Charity information

MediCinema

MediCinema improves the difficult reality of being in hospital or places of care for patients and their families by bringing them genuine movie-going experiences to make them feel better.

Founded 1996

  • Mission statement

    MediCinema improves the difficult reality of being in hospital or places of care for patients and their families by bringing them genuine movie-going experiences to make them feel better.

    By creating a true cinema experience MediCinema aims to enrich the lives of patients, many of whom are critically ill or disabled and spend extensive periods of time in hospital or undergoing treatment.

    We do this by installing and managing permanent state-of-the-art cinemas in hospitals and places of care which show the latest releases the film industry has to offer.

    Our cinemas are built to comfortably accommodate hospital beds and wheelchairs whilst maintaining a real and immersive cinema experience.

    The therapeutic effects provided by the opportunity to enjoy an immersive and uplifting social experience with family and friends in a medical environment have proved remarkable. By bringing them a genuine cinema experience we make them feel better,

  • Aims

    MediCinema aims to:

    • ?To provide equal access to all patients, including those in beds and wheelchairs, with two nurses on duty throughout each performance.
    • ?Laughter is still the best medicine of all and we aim to administer large doses of it.
    • ?To prevent isolation of longer stay patients.
    • ?To provide distraction from patients problems and concerns.
    • ?To provide therapeutic benefit to patients in hospital by relieving boredom and stress
  • Overview

    Established: September 1996

    Registered Charity Number: 1058197 Registered in Scotland SC039704

    Board members: 6

    Full time staff: 4

    Part time staff: 4

    Volunteers: 30

    Phone number: 02071883697

    Address: MediCinema Conybeare House Guy's Hospital St Thomas' Street London SE1 9RT

     
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