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2nd June 2020

Hospital Heroes appeal raises £275,000 for Nottingham’s hospitals

Thanks to our donors, our special appeal to help NHS staff in Nottingham has raised £275,000 in just two months! We launched our ‘Help your Hospital Heroes’ appeal on 20 March 2020, to support hospital staff in Nottingham during the coro...
27th May 2020

NHS charities and our local hospitals in Nottingham

The coronavirus pandemic has shone a spotlight on the importance of NHS charities like never before. NHS charities and their reaction to the pandemic has offered a unique window onto our work, showing the key role we have played in supporti...
19th May 2020

Your donations help NHS staff take a break

Thanks to generous donations from the local community, we have been able to fund four sleep pods for NHS staff at Nottingham's hospitals. These comfortable sleep spaces, which contain fully reclining chairs in a contained capsule, allow...
13th May 2020

Schoolchildren’s charity album for NHS heroes

A group of Nottinghamshire schoolchildren have released a charity album to raise money for their local NHS heroes. Members of the ‘Music Makers’ club, which is run during school holidays by local music teacher and musician Mark Rolfe at...
23rd April 2020

A Message From Our Chief Executive

Hi Everyone, A month after its launch, our emergency 'Help your Hospital heroes' appeal has raised a phenomenal £75,000  in support of those working on the frontline of the NHS, at Nottingham's hospitals. We have been overwhelmed by t...
16th April 2020

Gaelic athletics club raises £10,000 for NHS heroes

Members of a local Gaelic athletics club have raised over £10,000 to support NHS staff at Nottingham's hospitals. Over 30 members and friends of St Barnabas Gaelic Athletics Club (GAC) took part in a sponsored head shave on 8 April to ra...
9th April 2020

Take on our Hospital Heroes virtual fundraising challenge!

We've launched a series of new virtual fundraising challenges, so you can support Nottingham's NHS heroes from your own home! The Hospital Heroes Challenge includes reading, baking, walking, running and 'brave the no shave' challenges. P...
8th April 2020

Download Your Free Easter Egg Hunt Pack

Show your support for our #NottinghamNHSHeroes with this fun Easter activity you can do at home or in the garden. We need to stay at home to be safe and protect our NHS staff, who are working round the clock to keep us healthy. Have a...
20th March 2020

 Unprecedented times for our NHS and country

From Barbara Cathcart, our charity Chief Executive  These are strange and unprecedented times for all of us, and most particularly difficult for those who serve us in our NHS. As we watch the news, our hearts go out to the doctors, nurse...
17th February 2020

Mum hopes to raise £17,500 for Baby MRI appeal following her own labour ordeal

An entrepreneurial mum is supporting a drive to help poorly newborns following her own son’s traumatic birth. Kelly Carter’s pledge of donating £5 from every transaction of £100 or more at her Little Angels Prams shop, in Radford, Nottin...
12th February 2020

Valentine’s Day, giving our NHS some love!

On Valentine’s Day this year we are giving our frontline NHS teams in Nottingham some love to thank them for all they do!  We are visiting each and every single frontline ward and unit across QMC and City Hospitals with a special goody bag...
30th January 2020

BLOG: Why I’m supporting the Baby MRI Appeal

Hajnal Greening, husband David and daughter Charlotte are supporting our new Baby MRI Appeal. Here, Hajnal tells why the appeal is so important to her…  My daughter Charlotte was born at QMC on 14 January 2017. I’d had what I would descr...