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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2018

Poems In The Waiting Room Limited

  • Income

    £11.6K

  • Spending

    £12.9K

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1099033 Company no. 4836215

Contact details

Public address

  • 12 Abingdon Court Lane, Cricklade, Swindon, SN6 6BL

Aims & activities

Poems in the Waiting Room is an arts in health and wellbeing charity, providing free poetry cards for patients to read while waiting to see their NHS doctor. There is no charge to patient or to the NHS. Poems are selected and professionally evaluated for suitability for reading in a healthcare context.

What the charity does

  • General charitable purposes
  • Education/training
  • Disability
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • Elderly/old people
  • People with disabilities
  • People of a particular ethnic or racial origin
  • Other charities or voluntary bodies
  • Other defined groups
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public
Works with commercial participants
with an agreement in place

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable objects

THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION THROUGH THE ENCOURAGEMENT OF THE COMPOSITION AND THE APPRECIATION OF POETRY, PARTICULARLY, BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY, BY THE PROVISION IN HEALTH SERVICE WAITING AREAS OF THE SERIES OF POETRY PAMPHLETS AND POSTERS KNOWN AS 'POEMS IN THE WAITING ROOM'.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION INCORPORATED 17 JULY 2003

Organisation type

Standard registration

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Northern Ireland
  • Scotland
  • Throughout England And Wales