Our Patron Professor Lord Winston
Lord Winston is Professor of Science and Society and Emeritus Professor of Fertility Studies at Imperial College London.
In the 1970s he developed gynaecological surgical techniques that improved fertility treatments. He later pioneered new treatments to improve and developed pre-implantation diagnosis. This allowed embryos to be screened for genetic diseases and has allowed parents carrying faulty genes to have children free of illnesses such as cystic fibrosis.
Robert Winston is also Chairman of the - a charity which raised over £13 million to establish the Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology and which now funds high quality research into women’s health and babies.
The Friends of Hammersmith Hospital Board of Trustees
President Prof N. Standfield F.R.C.S Vice Presidents. Prof A. Chu F.R.C.P., Mr. Punjabi F.C.C.P. Chairman Miss A. Smith
Executive Committee: Mrs D. Oldfield, Ms J. Sweid, Mrs G. Hunt, Ms S. Lennon, Mrs P. Powell, Ms S. Pavlik, Mrs H. Grewal, Mrs H. Melmoth, Mrs M. Kearney
Administrator: Mrs. U. Jeffries
Emeritus President: Prof. K. M. Taylor F.R.C.S