Community gets in the festive spirit to support Olive’s Appeal (East Surrey Hospital new neonatal unit)

Local people from Caterham to Crawley are getting into the festive spirit to raise money for East Surrey Hospital’s new neonatal intensive care unit. Individuals, groups and organisations across the community have embraced Olive’s Appeal – the campaign launched by SASH Charity earlier this year, with a series of festive fundraising activities springing up across the region. Olive’s appeal is … Read More

SASH scoops national award for best dementia friendly hospital

East Surrey Hospital has been named the best dementia-friendly hospital in England at the national Dementia Care Awards 2019. A range of improvements for people living with dementia have been made across the hospital in recent years. An ambitious dementia strategy has been developed which focuses on four key areas; patient engagement, the patient experience, training and the environment. This … Read More

Charity funded dementia friendly garden shortlisted for national award

The Camomile Courtyard, here at East Surrey Hospital which was made possible thanks to your donations, and fantastic support from our local community has been shortlisted for a national award. East Surrey Hospital as a whole has also been shortlisted for Best Dementia Friendly Hospital. We are super proud of this achievement. The full press release about the nominations is … Read More

You ran Reigate – thank you!

team photo of our runners at Run Reigate 2019

On Sunday 15 September, we had a record breaking day, thanks to you, and everyone who made Run Reigate a fantastic event. We had our largest ever team running for SASH / East Surrey Hospital, with thirty seven of you hitting the streets of Surrey for us. We were lucky enough to have runners in each race, Half Marathon, 10k, … Read More

Local dad to climb Europe’s highest mountain for hospital charity

Local dad, Ashwini (Ash) Gopu will climb the highest mountain in Europe on Thursday 20 June 2019 to raise funds for SASH Charity, the charity for East Surrey Hospital, Redhill. Ash, a self-funded amateur mountaineer, will attempt to climb 18,510 feet to the summit of the highest mountain and one of the world’s deadliest on the European continent, Mount Elbrus … Read More

Local nursing assistant takes on 60th marathon ahead of 60th birthday

Kate is a nursing assistant here at East Surrey Hospital, and we think she is amazing. For a couple of years now Kate been taking on some incredible personal challenges, while also raising funds for SASH Charity. This weekend, Kate will take on her 60th (yes, sixtieth!) marathon or ultra marathon, walking over 100 kilometres, through the day and overnight, … Read More

Thank you – you did some more amazing stuff this morning.

We love showing you the difference which your donations make. Alongside our public fundraising campaigns, most recently the Camomile Courtyard, which is a wonderful new dementia friendly space you made possible, we also help staff across all areas of the Trust to get funding for their ideas, to help create great experiences for patients, families, and staff. Each month we … Read More