Donations to our Charity
KIng's Mill Hospital Volunteers boost Dementia Care Ward Refurbishment
The King’s Mill Hospital volunteers held a Tombola to raise funds for the dementia care refurbishment within the trauma and orthopaedic ward. A fantastic £274.00 was raised.
Donation of Falls Information Trolley by King's Mill Hospital Volunteers
The King’s Mill Hospital volunteers have supported the purchase of a portable information falls trolley. The trolley enables the falls team to take appropriate literature to the wards and clinical areas to advise staff and patients of the guidance available to them.
Falls lead – Joanne Lewis Hodgkinson is pictured with volunteers Margaret Tye and Rita Stevens.
Tombola boosts Millside Hospital Radio funds
Volunteers of Millside Radio held a Tombola at King's Mill Hospital to raise funds. The Millside Hospital Radio began in 1989 and now is presented from it's own studios at King's Mill Hospital.
£360 raised for Respiratory Department
Ian Spencer presented a cheque for £360 to the Respiratory Department at King's Mill Hospital. The money was raised from the sale of a CD of a song he wrote in memory of his late sister, Linda Lewis. Linda had been cared for by the Respiratory Department as she had COPD.
Heart Cushions for the Breast Care Unit at King's Mill Hospital
Newly formed Sutton Belles Women’s Institute attended to present heart shaped cushions to the breast care unit at KMH. The cushions are used to ensure comfort to the patient following breast surgery. The group also donated £113.00 raised at the groups meetings.
Children's Remembrance Book donated by Princess Evie's Trust
Rob and Amanda Jones, who founded the Princess Evie's Trust, presented a new Children's Book of Remembrance to the Faith Centre at King's Mill Hospital. The Trust was set up in memory of their daughter who sadly passed away the day before her sixth birthday in 2014. Amanda is pictured presenting the book to Rev Edith Dawson, chaplain at King's Mill Hospital.
Rheumatology care acknowledged through £658.22 donation.
Family and friends of the late Janet Broadhead raised money for the Rheumatology department at King's Mill Hospital. Janet had spent several years having treatment in the department and her husband and family made the donation in recognition of the excellent level of care she received. Husband Mel Broadhead and son Shaun Broadhead presented the cheque.
Donation of £510.72 for Intensive Care Unit
Mark and Juliet Elce presented a cheque for £510.72 to the ICU at King's Mill Hospital to thank them for the care given to their son, Gareth, who recently passed away. The money was raised by donations in lieu of flowers at his funeral.Mark and Juliet are pictured with nurses from the Unit.
Hospital Volunteers raise money for refurbishment of Maternity and Sherwood Birthing Unit Waiting area.
£4,500 has been raised by the King's Mill Hospital Volunteers to provide a comfortable seating area and colourful wall mural for the Maternity Ward and Sherwood Birthing Waiting Area. The area has been transformed into a pleasant comfortable place to sit for family and friends visiting the areas.
Left to right – back row Volunteers Harold Greasley and Diane Kerry, Chair John Mc Donald, Senior Midwife Jo Disney Spears and CEO Richard Mitchell
Front row - Volunteers Margaret Chisnell and Nora Davidson, Staff Nurse Rebekah McKenna and Chair of the volunteers Jill Smallwood.
New Spinal Training Model for Anaesthetic Department
The King's Mill Hospital Fundraising Volunteers purchased a new Spinal Training Model worth £1,720 to the Anaesthetic Department. The model will be used to train new staff across the department. Chief Executive Richard Mitchell and Consultant Julie Rutter (L) accepted the donation from Jill Smallwood and Ros Jones.
Presentation of Headlamp to Theatres at King's Mill Hospital.
The Volunteer Fundraisers at King's Mill Hospital presented the General Surgery Team with a rechargeable Headlamp, costing £1,965 for use in Theatres. Mr Dube is pictured with volunteers Dorothy Bradford, Malcolm Scholey and Rita Stevens.
75 mile hike to support Neo Natal Unit
Andrew Haynes-Ward completed a sponsored hike from Shirebrook to Skegness to raise funds for the NeoNatal Unit at King's Mill Hospital. Along with friends Andy Mason, Chris Cooper and Stephen Jackson £1353.04 was raised. The hike, completed in 23 hours, was to thank the unit for the care of Andrew's twin boys who were born 9 months ago.
King's Mill Hospital Volunteers £40,000 fundraising success.
The Voluntary Services Fundraising Team presented a cheque for an amazing £40,000. The money had been raised over the last 12 months and is to be used for the refurbishment of the parents room on Ward 25.
John MacDonald, Chair of Sherwood Forest Hospitals attended the presentation of the cheque with Head of Cooperate Affairs Shirley Higginbotham and Ward Leader Sarah Limb.
Pentagon Motors donate £3000 to end a fantastic year of fundraising
A year of fundraising at Pentagon Motors resulted in a fantastic total of £5,600 being donated to support the refurbishment of the parents room on Ward 25 at King's Mill Hospital. They said they were delighted to be involved with such a wonderful project.
Holly Fensom, representing Pentagon Motors is pictured presenting a cheque for the final £3,000 to Rob Gullett Smith, Deputy Ward Leader of Ward 25 and Gill Smallwood, Chair of the Daffodil Volunteers.
Sun Chemicals hold Tombola to raise funds
Staff from Sun chemicals held a tombola stall at King's Mill Hospital. The money raised is to be used towards the cost of dementia care room for patients attending the Emergency Department. Debbie Haywood and Janet Stevenson are pictured.
£425 donation for the Neo Natal Unit
Steve Thornfield who works in the Transport Department at King's Mill Hospital took part in this years London Marathon. He raised a fantastic £425. He is seen with Sue Selby- Sister of NICU, Nurse Sarah Bytheway and Voluntary Services Officer Carol Moult receiving his certificate of thanks.
Ashmere Care Home donate chairs for Emergency Department
A coffee table and two winged back chairs were donated by Ashmere Care Home to the Emergency Department at King's Mill Hospital. The unit is furnishing a room to help provide a better environment for patients attending the department who have dementia or other mental health problems.
£30,295 donation from Sherwood Forest Hospitals Charity to Cardiology
The Sherwood Forest Hospitals Charity have donated £30,295 to the Cardiology Department to purchase several items of equipment including Spider Flash Event monitors which are small devices that assist with the diagnosis of heart rhythm problems
Spring Fayre raises £535 for Oncology Unit
The Oncology Unit in the Welcome Treatment Centre at King's Mill Hospital has benefitted from a £535 donation. The money was raised by Susan Evans who organised a Spring Fayre. The event was supported by Pinxton Miners Welfare who provided a free venue for the event. Susan is picutred with Deputy Department Leader James Chapman.
Donations to Sherwood Forest Hospitals Charity enables purchase of £47,238 Mini C-Arm for Newark Theatres
Patients at Newark Hospital will benefit from enhanced orthopaedic and podiatry services thanks to the generous charitable donations from the local community. Donations amounting to over £47,000 have allowed for the funding of a brand new Mini C-Arm, which will hlep to improve X-ray and surgery imaging services by providing live images to surgeons during operations.
Consultant Podiatric Surgeon, Mr Julian Pavier is pictured with Theatre Staff and the new equipment.