About us

Help improve the hospital facilities with essential equipment and training

The ‘Helping Hands for Glendon’ is a registered charity organisation that was founded with the intention to desperately raise funds as a humanitarian gesture to help improve the hospital facilities with essential equipment and training.

Dear fellow Montserratians and Friends,

Welcome to our website. We the committee of ‘Helping Hands for Glendon’ are making a global appeal to all to help our island to achieve its maximum potential. This is by raising funds for the necessary equipment that the hospital needs. Hopefully with all your help, by the time we have obtained all the necessary equipment we would have a purpose built hospital to place them in. 

It is imperative to remind you that without your support the organisation would not exist. We believe in transparency, therefore we have opened a bank account for all proceeds to be paid into. The amount in the account can be monitored on our ‘Go Fund Me’ page, and we will also keep you updated via our Instagram account. 
Instagram: instagram.com/helping_handsglendon
Twitter: twitter.com/@ForGlendon

We hope you find our website informative as we are committed in our service to Montserrat.

Yours passionately, dedicated to Montserrat

Helping Hands for Glendon 

Struck by two major disasters: Hurricane Hugo in September 1989 and the volcanic natural disaster in July 1995

Since 1996 Glendon Hospital was relocated to a temporary base in St John’s School, this is because the island was struck by two major disasters: Hurricane Hugo in September 1989 and the volcanic natural disaster which started in July 1995. To date this is still case. The picture shows the hospital in December 1996 covered by volcanic ash

It is the aim of the ‘Helping Hands for Glendon’ charity to bring awareness of the needs of Glendon Hospital. It is our mission to contribute to the health and well-being for the people on island of Montserrat who are in need of medical assistance, this is by helping to enhance and improve the existing service making it more self-sufficient.

Temporary use of school as the hospital

A temporary Hospital has been established at St John’s School from April 1996 and is still being used.

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What we need for the hospital

The essential equipment that The ‘Helping Hands for Glendon’ are trying to raise money for are shown below. We also need funds to train and develop staff so that they can offer the highest level of professional care to patients. The ‘Helping Hands for Glendon’ is a registered charity organisation that was founded with the intention to desperately raise funds as a humanitarian gesture to help improve the hospital facilities with essential equipment and training.

Trauma life support machine

A patient requires life support when one or more vital organs fail, due to causes such as trauma, infection, cancer, heart attack, or chronic disease. 

Mammogram machine

Mammography is an x-ray imaging method used to examine the breast for the early detection of cancer and other breast diseases. It is used as both a diagnostic and screening tool.

Paediatric advanced life support machine

PALS training includes the following components: BLS (infant and child); use of adjunctive equipment and special techniques to establish and maintain effective oxygenation, ventilation, and perfusion; clinical and ECG monitoring and arrhythmia detection; establishment and maintenance of vascular access

CT Scan

CT scans can detect bone and joint problems, like complex bone fractures and tumors. If you have a condition like cancer, heart disease, emphysema, or liver masses, CT scans can spot it or help doctors see any changes. They show internal injuries and bleeding, such as those caused by a car accident

Vital signs monitor Blood pressure machine

Adaptable for most low-acuity healthcare environments and clinical workflows, it can measure pulse oximetry, non-invasive blood pressure, temperature, EtCo2, respiration and more. 

Hospital beds

For patient care

Keep in touch

We want everyone to be involved with raising funds for Glendon, therefore please share different fundraising event / activities that we can share on our Instagram page demonstrating everyones team efforts to work in unity for our common goal.

Our Directors

Our directors are professionals in their own right and are responsible for the running of the charity and coordinating charity events.


Brenda YE Daley – President

Randdolph Baker – Vice President

Judith Baker – Secretary

Doreen Scantlebury – Treasurer

Hugh Scantlebury – Director