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28th August 2019

British Gypsum employees raise over £19k for Nottingham Breast Institute

Over one hundred cyclists from British Gypsum have raised more than £19,300 for the Nottingham Breast Institute at Nottingham City Hospital, after friends, family members and colleagues received treatment there. Several employees at the...
7th August 2019

NCT Drivers Brave the Shave for Hayward House

Customers boarding the buses of fourteen Nottingham City Transport drivers won’t be asking for half-fare later this month, but asking why they’ve only got half hair! The team of bus drivers are shaving half of their hair or beard off on...
25th July 2019

Nottingham Hospital’s Youth Service from a Young Person’s Perspective

Dylan Davies, aged 20, is Nottingham Hospitals Charity marketing volunteer.  As part of his role he got a unique insight into our Children's Hospital Youth Service and the amazing support it provides young people in hospital.   A...
20th July 2019

Sandicliffe to Sponsor our QMC Abseil 2019

Nottingham Hospitals Charity is proud to once again be partnering with top local car firm Sandicliffe. Sandicliffe has been a well-known company across the East Midlands for over 70 years, and staff have chosen to support Nottingham Hosp...
17th July 2019

Hospital receptionist takes on 100ft QMC Abseil!

A hospital receptionist is set to abseil almost 100ft down the side of the Queen's Medical Centre to raise money for Nottingham Hospitals Charity. Samantha Felstead, who works on the QMC main reception and has a disability, is taking par...
9th July 2019

Why we’re holding a Big NHS Tea Party to thank our hospital staff

Blog by Barbara Cathcart, Chief Executive of Nottingham Hospitals Charity  I think it’s safe to say that we all know someone whose life has been made better – or perhaps even saved – by the remarkable staff we have working in our NHS....
31st May 2019

Dad takes on cycle challenge for Big Neonatal Appeal

A Nottingham Dad is taking on a 50-mile cycle challenge to raise money for the Neonatal Unit where his son was treated as a baby. Ben Cameron, from Bilborough, is taking part in Cycle Live in aid of the Big Neonatal Appeal, run by Nottin...

Nottingham woman completes marathon majors

A Nottingham woman has completed some of the world’s most famous marathons for charity. Mary McGowan most recently completed the Boston Marathon in the USA on 15 April, in aid of Hayward House – the palliative care centre at Nottingham C...
30th May 2019

Former County Council Chair gives £6,000 to Big Appeal

Councillor Sue Saddington, former Chair of Nottinghamshire County Council, has presented a cheque for £6,000 to the Big Appeal for Nottingham Children’s Hospital, her chosen charity during her year in office, Th...
17th May 2019

Hospital ICT team take on Cycle Live for Nottingham Hospitals Charity

Ten members of Nottingham University Hospitals Trust’s ICT team are taking on a cycle challenge to raise money for patients at the hospitals where they work. The team will swap keyboards and monitors for handlebars and brakes to take on...
13th May 2019

Dying Matters Awareness Week: How the SWAN model is supporting patients and relatives

As we aim to break down the stigma surrounding talking about bereavement this Dying Matters Awareness Week (13 – 19 May), Nottingham Hospitals Charity is looking at the importance of supporting patients and relatives through a nurturing mod...
10th May 2019

Be a Volunteer Star at your Local Hospital!

Louise is our Charity Fundraising Manager and is leading the setup of our new charity Hub at the QMC. Here she outlines the new exciting opportunities for volunteers! I'm really excited to announce a Brand New Charity Hub, opening near t...