of Kent

National Eye Research Centre

Princess Michael of Kent

Sharon Allen Leukaemia Trust

Princess Alexandra

Alzheimer's Disease Society, BACUP (British Association of Cancer United Patients),

Bethlem and Royal Maudsley Hospital, Care for People with a Handicap, Cystic Fibrosis Research Trust, Mind, National Kidney Research Fund, St Christopher's Hospice.

Sir Angus Ogilvy

Arthritis Care, Drug and Alcohol Foundation, National Heart Hospital, NCH Action for Children, Royal Alexandra Hospital for Sick Children.

Duchess of York

Motor Neurone Disease Association, Teenage Trust Cancer Appeal, Tommy's Campaign.