Surrey’s NHS charities award over £480,000 to local causes to help address health and wellbeing inequalities

Surrey-based projects addressing community health and wellbeing following the pandemic are set to receive close to half a million pounds in funding, thanks to the NHS Charities Together Community Partnership Grants programme. A network of six Surrey Heartlands NHS charities, received the grant, totalling £483,033, and awarded this to eleven community projects, run by organisations across the region. Royal Surrey … Read More

12 days of Christmas Kindness: eleven marathon runners supporting SASH

For anyone who would like to run for their local hospitals “just do it!!!” Here are some lovely accounts from a few of our runners detailing their stories of the day, motivations to support their hospitals and advice for anyone wanting to run for SASH Charity: https://sashcharity.org/i-would-just-say-to-anybody-wanting-to-run-for-sash-just-do-it/ To create more moments and support those in need at SASH please text … Read More

12 days of Christmas Kindness: ten radios funded for patients

It is an important part of the patient experience for a source of entertainment to be available providing many benefits. The radios have helped patients by stimulating the mind, providing moments of escapism, whilst being kept up-to-date with what is going on outside of the hospital. It can help reduce the feeling of loneliness, especially when visitors are limited. “Thank … Read More

12 days of Christmas Kindness: nine amazing applications you have supported

Improvements to Radiology waiting room The paediatric radiology waiting area in Crawley has been transformed thanks to your donations. This means a lot to the staff and patients that require the services from the team at Crawley hospital.   2.) Celebrating our NHS staff This year you have enabled staff at Surrey and Sussex NHS Healthcare Trust to feel valued. … Read More

12 days of Christmas Kindness: seven fantastic fundraisers

It is wonderful to see the support from patients, colleagues and our local community. There has been such a range of fundraising events to support SASH this year – here are just a few of our favourites… 1.) Parice and her family skydive for SASH Charity “Alfie was born at 26 weeks due to his mum having sepsis and appendicitis. … Read More

12 days of Christmas Kindness: six amazing talents supporting our hospitals

From events, donations and your support we have been entertained by some of the most talented people in our local communities. Here are just six of the amazing talents that have supported SASH this year. 1.) Mark Levin is a prime example of the amazing local talent that we have within Surrey and Sussex. Mark plays beautiful songs on his … Read More

12 days of Christmas Kindness: five gifts in kind

Throughout the year, businesses and local communities have wanted to support and show their appreciation for all the work our SASH colleagues do each and every day. Gifts in kind are so generous, here are five gifts in kind that have gone to NHS colleagues this year! 1.) A donation of over 200 cases of ice lollies was donated by … Read More

12 days of Christmas Kindness: four areas of rest developed

Thanks to your donations you have supported our staff wellbeing in a variety of ways across our hospitals at Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust. The Pods SASH colleagues now have the option to sit outside in a variety of weather thanks to the sheltered Pods and benches outside for the warmer seasons.   2) Staff room enhancements across 14 … Read More