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19th April 2017

Group raises £20k to help kidney patients

A group of local fundraisers affected by kidney disease have raised £20,000 through Nottingham Hospitals Charity for new specialist dialysis chairs at Nottingham City Hospital.  The Nottinghamshire Kidney Units Appeal (NKUA) group – with...
18th April 2017

Everyone gets set for The Longhorn 2017!

On the 23rd April running enthusiasts will be taking part in the Longhorn. There’s something for everyone as this year there’s a choice of a 5k, 10k, half marathon, marathon and ultra-marathon race and we are delighted to be working with SB...
9th April 2017

April marks Parkinson’s Week and we have a personal overview from the frontline

Jane Hansell from Nottingham Hospital’s Speech and Language Therapy Department talks to us about the importance of Lightwriters and how they can help patients with Parkinson’s Disease when they have difficulties with their speech.  Patie...
4th April 2017

Zephyr’s opens its doors

More than 200 people attended the opening on Saturday of ‘Zephyr’s’ - a special support centre at the City Hospital for parents who suffer the loss of a pregnancy, baby or child. The centre, in a former flat on the hospital campus, was s...
27th March 2017

All welcome at new child bereavement centre Open Day

Parents who suffer the loss of a pregnancy, baby or child now have a special support centre at Nottingham’s City Hospital thanks to the dedication of a Nottingham couple. The centre - named Zephyr’s after the couple’s son who was stillborn...
22nd March 2017

Sue Perkins backs Big Appeal for Nottingham Children’s Hospital

TV ‘Bake Off’ Star Sue Perkins stopped off at Nottingham Children’s Hospital at QMC  to visit patients and their families, as well as do some cake judging of her own in support of the hospital’s £3 million Big Appeal. Staff from across t...
14th March 2017

Nottingham Charity wins East Midlands Community Champion of the Year Award

A new Community Champion from Nottingham is being celebrated with the announcement that Nottingham Hospitals Charity Chief Executive, Barbara Cathcart, has won Community Champion of the Year through the East Midlands Chamber’s “Enterprising...
9th March 2017

Baking a difference with TV’s Sue Perkins

One of our Fundraisers, Alison Hayward, Is known for her love of baking and cakes in particular. So she was front of the queue to bake a cake that would grab TV Bake Off star, Sue Perkins’ attention when she visited us this month to support...

Praising Nottingham’s work for vulnerable children on World Kidney Day

World Kidney Day is upon us, with this year’s theme highlighting the issues of kidney disease in adults but here in Nottingham we are also grateful for the amazing work of Nottingham Children’s Hospital in supporting young children with kid...
22nd February 2017

Charity puts complementary therapy on a firm footing

Patients with myeloma, lymphoma and other types of blood cancers can receive therapeutic massage and reflexology thanks to a post part-funded through Nottingham Hospitals Charity. Complementary therapist Melissa Tyers provides hand and f...

Nottingham’s Children’s Hospital BIG Appeal goes to the Movies

Families whose children’s lives have been saved by the dedicated teams at Nottingham Children’s Hospital will remember every aspect of Nottingham Children’s Hospital. But many more people in Nottingham are less aware. All that is set to cha...
15th February 2017

Fearless fundraisers invited to plunge 98 feet at Lincoln Cathedral

Fundraisers with a head for heights will abseil 98-feet inside historic Lincoln Cathedral this summer to help patients at Nottingham’s hospitals. Nottingham Hospitals Charity is the only charity to offer this unique experience, which inv...