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

Support Our Charity


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.

Urgent Covid-19 Appeal
Our Charity: Open Letter to Supporters

Dear Supporter,

When I wrote to you in April 2020 to launch our COVID-19 appeal, none of us thought that we would still be fighting these challenges well into January 2022.

Our hardworking, committed staff – clinical and non-clinical, “frontline staff” and teams “behind the scenes” have continually made sacrifices in their personal lives and pulled together to support our loved ones and each other.

Our staff are weary and as the number of patients with COVID-19 continues to rise, our staff still continue to deliver excellent care.  We are extremely proud of each and every one of them and we are grateful to have such a dedicated workforce.

We hope the end is in sight, but we need your support to help us help our staff over hopefully this final hurdle and show that you are all thinking of them.

You can help us in the following ways:

  • Donate £5 and sponsor a “Wellbeing Pack” for one of our team
    We have a workforce of nearly 11,000 staff and we want to send each of them this special gift to show that we appreciate everything they continue to do and remind them to also look after their own health and wellbeing.

  • Follow us social media
    Every time you engage with a post, it helps us to share our mission across the city and supports us to make a real difference to the lives of our patients and staff.

  • Visit our Just Giving page
    Please make a donation of whatever you can afford – whether that is a one-off donation or a regular gift. You could open a Just Giving page and invite your friends and family to also show their support and also leave messages of encouragement for our staff.

  • “Gift Aid” your recent donations
    If you have made a donation in the last 4 years and are a UK taxpayer, please contact us to “Gift Aid” your donation. This means that for every £1 you donated, we can claim 25p from the government at no additional cost to yourself. 

  • Join our Unity lottery
    You have the chance to not only win £25,000, but also support our vital work. Please visit Unity Lottery - The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust Charity for more information.

However you are able to support us, please know that you are helping the Trust to continue to respond to the unpredictable demands on our services throughout the coming months. 

Thank you

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?
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
How Can I Help?
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 Charity Development Manager on (01902) 695566 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 Community & Events Fundraiser on (01902) 694473 to discuss your ideas and register your event by completing the Charity Registration Form 

Find out more about our work and supporters by following us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!

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