The Duchess of Cambridge has penned another letter of support for one of her charities, this time it’s Evelina London Children’s Hospital.
Evelina London is a children’s hospital that’s part of Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, and is the second largest provider of children’s services in London, providing comprehensive health services from before birth all the way into young adult life.
I am writing to let you know how much I am thinking of all the team at Evelina London during this hugely difficult time.
It is heartening to know you are still very much open for business and continuing to provide expert care to sick children despite the challenging circumstances. You are all truly inspirational and I know how much you will be there for these families, as you always have been.
You are now facing the additional pressure of caring for adult COVID-19 patients, but it is a testament of your support and commitment to your patients that you are all pulling together to ensure they will have the best possible care.
Whether working on the frontline, or behind the scenes, you will be having to juggle these pressures and manage both your professional and personal lives. Please look after yourselves and each other and know that the whole country is behind you.
This comes with my very best wishes for the good health of you and your families over the coming weeks.
This letter is actually dated the same day as the letter to Action on Addiction, April 14, although Evelina London didn’t publicize it until today, April 20. I wonder if all of Kate’s patronages received a letter? I hope so.
Kate became Patron of Evelina London in December 2018 and has since made two visits to the hospital, most recently in January of this year for a National Portrait Gallery workshop.