• Safe & Effective
  • Kind & Caring
  • Exceeding Expectation
Our Charity

Support Our Charity

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Our Charity makes a real difference to our patients, their families and the staff that treat them above and beyond that provided by the NHS.

We support the Trust’s Vision to be an organisation striving continuously to improve patient experience and outcomes - to be safe and effective, kind and caring and exceeding expectation. 


Help Your Local NHS Trust and Complete 72 Miles in July
Our Charity: Help your Local NHS Trust and Complete 72 miles in July Poster

On July 5th our wonderful NHS will be 72 years old.

Please show your continued support for the NHS by asking your friends and family to sponsor you to cycle, walk or even hop for 72 miles throughout the month of July.

You can do as many miles in one go as you like and you can even do it from the comfort of your own home!

Don’t forget to share with us your photographs during your challenge, and let us know how it's going. You can do this via social media using:

#RWT72miles or @TheRWTCharity

To register, please contact Rachel Robinson on 01902 694473 or email rwh-tr.fundraisingteam@nhs.net

Download the Poster (PDF, 191Kb)

Urgent Patient Face Coverings Appeal

19 June 2020 - Urgent Patient face coverings appeal

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust is continuing to work hard against the fight of Covid-19. The safety of our patients and our staff is paramount, now more than ever.

Face coverings must be worn at all times in public areas within the hospital to protect you and others. We are asking patients to bring a face covering with them. However, we understand that not everyone will be able to do this which is why we have launched this appeal.

We need your help! Please see the leaflet below for information

Urgent Appeal for Patient Face Coverings (PDF, 808Kb)

Urgent Appeal for PPE for Staff

21 April 2020 - Update on staff scrubs washing bags

Thank you to everyone that has made and donated scrubs washing bags for our staff.

We have been overwhelmed by how quickly our community has pulled together and we are delighted to have taken a large delivery of them today, with another one scheduled for tomorrow. Thank you to everyone involved, we really appreciate all of your support.

We no longer need washing bags, but please keep checking our social media channels and our website for further information on how you can support your local NHS services.

Thank you

16 April 2020 - Update on PPE Appeal

Thank you to everyone within the community that has come forward with offers to make scrubs for our staff. We are truly grateful to each and every one of you for reaching out to offer your skills.

Since launching our appeal, a supplier has been able to meet our needs and we have taken a large delivery of scrubs this morning.

We no longer require scrubs but appreciate it if those already doing so, can continue to make the scrubs washing bags please. If you would like to make bags, please go to social media and search for a sewing group in your community as they will appreciate your support.

Many people have kindly offered to make visors and googles, however since launching our appeal, we now have the capacity to make these in house.

We still urgently require the following PPE:

  • Non-Sterile water repellent gowns
  • Coveralls/ Protective Suits
  • Sterile Gowns (theatres)
  • Detergent Wipes
  • Hand Gel

If you are able to support us with any of the above items, please email the Charity team on rwh-tr.fundraisingteam@nhs.netwith the subject title: URGENT PPE DONATION

Urgent Appeal for PPE for staff (PDF, 145Kb)

Urgent Covid-19 Appeal
The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust Charity Mission Statement

To make a real difference to the patients of The Royal Wolverhampton  NHS Trust, their families and the staff who treat them above and beyond that provided by the NHS through:  
- additional facilities and an improved environment   
- additional equipment that can make a real difference to patient care 
- opportunities for staff training 
- opportunities to further medical knowledge through research

How are Charity funds used?
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Staff at Waitrose, Wolverhampton present a cheque for the Trust charity

We would not be able to continue supporting the Trust without the kind generosity of our supporters.

They have helped us to provide:

  • Additional patient comforts – better quality comfortable furniture, additional furniture such as parental beds on the Children’s Ward and special support cushions used during radiation therapy
  • More advanced, specialist pieces of equipment, not generally provided by the NHS for example a linear accelerator for the advanced treatment of cancer patients  
  • Items that improve the environment/ambience and patient experience
  • Opportunities to further medical knowledge through research
  • Children’s books and toys
  • TVs, DVDs and other patient entertainment media

For further information on how your support can help us to enhance patient care please use the link below:

Our Charity - How you can help your local Hospital and Community

Charity Newsletters
Charity Annual Reports
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How Can I Help?
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Cheque presented to the Neonatal Service
There are lots of different ways you can support us in our work, including making an online payment via JustGiving.com, directly via bank transfer, by post or in person at the General Office at one of our hospitals.
More information about all these methods can be found on our donation page.

Please also remember to 'Gift Aid' your donation. This will mean that we can claim an extra 25p for every £1 you give. It won’t cost you any extra. More information about Gift Aid can be found in our Gift Aid leaflet.

Click here to download a copy of the Gift Aid leaflet (Adobe PDF 166Kb)



Volunteer RWT Charity Ambassador
We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to join our team and support future fundraising activities and promotional events. Full training and support will be given and previous fundraising experience is not essential; however you must be friendly, approachable and enthusiastic about supporting the work of the Trust and the Charity.

For further information, please contact the Fundraising Coordinator on (01902) 447293 or email leanne.bood@nhs.net

Volunteer RWT Charity Ambassador - Role Description & Person Specification
(Adobe PDF 125Kb)

This volunteer role will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. Please apply for this role as soon as you can, if interested.
 
Host Your Own Event
Alternatively, you could host your own event, this could be as traditional or innovative as you like - cake sales, coffee mornings, sponsored bike rides, half marathons, head-shaves, make up selfies, leaping out of planes, masquerade ball – the possibilities are endless!

We can provide materials such as sponsor forms, donation tins / buckets and T-shirts.

Simply call the Fundraising Co-ordinator on (01902) 447293 to discuss your ideas and register your event by completing the Charity Registration Form 

You can find out more about our work and our wonderful supporters by following us on Facebook and Twitter!

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