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Charity Blog

In this section we try to give you a flavour of some of the amazing things our supporters do and the difference it makes to the lives of people who use the services of UHNM. We’ll also give you details of how you can get involved by attending events that we or our fundraisers are holding throughout the year.

Remember, if you’re planning an event in aid of UHNM Charity please call us so that we can authorise you and give you all the support you need to maximise the funds you raise. Call today on 01782 676444

Denise Coates Foundation’s £10 million grant to UHNM to support staff and patients during Covid-19 pandemic

University Hospitals of North Midlands is delighted to confirm that Denise Coates Foundation has awarded a £10 million grant to UHNM Charity to support its staff and patients during the current Coronavirus pandemic. The substantial grant will enable ...

Friends Complete Hike for Critical Care

A group of friends have completed one of the UK's most grueling hikes in aid of UHNM's Critical Care Unit. ‘Made of Ale'; Steven Mills, Elliot Jones, Steve James, Matthew Bowker, Stephen Woods, Ben Hulse and Dean Bishton, who last year completed the ...

Fundraising Consultants Complete Ben Nevis Climb

Three Royal Stoke University Hospital consultants have successfully tackled the UK’s highest mountain to raise funds to help improve patient experience at University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust (UHNM). Dr Sanjeev Nayak, Consultant Interven ...

Cancer Survivor's Yoga Marathon

A cancer survivor is embarking on a special fundraising challenge to thank the UHNM staff who saved her life.  Laura Dawson will be holding a fundraising 12-hour yoga challenge in March to mark her 12 sessions of chemotherapy. Laura, who’s orig ...

Supermarket Brett to take bite out of Big Apple

A supermarket worker is swapping trolleys for trainers as he prepares to run the New York City Half Marathon for a hospital charity. Brett Cooper is travelling the 3,500 miles to the Big Apple in March to compete in the race in aid of the Chemothera ...

Hospital Charity Supports Improvements to Bereavement Service

Supporters of a hospital charity have helped improve the experience of families going through the bereavement process. UHNM Charity has funded refurbishments to a newly opened bereavement suite at the Royal Stoke University Hospital following the in ...

Chris' Fundraising Walk in Memory of Son

A Newcastle-under-Lyme father will undertake a month-long walk later this year in memory of his baby son and thank the University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust staff who cared for him.Chris Gibbs will set off from his home in Eastbourne in Ju ...

Fundraising PC Bond Returns to Ward

The incredibly brave PC Claire Bond revisited our Trauma Orthopaedic Ward at the Royal Stoke University Hospital to donate equipment bought through her fundraising.  PC Bond suffered life-changing injuries after being hit by a car during a pursuit i ...