League of Friends Facilities

Coffee Shop

The coffee shop is situated in the hospital Main Entrance and is staffed by League of Friends volunteers. Hot and cold drinks, sandwiches, cakes and other snacks can be purchased whilst you relax in a modern and comfy atmosphere.

There is also access to WiFi and a large screen television.

Opening times:

Monday to Thursday: 7am - 5pm
Friday: 9am - 4:30pm
Saturday: 9am - 2:30pm
Sunday: 12pm - 5pm


Shop and Post Office

The shop and Post Office are both situated next to each other in the Main Entrance.

Newspapers, magazines, greeing cards, toiletries, confectionery, drinks and gifts as well as other items can also be purchased in the shop.

Shop opening times:

Monday to Thursday: 8:30am - 6pm
Friday: 8:30am - 5pm
Saturday and Sunday: 9:30am - 3:30pm

Post Office opening times:

Monday to Friday: 8:30am - 5pm
Saturday: 9:30am - 3:30pm
Sunday: 9:30am - 12pm

A postbox is available just outside the Post Office in the main entrance.


Ward trolley service

The League of Friends also operate two trolley services that visit the wards every day.

A newspaper and magazine trolley visits wards in the morning, whilst a shop trolley service visits the wards every afternoon.


Patients' Library

The League of Friends Patients' Library is in the Main Entrance next to the Transportation Desk.

It comprises a well stocked collection of new and old titles, including fiction, non-fiction, large print books and over 200 talking books (tape cassettes). You can also borrow DVDs and DVD players.

The book trolley visits every ward on a Monday and Thursday afternoon.



The League of Friends also operate two Helpdesks for patients and visitors at RJAH. These helpdesks are operated by volunteers and can be found in the Main Entrance or down the main corridor, in front of Switchboard.