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Top TV chef involved in Dine at Mine events for children’s ED

A top TV chef has called on the community to hold dinner parties throughout May to bolster the fundraising appeal for a new children’s emergency department in Southampton. Shelina Permalloo, winner of the BBC’s MasterChef in 2012, said the innovative fundraising...

Saints squad makes annual hospital visit

Players from Southampton Football Club made their annual visit to meet patients and staff at the city’s university hospitals on Tuesday (3 April). The event, organised by Saints Foundation in partnership with Southampton Hospital Charity, saw the Premier League stars...

Celebrating the charity’s tenth birthday…

On Friday 9 March, Southampton Hospital Charity will be celebrating our tenth birthday. We work closely with our local community to support areas of the hospital service that lie beyond the scope of NHS funding to enhance the care and treatment of patients at...

ITV presenter backs children’s emergency department appeal

ITV horse racing presenter Ed Chamberlin has backed the appeal for a new emergency and trauma department at Southampton Children's Hospital. The Broughton-based host, who previously worked on Sky Sports News and the broadcaster's Monday Night Football programme,...

Morrisons Foundation backs children’s emergency department appeal

Southampton’s children’s emergency and trauma department appeal has edged within touching distance of the halfway mark following a £100,000 pledge from the Morrisons Foundation, a charity set up by the supermarket. The fundraising total now stands at £938,000, just...

Young hospital patients set for fun-filled superhero week

Young patients are set to receive some visitors with a difference this week when a team of superheroes swoop onto the wards at Southampton Children's Hospital. The visits will form part of a series of fun-filled events to mark national Play in Hospital Week (9 to 15...

Southampton clinicians reach £10k mark for children’s ED appeal

A team of 16 clinicians and staff who completed a 350-mile regional cycle challenge have raised £10,000 towards Southampton's children's emergency and trauma department appeal. The event, known as Tour de Wessex, saw the team travel across the region to support the £2...

Young patients set to go for gold at British Transplant Games

A team of eight young transplant patients from across the south are travelling to Scotland to compete in the British Transplant Games. This year’s event, which begins tomorrow (Thursday) in North Lanarkshire, is expected to attract more than 750 athletes who will...

Patients and staff celebrate excellence in children’s nursing

Patients, staff and members of the public celebrated the achievements of nurses at Southampton Children’s Hospital with a series of awareness activities this week. Among the events held were simulations and demonstrations from the paediatric intensive care unit,...

Patient’s brother raises £38k for children’s cancer unit

The brother of a patient at Southampton Children's Hospital has donated £38,000 towards a £1.7 million refurbishment of children's cancer unit Piam Brown. Hugo Cordle, 22, ran the London Marathon in April to raise the amount for Southampton Children's Hospital Charity...

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