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Volunteer – ‘van driver’s mate’  “I’ve volunteered with Martlets for the past two years and I’m loving it. I go out in the van to pick up furniture and all sorts of stuff that’s being donated. I’m taking medication which means I can’t drive, so I’m the ‘wing man’, giving the driver directions and telling him it’s all clear left ...

Eric and Joan


Eric is an outpatient at Martlets and has been receiving care for heart disease for a few months. I was recommended to come here by my GP about three months ago, following a fairly intensive period of illness; I think the GP thought I needed a bit of a psychological boost so she suggested trying Martlets. I feel very fortunate and privileged ...

Celebrating our volunteers


We recently celebrated volunteers week at Martlets. Here's what some of our volunteers had to say about why they chose to volunteer with us...