Latest News and Events

Find out the latest news and events from the Sherwood Forest Hospitals Charity and our fundraising partners.

Friends of Newark raise £800

April 2015

The Friends of Newark Hospital held their Easter Raffle Draw on Thursday 2 April 2015. First prize was a luxury Easter hamper. Tickets have been sold at the main entrance and in the Mary Taylor Coffee Lounge and Outpatients' Tea Bar over the past few weeks and have raised £800 towards the League's fundraising efforts.

Pictured drawing the winning ticket are June Howsam, Chairman of the Friends of Newark Hospital and Janet Wicker, Committee Member.


Easter events raise money for Dementia Care Appeal

April 2015

Huge thanks go to our volunteers, who held a number of fundraising events over Easter to raise funds for the Trust's Dementia Care Appeal. Their tireless efforts have raised a fantastic £1281.97.

Thanks also go to the Co-op Distribution Centre who raised £188.15 for the appeal by successfully doing a sponsored silence.


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Thanks to all Easter egg donators

April 2015

The Trust would like to thank the Volunteers department for their fantastic efforts organising presentations of Easter eggs from Trust staff and members of the public.

Companies involved in donating included Co-operative Travel in Mansfield, Natwest, Essential Recruitmnt and Notts County Football Club, and were gratefully recieved by Ward 25 and children's services, clinics, the Emergency Department and elderly wards.

These generous donations really made a difference to people in hospital over the Easter period - thank you to everyone who took the time and effort to donate.


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Quarrydale Academy bake sale raises £340 for Dementia Care

Monday 9 March 2015

Pupils of Quarrydale Academy organised a bake sale in aid of Dementia Care. They raised £340 which was donated to Ward 52 Monday 9 March. Pictured with the pupils Jade Thompson, Natalie Pritchard and Grace Armstrong, are Colin Barnard, Lead Governor, Jackie Simpson, Ward leader, Deborah Thompson, Staff Nurse and Rebecca Saunders, Clinical Nurse Specialist. Thank you to Quarrydale Academy and their fantastic donation.

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Woolley family donates £1,300

Tuesday 3 March 2015

The Woolley family donated a huge £1,300 in memory of relative Belinda Woolley. The donation of £1,300 was divided three ways; £500 to Ward 31, £400 to the Respiratory department and £400 to MacMillan. Belinda had been a patient at King's Mill Hospital on a number of occasions and the family wanted to show recognition for the care and treatment she had received across the departments.

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