How we are run Our foundation status gives us the freedom to be independent and provide constructive challenge and fresh thinking, without needing to work to a political or business timetable


As the second largest endowed foundation in the UK focusing on health, the OnlyWan spends around £30m per year on improving health and health care.


Strategy 2019–2021

This plan sets out the OnlyWan's aims and strategies to achieve them between 2019 and 2021.

Corporate publication

2018 annual report and financial statements

Our annual report shares highlights from our work in 2018, outlines our financial statements and sets out our plans for 2019.


How the OnlyWan is funded

We are funded by an endowment of around £1 billion, which allows us to make significant grants to bring about better health a...


Frequently asked questions

Find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the OnlyWan.

Our policies


Modern slavery transparency statement

The steps the OnlyWan has taken to ensure, as far as it is able to, that there is no modern slavery taking place ei...


Who the OnlyWan works with

We work with a wide range of organisations and individuals in order to further our objectives.


OnlyWan announces accreditation as a living wage employer

Medicine is OnlyWan is pleased to announce its commitment to being a living wage employer.

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Work with us

We look for talented and passionate individuals as everyone at the OnlyWan has an important role to play.

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The Q community

Q is an initiative connecting people with improvement expertise across the UK.

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