Our 2015: Southmead Hospital Charity

Southmead Hospital Charity has had a busy and exciting year during 2015, and there's even more to look forward to in 2016!

Thank you to all our supporters, fundraisers and donors for their continued support of the charity and of North Bristol NHS Trust.

In 2016 there will be lots of fantastic events to get involved in and more ways for you to make a real difference to your hospital and in your local community.  

May:Digital ‘interactive reminiscence software’ funded by the charity provides memory therapy for dementia & neurology patients.

May:Digital ‘interactive reminiscence software’ funded by the charity provides memory therapy for dementia & neurology patients.

May: A new family room opens in maternity funded by Southmead Hospital Charity.

May: A new family room opens in maternity funded by Southmead Hospital Charity.

May: The charity launch the Guy Jordan Memorial Fund to raise money for trauma & emergency department in memory of trauma consultant Guy Jordan

May: The charity launch the Guy Jordan Memorial Fund to raise money for trauma & emergency department in memory of trauma consultant Guy Jordan

June: A piano is bought for the hospital atrium for live music performances through the auction of a painting and supported by the charity.

June: A piano is bought for the hospital atrium for live music performances through the auction of a painting and supported by the charity.

June: Launch of Do Something Super for Southmead - our heroic campaign to inspire more people to take part in fundraising!

June: Launch of Do Something Super for Southmead - our heroic campaign to inspire more people to take part in fundraising!

August: The charity, with the League of Friends, fund a buggy to transport patients with mobility problems through the hospital atrium

August: The charity, with the League of Friends, fund a buggy to transport patients with mobility problems through the hospital atrium

September: All NICU parents to be given free books to read to premature babies, funded by the charity.

September: All NICU parents to be given free books to read to premature babies, funded by the charity.

October: Schools, workplaces & hospital staff take part in Hero for a Day to raise money for the charity.

October: Schools, workplaces & hospital staff take part in Hero for a Day to raise money for the charity.

October: Southmead Hospital’s Neo-natal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) has opened a new family sensory room funded by Southmead Hospital Charity.

October: Southmead Hospital’s Neo-natal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) has opened a new family sensory room funded by Southmead Hospital Charity.

November: The charity host and support the Exceptional Healthcare Awards to recognise the outstanding work of staff at North Bristol NHS Trust

November: The charity host and support the Exceptional Healthcare Awards to recognise the outstanding work of staff at North Bristol NHS Trust

November: Southmead Hospital Charity, BRACE & the University of Bristol contribute over £1.5 million to the new Bristol Brain Centre.

November: Southmead Hospital Charity, BRACE & the University of Bristol contribute over £1.5 million to the new Bristol Brain Centre.

The charity provides £62,000 of funding for research projects in maternity, fertility, orthopedics, respiratory & plastics under the 2015 Springboard fund.

The charity provides £62,000 of funding for research projects in maternity, fertility, orthopedics, respiratory & plastics under the 2015 Springboard fund.

The charity give gifts to every patient staying in hospital on Christmas Day as well as books for every baby born over the Christmas period and in NICU.

The charity give gifts to every patient staying in hospital on Christmas Day as well as books for every baby born over the Christmas period and in NICU.

The charity provide a festive live music programme throughout December for the Christmas Appeal

The charity provide a festive live music programme throughout December for the Christmas Appeal

December: The charity & the League of Friends fund £50,000 of new equipment for hospital wards & departments with the Christmas Cracker awards.

December: The charity & the League of Friends fund £50,000 of new equipment for hospital wards & departments with the Christmas Cracker awards.

December: The charity provides £500,000 funding for new TVs to be installed at patient bedsides throughout Southmead Hospital.

December: The charity provides £500,000 funding for new TVs to be installed at patient bedsides throughout Southmead Hospital.

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