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As friends and supporters of Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (ASPH), we wanted to update you about some of the initiatives that have been funded by the Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals Charitable Fund, and the many ways you can support us.
In this edition we will be looking a little further into some areas of interest across ASPH and what our teams have been able to achieve using charitable donations over the last few months.
In 2017, the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Arts, Health and Wellbeing published a report titled Creative Health: The Arts for Health and Wellbeing, which gave evidence of the positive impact creative and cultural activities can have on health and wellbeing.
The Cardiology department at St Peter’s Hospital has received a fantastic donation! HeartBeat Support Woking has generously donated funds to purchase a much-needed bladder scanner which will aid the staff working in the department to monitor bladder function in cardiac patients. This is particularly important when using strong diuretics (water tablets) to treat heart failure.
Run, crawl and climb at the Tough Mudder while raising money and awareness to support the incredible care at Ashford & St. Peter’s Hospitals.
Ashford & St. Peter’s Arts and Design Manager, Cat Cooke, is cycling 10km in the Twilight Runaway Challenge with her family to raise funds for and awareness of our Trust Healing Arts Programme..
July 2023 marks the NHS 75th Birthday and we have another fantastic team who joined us on our celebrations! Dr Claire Mitchell and Dr Clare Hill are both paediatric consultants and joined forces and enthusiasm to grab their bicycles and fundraise for our Children’s Unit.
Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s Paediatric Team were delighted to receive £1,160 from local Chertsey school, Salesians as part of their celebrations for the NHS 75th birthday. Influenced by Ashford and St Peter’s Charity NHS75 campaign, the students organised a Mufti Day for the whole school.
Be part of London’s Most Iconic Half Marathon, while raising money to support the incredible care at Ashford & St. Peter’s Hospitals.
Part of our NHS75 celebrations, Dr Alka Thakur, one of our paediatric consultants is leading a Fundraising campaign with the Geetanjali Academy of Fine Arts from London.
We are so proud to have supported the installation of a new Medication Preparation Room in A&E at St Peters Hospital, funded by charitable donations.
Mike, Charlotte, Ruth, Naren and Megan are doctors, nurses and managers who work in the Paediatric Department, and they are one of our fantastic teams using the ASPH NHS75 fundraising campaign.
Charlotte Michael and Emma Ross from Footprints Day Nursery recently visited St Peter’s Hospital to present the Trust with a cheque for £1,084 for our paediatric wards to refresh their garden and outdoor space.
Kelly, Sam, Kamla, Clare, and Jane work at Ashford and St. Peter’s Hospitals and they are the first team to join our NHS 75th Birthday campaign to fundraise for our Charity!
Noah recently performed for staff, patients and visitors on the piano situated in the main entrance of St Peter’s Hospital. His performance has been described by our staff and patients as truly amazing.
Our beloved NHS is celebrating 75 years on 5 July 2023 and we would like to invite you to join us on the celebrations by fundraising for our children’s unit.
Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Gloucester joined staff from Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to officially open a new staff garden, The Queen Elizabeth II Staff Covid Recovery Garden, at St Peter’s Hospital today [Friday 12 May 2023].
In June 2019, Helen and Chris welcomed their beautiful daughter Ruby to the world, Ruby was born at full term at another hospital after a textbook pregnancy and labour.
A large crowd were able to watch the first performance on the Trust’s newly purchased Baby Grand Yamaha piano in the foyer at St Peter’s Hospital to mark the relaunch of the Healing Arts music programme on Wednesday 30th November 2022.
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