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Poems from the Heart of the NHS

Poems from the Heart of the NHS

NHS Charities Together are elated to announce the launch of 'These Are the Hands - Poems from the Heart of the NHS’ in March 2020. These poems give a unique insight into the real experiences of the people at the heart of the NHS, caring for us from the moment of birth...

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Happy Christmas from the National ‘Elf’ Service

Happy Christmas from the National ‘Elf’ Service

NHS Charity Blue Skies (the charity for Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) held its annual festive fun run this month, beginning at Blackpool Zoo before the runners jingled their way around Heron’s Reach. Teams representing NHS workers, local...

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NHS at the top of the (apple) tree!

NHS at the top of the (apple) tree!

Last month, an annual Brand Relevance Index, run by a leading brand and marketing consultancy, found the NHS to be the most relevant brand in the UK. It found that our National Health Service is more relevant to the UK public than Spotify, Netflix and Sony...

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Leeds Cares funded liver machine gives Gail new lease of life

Leeds Cares funded liver machine gives Gail new lease of life

Yorkshire transplant patient Gail Hill has been given a new lease of life thanks to a machine that can keep a donated liver alive and healthier for longer. The new liver perfusion machine, paid for through charity fundraising, offers surgeons at St James’s Hospital,...

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Leeds Cares appoints new Chief Executive

Leeds Cares appoints new Chief Executive

Hospital charity Leeds Cares has confirmed the appointment of Esther Wakeman as the organisation’s new Chief Executive. Esther will be joining the charity from Ashgate Hospice care in Chesterfield where she has spent the last five years as Director of Fundraising and...

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Charity-funded echo machine helps tiny tickers in Rotherham

Charity-funded echo machine helps tiny tickers in Rotherham

Children requiring life-saving heart scans are now able to receive their care closer to home thanks to a new heart scanner funded by the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity. According to the British Heart Foundation, a heart defect is the most common problem a...

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Winning at the HSJ Awards 2019

Winning at the HSJ Awards 2019

NHS Charities Together Council members and team had a wonderful evening at the HSJ Awards on 6th November as their charity partner. We are so grateful to HSJ and Willington Healthcare for choosing NHS Charties Together as their charity partner for the second year in a...

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NHS Big Tea 2020: raising a cuppa to nurses and midwives

NHS Big Tea 2020: raising a cuppa to nurses and midwives

2020 is the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife – the most respected and trusted professionals in the country. NHS Charities appreciate, value and invest in nursing and midwifery so next year we are planning our best nationwide fundraising campaign yet in aid...

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