Donations to Our Charity

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Our wonderful friends from Opus Music Therapy entertained patients, visitors and staff today in the main entrance of King's Mill to showcase their service.

Clinic 11 are delighted to receive a Toniebox purchased with charitable funds. This is an innovative audio speaker which is great for playing audiobooks & music with interchangeable characters. Staff Nurse Shannon says this will provide a distraction for children waiting in clinic.

Sherwood Forest Hospitals Charity are delighted to have supported the early pregnancy unit and ward 14  to improve their counselling room. A gynaecology legacy has provided new decor, flooring and furnishings.

Jane Elton has kindly donated £1,316 to the Oncology Nurse Specialists in loving memory and in appreciation of the care received by her late husband Paul.

Mansfield Gas Sports & Social Club have recently disbanded and kindly donated remaining funds to the dementia care appeal and ward 31. It was lovely to meet members who visited to present their donation of £5,700.

Patients at King’s Mill Hospital are more comfortable thanks to funding from Sherwood Forest Hospitals Charity. The charity has provided 17 chairs thanks to £61,500 of donations from the Oncology Fund and a specific legacy for oncology services.

Linney of Mansfield have kindly donated 40 fabulous "Boppi the Dancing Llama" toys to children’s services. These fun toys dance to three different songs and will be sure to entertain the young people in our hospital.

The RITA touchscreens have positively impacted Newark Hospital inpatients with individually tailored therapy activities and entertainment. Grateful thanks to the Magnus Foundation for their generous donation which funded these devices.

The Sherwood Forest Hospitals Charity has purchased an Arctic Sun temperature management system for patients on the Critical Care Unit at a cost of £15,750. This has been funded from a general legacy.

£61,500 of oncology & legacy funding from the SFH Charity has purchased 17 specialist chairs for the Welcome Treatment Centre which treats haematology, oncology & immuno-therapy patients.

Muddles, Puddles & Sunshine activity books have been funded by the King's Mill volunteers. These books provide practical, sensitive support for bereaved children.

The Ward 51 day room has undergone a transformation with funding from the KMH volunteers Dragons' Den project. A lovely, welcoming space for patients & relatives.

Our wonderful volunteers have done a great job today running a tombola for International Nurse Day raising a fab £183 for the End of Life Appeal. Volunteers Ann and Margaret are pictured.

Bob Ballard and colleagues from the Mansfield Folk Centre have donated £1175.00 to the Haematology Fund from a folk evening and a sponsored run.

Pupils from Leamington Primary have raised a fantastic £191 for Ward 25 at King's Mill Hospital through activities linked to their medicine history project.

Peter and colleagues at Trivium Packaging held an Easter Raffle that raised £200 for the SFH Charity.

An electric height adjustable phlebotomy chair has been purchased for the King's Mill Dialysis Unit with funds donated to the Charity.

Profits from the Daffodil Cafe and fundraising projects have been utilised to purchase a dining table and chairs, a recliner chair and a television with unit for Ward 23 dual purpose relative and dining room.

Sherwood Forest Hospitals Charity purchased wooden holding hearts on behalf of the Chaplaincy Team.  These will provide comfort for patients especially those on End of Life care.

King's Mill Hospital Volunteers donated two manual recliners to Ward 12 at a cost of £1582.

Thank you to all the organisations, businesses and individuals who donated Easter Eggs for patients who were in hospital over the Easter Weekend.

A selection of donations are shown below:

Mansfield Roadrunners

      Woods of Westgate       


Ambitions Personnel


     NHS Supply Chain          Beauty Queens             


     Ollerton Costa             Pure Gym, Mansfield


                  Fire Door Specialists


Southwell Road Costa      Nottingham Building 



 JD Gyms

The King's Mill Hospital volunteers  have funded feeding education equipment for the maternity ward & birthing unit. The dolls & breast kits will provide staff with easy access to demonstration materials and provide gold standard of feeding support.

Adam Seredynski and friends from Amber Valley Rugby Club took part in the Three Peaks Challenge in November 2022 carrying a telegraph pole. A fantastic £4,201 was raised in appreciation of the fantastic care Adam's daughter Molly received in NICU.

The Early Pregnancy Unit have extended grateful thanks to the KMH Volunteers who have funded a supply of Pregnancy After Loss support journals. These books provide crucial advice and tips for parents.

Ward 44 have taken delivery of crockery and insulated flasks purchased by the Sherwood Forest Hospitals Charity to support relatives and carers of patients requiring enhanced care.

Chief Pharmacist Mo Rahman opened the newly refurbished staff  wellbeing room at King's Mill Hospital.  Sarah and Cheryl coordinated the work using funding from the Sherwood Forest Hospitals Charity.

Urology Outreach Nurses Chris & Lynne were delighted to receive a £500 donation to the Sherwood Forest Hospitals Charity from Mr Humby & his daughter Angie. This was made in loving memory of Doreen Humby & in recognition of the great care she received.

The Sherwood Forest Hospitals Charity bought a selection of activity items for patients on Ward 42.  These were bought using a kind donation from Mansfield Honda.  

Joan and her daughter’s known as ‘Kelly’s Wings’ have raised £924.21 for NICU through various fundraising activities over the year.

Ipads and lockable carts have been purchased for the Emergency Department to provide a more patient focused standard of care and communication.  Translation apps and non verbal communication programmes will be downloaded to support patients to explain their basic needs.

Ready beds and recliner chairs have been purchased by the charity’s End of Life appeal fund for use by relatives and carers of patients receiving End of Life care on Ward 36.  Volunteer fundraisers who donated to the appeal were pleased to hear the difference this funding has made.

£2,100 has kindly been donated to Ward 25 by Sonia & Neil Eminson who undertook various fundraising activities throughout the year. Counsellor Mike Pringle presented the cheque on their behalf. Sonia works for Centre Parcs who generously supported with a donation of £500.

Ready beds & recliner chairs have been purchased from the End of Life fund for use by relatives and carers of patients receiving End Of Life care on Ward 36. Volunteer fundraisers were pleased to see how their donations to the appeal have made a difference.
King's Mill Hospital volunteers have kindly provided funding for diabetes food packs which help young adults to manage their dietary needs. Specialist Nurse Vicki said the bags have been well received and she is grateful to the volunteers for supporting this initiative.

Alex and Emily from The Snipe Public House in Sutton in Ashfield have kindly delivered a selection of toys to Ward 25. The toys were donated to them by customers over the Christmas period.

Juliet Shaw attended King's Mill Hospital with her daughter to donate £200 for the exemplary care given to late husband Ralph on Ward 41. The family also donated refreshments for ward staff to express their thanks for the support given to them at this difficult time.

Huge thanks to our Asda Community Champion colleagues for their kind toy donation to the Bramley Children's Unit at Newark Hospital. These will be very popular with little visitors whilst they wait in the clinic.

The Outpatients at Newark Hospital were delighted to accept a luxury chocolate bouquet donated by Mr & Mrs Kitchen for the great care they have received.

Paper Moon Nursery donated toys to Ward 25 after a fundraising event.  With the money raised the children went shopping and picked toys which the children on the ward could enjoy.

Customers of Tesco have kindly donated toys and festive goods.  Staff from Oak Tree Lane and Alfreton branches visited to hand over the gifts.

Caring customers of the Reindeer Inn donated Selection Boxes for children attending hospital over the festive period.

Pjama Fairies donated handmade theatre gowns for children to wear when having surgery. The children love the themed designs and they help to make their hospital stay a little easier.

Chocolates & merchandise were donated by manager Nigel Clough & members of Mansfield Town FC to the Children’s Ward.

Kimberley Hastings and her colleagues on NICU raised funds on Prematurity Day by holding a tombola and walking  a sponsored 5k. They raised a fantastic £736 to be used on the Unit.

Eurocell Derby kindly donated selection boxes to be distributed to children attending hospital over the festive period.

80 bikes from the Blood Bikes service arrived with Santa to deliver toys for Children's Services.

A team from Ashfield Fire Service and the Hayley, the Asda Community Champion delivered gifts for Children's and Health Care of the Elderly Services.  They have worked in collaboration, raising funds to make the time for  patients in hospital at Christmas a little more cheerful.

'Warriors' from Amazon Team visited King's Mill Hospital and gave gifts for  Children's Services in the Trust.

Michelle who works for Foresters Financials donated 100 goody bags for children attending hospital over the festive period.

Rachel and her husband Graeme run a charity called Active Minds which supports children with mental health concerns. Any profits made by the charity are used to support services in their local community. This year selection boxes were purchased for children accessing services at King's Mill Hospital.

Natalie Butler and her fellow Pop enthusiasts collect and donate Pop figurines to donate to NHS hospitals throughout the year. The group renamed themselves Pop Hero’s Community and set up a Facebook page to promote their work. They recently attended King's Mill Hospital to leave figurines for Children's Services.

The SFH Charity is delighted to have funded RITA (Reminiscence Interactive Therapy Activities) touchscreen devices which allow patients to use apps and games, listen to music and view photos and films as part of their hospital recovery.  The technology has shown to be effective in calming distressed or anxious patients. 

Thank you to Miss Natural Beauty UK Nikita who visited the hospital to donate a selection of Christmas chocolates for children's services.

Kind-hearted friends Jenna, Lauren & Lucy have kindly donated a selection of toys for our children's services to distribute over the xmas period. Funds were raised through their social media activities.

Ged Armstrong from Honda Mansfield has kindly chosen the Sherwood Forest Hospitals Charity for the company’s annual £500 Christmas donation. Ged has requested the donation supports dementia care on Ward 42 and presented this to ward leader Rebecca.

Clinical Educator Brent Gillicker gave a demonstration of the anatomical torso and nerve block training model purchased by the volunteers through the Dragons' Den 2022 programme. the project cost was £1215.

A Non-Executive Director of the Trust, Andrew Rose-Briton has raised £373 by completing the Camino Walk.  The walk covering nearly 500 miles follows a network of pilgrim's ways leading to the Shrine of the apostle Saint James in the cathedral of Santiago.

Steve Banks, Non-Executive Director thanked him and accepted his donation which will be used for the enhancement project on Ward 14 at King's Mill Hospital.

Great community partnership working with colleagues from Amazon Mansfield Fulfilment Centre who kindly volunteered their time to decorate the KTC courtyard with festive decorations kindly donated by the company.

Sian Robinson raised funds to purchase 15 books for the Early Pregnancy Unit – ‘The World’s Worst Girl Gang Ever – A Survival Guide for Navigating Miscarriage and Pregnancy Loss’.

A break-out room has been created in Integrated Sexual Health Services. This area provides a calm non-clinical space for 1:1 discussions & small patient groups. Thank you to the KMH volunteers for funding through the Dragons' Den 2021 project.

Karen and Stephen Barker donate toys and selection boxes each year at Christmas for the children and young people on Ward 25.

Superstar Kayleen completed the Junior Tough Mudder in memory of his late grandfather Jeffrey and raised a fantastic £830 for Cancer Services. Dept Lead Tracy was delighted to meet Kayleen and his proud family to thank him for his wonderful donation.

Two day beds have been bought for Ward 22 by the hospital volunteers.  These will enable relatives to be able to stay overnight with patients receiving enhanced care.

Jane Mawby and her son Harvey shaved their heads to raise funds for the Women's Treatment Centre and the Breast Unit.  Over £1250 was raised which will be split between the two departments.

An ice machine has been donated by the King's Mill Hospital volunteers following a successful 'Dragon's Den' bid.  This is for patients attending the ENT Day Case Unit.

Harron Homes supported the donation of 12 baby dolls for therapeutic use within dementia services.