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Donate today to support your local Nottingham hospitals

We are here to support your hospitals

We are your dedicated Nottingham Hospitals Charity team, working hard to make sure the money you donate gets right to the heart of your local hospitals.

Our team is here to support you with your fundraising, plus we organise appeals, campaigns and events which help to support what the hospitals need each year. We also work really closely with our colleagues within the hospitals themselves, to meet the staff, teams and departments where your money is being put to use. We’re on hand if you need any advice on making a donation, leaving a legacy or holding your own fundraising event. So please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Visit us at our Nottingham City Hospital office at 2 Embley Road, which is off North Road, Nottingham, NG5 1RE. Alternatively, you can reach us by email, phone or on social media.

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Barbara Cathcart!!

Barbara Cathcart

Chief Executive

Barbara has been at the Charity since it formed in October 2006. She sets the strategy and oversees the fundraising and fund expenditure of the Charity. In her spare time she enjoys running, walking, traveling and being with her family.

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Trustee Julie Brailsford!!

Julie Brailsford

Deputy Chief Executive & Head of Finance

Julie has worked at the Charity since 2008 and oversees our finance and governance arrangements to ensure that all our income and expenditure is properly accounted for. Her hobbies are reading, gardening and spending time with her family, including her two daughters.

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Trustee Nigel Gregory!!

Nigel Gregory

Director of Development

Nigel joins the Charity, bringing with him 17 years of experience in fundraising, several of these years spent working with Outward Bound West and the American Alpine Club helping them to develop their fundraising and communications strategy. As Director of Development, Nigel is responsible for overseeing all fundraising activity as well as developing and implementing an ambitious fundraising strategy to ensure that the Charity meets its potential and can build on its fundraising success.

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Marjorie Fifoot!!

Marjorie Fifoot

PA to Chief Executive

Marjorie joined the charity in 2010 as PA to the Charity Chief Executive. Outside of work, Marjorie enjoys spending time with her family, walking, baking and playing the saxophone.

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Louise Knight!!

Louise Knight

Head of Fundraising

Louise joined the Charity in September 2018. Following over 13 years working in the private sector, Louise began working as Fundraising Manager for the Stroke Association in 2009. Prior to moving into the charity sector, Louise has previously worked for Vitabiotics, Alessi UK, Whatman International and Neal’s yard Remedies in Sales and Marketing Management roles. Louise has experience in managing existing community relationships and identifying new opportunities for support and income from individuals, groups, event participants and local corporates. Louise lives in Nottingham with her husband and two young children.

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Marianne Burchell!!

Marianne Burchell

Corporate Fundraising Manager

Marianne’s role involves building relationships with companies who support charitable projects at Nottingham’s hospitals. Out of work Marianne is kept busy spending time with her large family, when she does have time to herself she loves working her way through the latest television box set.

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Sian Anderson!!

Sian Anderson

Individual Giving Fundraiser

With a background in the charity sector, Sian joined the team in January 2019 and is the Individual Giving Fundraiser. Outside of work she is either running, baking, or visiting friends and family.

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Lucy Dalgress!!

Lucy Dalgress

Community Fundraising Manager

Lucy joined the Charity in February 2020 having worked in Community Fundraising for both local and National Charities since 2012. Lucy’s role involves supporting the Community Fundraising Team with Events and working with our donors, as well as supporting NUH Staff fundraisers. In her spare time Lucy can be found spending time with her husband, three cats and their growing family.

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Charlotte Marriott!!

Charlotte Marriott

Community Fundraiser

Charlotte joined the Charity in August 2020 having recently returned from a year of travelling. This is Charlotte’s first role within the Charity Sector having studied Sports Events Management at University. Charlotte’s main responsibilities are liaising with our donors and assisting on Fundraising Events. In her spare time Charlotte likes to travel and spend quality time with her friends and family.

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Claire Reynolds!!

Claire Reynolds

Head of Marketing & Communications

Claire has a background in PR and digital agencies, having worked with big national brands like RSPCA, emh group and Blue Light Card. She is a previous winner of the CIPR Young Communicator of the Year Award, and her priority is building the Charity’s profile, both with donors, the local community and online.

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Samantha Gathercole!!

Sam Gathercole

Communications Officer

Sam has been at the Charity since 2009. She takes care of media work and the Charity’s newsletter and other publications. Away from work, Sam enjoys a busy life looking after her two young children.

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Anne-Marie lees!!

Anne-Marie Lees

Digital Marketing Executive

Anne-Marie has a background in digital marketing, with experience working for various different organisations including Derbyshire-based children’s charity Chicks. In her spare time Anne-Marie likes to travel around the UK and Europe, exploring hidden gems with her camera.

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Jayne Quantrill!!

Jayne Quantrill

Grants Manager

Jayne leads the Charity grant making process; establishing relationships with Hospital staff at all levels, providing advice and guidance to grant applicants and overseeing grant evaluations and follow up. She works closely with the communications team to ensure promotion of grant-making activity and with the Charity’s Fundraising Team to capture the impact of the Charity grant making program. She brings 5 years’ experience from a national grant making organisation and 3 years of partnership working with NHS England, Public Health England and the Care Quality Commission to the role.

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Amanda Tindale!!

Amanda Tindale

Income Manager

Amanda has worked for the Charity since 2012. In her spare time she loves being outside, be it camping, hiking or gardening. She also loves music, and enjoys playing the piano and learning the ukulele. Her role involves overseeing the Charity’s database of donors, ensuring the accurate receipt and recording of all donations.

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Richard Berrington!!

Richard Berrington

Finance Administrator

Richard has been at the Charity since 1999. His main role is to the oversee the grant approval process and administer funding to projects at the hospitals. In his spare time he likes to follow cricket, listen to music, go to the cinema, eat out and read. He has recently started cycling to work having not been on a bike for 30 years!

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Sue Hill!!

Sue Hill

Charity Assistant

She has worked at the Charity for ten years and processes the payments made by the Charity. She has been married 42 years and enjoys socialising with family and friends, reading, knitting and going on holiday.

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Karen Morley!!

Karen Morley

Assistant Accountant

Karen joined the charity in 2017 and her role involves thanking for all the donations that we receive and running the staff lottery.

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Kate Morris!!

Kate Morris

Charity Assistant

Kate spent three years working for an energy company before joining the charity in March 2021. She has a background in customer relations and account management. Kate’s role focuses around the receiving and processing of donations. Kate’s favourite part of her job is hearing from our amazing fundraisers and donors and thanking them for their efforts! In her spare time Kate loves Korean music and listens to BTS on repeat with her friends! She also loves to travel and experience new places, read countless amounts of books, give her cat cuddles and watch anime.

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Carly Williams!!

Carly Williams

Zephyr’s Project Manager

Carly co-ordinates the Zephyr’s centre and the services it offers bereaved parents who have lost a pregnancy, baby or child. As a founder of Zephyr’s, along with her partner Martin Sommerville, Carly is a strong advocate of developing the support available for bereaved families.

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