Poems in the Waiting Room is about patients, doctors and poets. We publish short free collections of poems as cards for patients to read while waiting to see their doctor, and to take away with them. There is no charge to the patient or to the NHS. It's our way of saying 'thank you' to the NHS. We publish both well-known and new poetry, approved by a practicing psychotherapist to promote well-being. The pocket sized cards are distributed four times each year in bundles of twenty. Each card provides some seven or eight poems.
Every £25 we raise will help us to send our poetry cards to a NHS doctors waiting room for a year. If you like what we do, please support our work with a donation.
PLEASE NOTE: if you would like to become a Friend of Poems in the Waiting Room, you need to contact us to let us know you have made a donation, and give us your postal address. Friends receive a quarterly newsletter, a copy of each poetry card, and a free book of the poetry published in our cards.
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