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Ashford and St Peter's Hospitals' Charity
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A Forever Thank You
Cassie’s Half Marathon for St Peter’s Intensive Care Unit

As a member of NHS Charities Together, we’re part of a national campaign involving over 230 NHS charities, working to increase awareness about the difference that leaving a gift in your Will can make.

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Do you shop online?
Do you shop online?

Many organisations give percentages of purchases to charity, and we would like you to be part of it. Every time you buy from a linked supplier, a percentage comes to our charity.

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Cassie’s Half Marathon for St Peter’s Intensive Care Unit
Cassie’s Half Marathon for St Peter’s Intensive Care Unit

On 21 December 2023, my Dad suffered a major heart attack followed by cardiac arrest. After nearly an hour of CPR and 11 shocks to the heart, Dad finally had a regular heart rhythm and was rushed to a specialist cardiac unit at St Peter's Hospital.

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Students Support our Senior Patients
Brooklands College Students Support our Senior Patients

We received a visit from three 2nd year students from Brooklands College last week. They brought with them gift bags filled with presents for our senior patients who will spend Christmas Day in hospital.

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New Room for Rowley Bristow Unit
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The Orthopaedic and Rheumatology Appointments Team at Rowley Bristow Unit had their office room refurbished this Autumn. Another project made possible with charitable donations.

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United Living Supports Staff Initiative
United Living Supports ASPH Staff Initiative

Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals (ASPH) received a kind donation of £1,500 from United Living, to support the Trust’s “Here 4 You Champions” initiative.

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Smiths Group Volunteers and Donates
Smiths Group Volunteers and Donates to Ashford Hospital

In partnership with Employee Volunteering CiC, a not-for-profit organisation, we were joined by a group of 20 volunteers from Smiths Group, the engineering company, on 31st October keen to spruce up the front of Ashford Hospital ready for Community Day.

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Little Roo Neonatal Fund

The Little Roo Neonatal Fund is the local charity for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at St. Peter’s Hospital in Chertsey, Surrey.

 

Background Information

In the past twenty years the care of babies born very early, or with unexpected problems, has improved immensely, with great improvements in survival and outlook. This work is increasingly specialised and requires dedicated teams of highly trained nurses and doctors, available at all times. In Surrey the only hospital with the appropriate staff, equipment, skills and experience to provide this highest level of intensive care for the smallest and sickest newborn babies is St. Peter’s Hospital.

In 2005 a new nursery with eight intensive care cots was opened by HRH The Countess of Wessex. The costs of the building work and extra staff were met by the NHS, but to provide the specialised equipment we needed charitable funds.

The Little Roo Neonatal Fund was set up by a team of doctors, nurses, parents and support staff and is part of the Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals Charitable Trust (Reg Charity 1058567) with the specific aim of supporting the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

Each Neonatal Intensive care cot costs in the region of £80,000 to fully equip, and we also have been able to purchase an ultrasound machine (£60k), equipment to help babies breathe (£4k to £20k each), a breast milk pasteurizer (£19k) and devices for treating and monitoring potential brain injury (£20k).

There is always an ongoing need for additional and replacement specialist equipment, and also to send staff for specialist training that the NHS cannot provide funding for.

The Little Roo Neonatal Fund therefore raises money to provide the support that the St. Peter’s Neonatal Unit continues to require to offer the highest standards of intensive care for babies born in Surrey and further afield.

Please support us and the babies we care for.

 

Making a Donation to the Neonatal Unit

All donations are invaluable in supporting the work we do. Cheques can be payable to ”ASPH Charitable Fund (NICU)”.

We can also be found at www.justgiving.com/LittleRooNeonatalFund which is an easy and secure way of donating by credit or debit card.

If you are thinking of organising a fundraising event, or perhaps looking for a charity to support at work or at school, then please speak to a member of staff or call Sid Hurry on 01932 722386.

Thank you!

 

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Twitter: @littleroofund

Facebook: LittleRooNeonatalFund

 

Link to website

 

Little Roo Amazon Wishlist

We have a wishlist for the Little Roo Neonatal Fund at St Peter's Hospital via the link below:

 

Ideas for Fundraising

We are very grateful for every penny raised for the Little Roo Neonatal Fund. If you are thinking about a fund-raising event, amongst other things, previous fund-raisers have done the following:

  • Marathons / half marathons / walks / climbs etc
  • Garden parties
  • Charity ball
  • Charity Football match
  • Golf Days
  • Nominated charity at work, school, club
  • Street party
  • Collections following school / nursery Christmas plays

 

After your fund-raising event has taken place, we like to arrange for you to come to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit to make a presentation. This gives you the opportunity to meet some of the staff and see the Unit and the sort of equipment that we have been able to buy with donated funds. Our press office would be on hand to take photos, etc and subsequently send an article to the local press for publishing in local papers.

 

Angela Gray, an employee of Morrison’s of Woking, very kindly donated 30 gift bags to neonatal intensive care unit. The gift bags contained pillows, key rings, cotton wool and mittens for mums on the ward over Mothering Sunday. Angela just wanted to say thanks for all the assistance she received herself from NICU for the birth of her children, including Noah who was born last Easter ... read more.

 

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