Trust Briefing - Charity news

Read on to find the latest news from Nottingham Hospitals Charity, linked from this week's Trust Briefing

16 May 2024

Come along to our Robin Run 5k and Family Fun Day this Sunday!
Online entries are now closed for our Robin Run 5k and Family Fun Day at Sherwood Pines this Sunday (19th
May) – but it’s not too late to get involved! You can still come along on the day and register using cash for our 5k run or one-mile treasure hunt walk. After running or walking, bring a picnic and enjoy our fun family activities. We hope to see you there! Find out more here.

Last chance to join our Charity Golf Day!
This is your final call to join our popular Charity Golf Day at the beautiful Wollaton Park Golf Club on Friday 24th
May! Get a team of four colleagues, friends or family members together and take on the challenge – with prizes to be won along the way, and all proceeds going to the Big Appeal for Nottingham Children’s Hospital. Register your team today.

Photography sessions help boost staff wellbeing
Special photography sessions around the hospital sites have helped boost the wellbeing of staff from across NUH. The special workshops were funded by Nottingham Hospitals Charity, to encourage staff to take a break and look at their workplace with a new perspective. Find out more about the project.

Take on this year’s Challenge 1000!
Grab your colleagues and get stuck in with fundraising for your area of the hospital – because Challenge 1000 is BACK for 2024/25! There are a whole host of ways you and your team can raise £1,000 for your area throughout 2024/25 – whether you want to hold your own event, like a cake sale, or take on one of our official events like our Big QMC Abseil. Find out more here!

Young siblings start business to raise money for Nottingham Children’s Hospital
Three young siblings – Francis, aged ten, Claire, eight, and Emmanuel, six, have started a venture selling eco-friendly children’s socks, with 10% of their profits being donated to the Big Appeal for Nottingham Children’s Hospital. Meet the young entrepreneurs!

Endoscopy team’s 100-mile challenge
This week, 28 intrepid members of the Endoscopy team are cycling 100 miles to raise money for their department. Whilst they bravely cycle in the rain, other colleagues staying behind are also taking on the challenge on static bikes! Sponsor the team here.

Staff development funding applications now open!
Applications are now open for staff development funding for Nurses, Midwives, Allied Health Professionals and Healthcare Scientists at NUH. Applicants are invited to apply for up to £1,000 towards dissertation and study modules. Find out more and apply here.


18 April 2024

Work starts on Hayward House garden
We’re delighted to announce that improvement works have started on the Hayward House garden, to make the outdoor area more accessible to patients and visitors, as part of our Hayward House Appeal. Read more about the garden works here.

Join our Robin Run 5k and Family Fun Day!
Spaces are filling fast for our brand new Robin Run 5k and Family Fun Day at Sherwood Pines on Sunday 19th
May. Take on the 5k run or one-mile family-friendly treasure hunt walk, all in aid of the Big Appeal for Nottingham Children’s Hospital. Find out more and sign up today.

Nominate your Charity Champion
We're thrilled to announce that we’re sponsoring the Charity Champion Award at this year's People First Recognition Awards. Do you know of a staff fundraising team or team member who really stands out? If so, nominate your Charity Champion here.

Calling all golfers! Join our Charity Golf Day this spring
Our popular Golf Day takes place at the beautiful Wollaton Park Golf Club on Friday 24th May, in aid of the Big Appeal for Nottingham Children’s Hospital. Get a team of four colleagues, friends or family members together and take on the challenge – with prizes to be won along the way. Register your team today.

Book your holiday and support your hospital charity!
Ready to book your summer holiday? Our friends at Riviera Travel have some great deals to help you have a summer you'll never forget – and when you book through them, you'll also be helping patients here at NUH, as a percentage of your holiday cost will be donated back to us! Find out more.

Endoscopy team’s 100-mile charity challenge
The intrepid Endoscopy team from QMC are cycling 100 miles to raise money for their department. There will be 28 members of the team taking part in the event next month, along with colleagues staying behind at QMC and taking on the challenge on static bikes! Sponsor the team here. 


21 March 2024

A fond farewell to CEO Barbara Cathcart
This month we’re bidding a fond farewell to Barbara, who has been Chief Executive of Nottingham Hospitals Charity for over 17 years. We interviewed Barbara about her memories of her time at the Charity, working alongside Team NUH. Watch the full interview here.

Join our Robin Run 5k and Family Fun Day!
Spaces are filling fast for our brand new Robin Run 5k and Family Fun Day at Sherwood Pines on Sunday 19th May. Take on the 5k run or one-mile family-friendly treasure hunt walk, all in aid of the Big Appeal for Nottingham Children’s Hospital. Find out more and sign up today.

Win FREE tickets to see Nottingham Rugby!
Nottingham Rugby are offering two lucky members of Team NUH the chance to win 5 FREE tickets to one of their remaining games of the 2023/24 season! Email Ollie.Brewill@nottinghamrugby.co.uk with the subject “COME ON YOU ARCHERS - NUH” to be in with a chance! The two winners will be contacted via email on Wednesday 3rd April. Good luck!

Calling all golfers! Join our Charity Golf Day this spring
Our popular Golf Day takes place at the beautiful Wollaton Park Golf Club on Friday 24th May, in aid of the Big Appeal for Nottingham Children’s Hospital. Get a team of four colleagues, friends or family members together and take on the challenge – with prizes to be won along the way. Register your team today.

Win up to £1,000 with the Staff Lottery
Did you know we run a monthly staff lottery, exclusively for members of Team NUH? Each entry costs just £1 a month, and you could win up to £1,000. Find out more and sign up today.

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