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There are many different ways people are getting involved with the Cheltenham and Gloucester Hospitals Charity. Here we celebrate their success stories, however big or small, and give credit to the wonderful groups of people that give their time, money and imagination for the benefit of the staff and patients here in Gloucestershire. Have a story to share? Contact the Fundraising Office, we would love to hear from you.

Walk for Wards success 

Our third annual Walk for Wards took place at Cirencester Park with over 200 patients, supporters and staff walking together in support of their local hospitals. Read more 

Corporate supporters recognised for their contribution to hospitals

The Local Business Charity Awards recognise local companies and staff who go the extra mile to make an impact for charities, and two of the finalists at this year’s awards were chosen because of the committed support they give the hospitals. Read more

ARAG staff get on their bikes for Focus!

Staff from legal insurance provider ARAG in Bristol raised over £3,000 through a static cycle ride, with more than 40 staff cycling 510 miles to cover the equivalent distance from the company’s UK Head Office to its parent company HQ in Düsseldorf. Read more 

Rotary Club donates £15,000 to local breast cancer patients

Local breast cancer patients will now benefit from an improved treatment technique thanks to an incredible £15,000 donation by The Rotary Club of Gloucester Severn. Read more 

Book now to take part in Make A Will Month

This October, Lodders Solicitors are getting behind their local hospitals by offering to create or update a Will free of charge, in return for a donation to Cheltenham and Gloucester Hospitals Charity. Read more

Shopping in Tesco in or around Gloucester? Use your Bags of Help token to support our Maternity Ward!

If you’re shopping in Tesco, don’t miss the chance to get behind our Maternity Ward and help us to provide extra care & equipment.

Every Tesco shopper will be given a ‘Bags of Help’ token and they can use it to vote for our maternity ward, and depending on the number of votes received we can receive a grant from £1000 to an incredible £4000! Read more.

Cheltenham Lions Club fund new Rise and Recline Chairs for local cancer patients

Cheltenham Lions Club visited Cranham Suite, one of the Oncology Wards at Cheltenham General Hospital, to see first-hand how their donation has funded new rise and recline chemotherapy chairs for local cancer patients.  Read more

Growers United show their support for local cancer research

Local cancer patients will benefit from a donation of £5,500 raised by Growers United FC at their annual fundraising dinner. The team from Growers United dropped into their local cancer centre to deliver the donation to the Focus Research team, who work to offer patients the opportunity to benefit from new cancer research and trials. Read More. 

Nurse Carolyn is Skydiving for Prescott Ward and Maggie’s Centres

Nurse Carolyn from Cheltenham Hospital is Skydiving to raise funds to provide extra care and equipment on Prescott Ward at Cheltenham General Hospital and Maggie's Centres.

Despite her fear of flying the very brave nurse Carolyn will be doing a Tandem Skydive on the 25th June. Read More. 

Henry Trinder backs appeal to safeguard new babies

Gloucester Rugby’s Henry Trinder, Patron of Cheltenham and Gloucester Hospitals Charity, dropped in to see our Midwives to support their fundraising appeal to provide specialist technology which will safeguard new babies from the life changing consequences of high jaundice levels. Read More. 

Donation makes a difference for local cancer patients

When Gwyn Cambridge heard that our Oncology Centre team were fundraising for new rise and recline chairs to give extra comfort to local cancer patients, she decided to give support in memory of her husband Dan to improve the experience for future patients. Read More. 

Guiting Ward takes on the Mud runner to raise funds

A team from Guiting Ward took on the tough Mud runner challenge  on 4th March and raised £880 to buy equipment needed on their ward. Lisa Jones, Ward Manager, Rachel Carter, Sister, Kate McNamara, Staff Nurse, Freya Churchill and Justina Bylica, Healthcare Assistants all trained and ran the challenge together as a team. Read More.

‘Al fresco’ theatre this summer – come ‘Rain or Shine’

Professional theatre company Rain or Shine, hailed by ‘The Stage’ asone of the best companies touring open air theatre" are set to delight family audiences once again this summer with their production of Shakespeare’s cross-gartered and hilarious cross-dressing comedy Twelfth Night, as they ‘transport’ you to a land where nothing is quite what it seems. Read More. 

Bilirubinometer Appeal

We aim to raise funds for specialist technology which will safeguard new babies in Gloucestershire from the life changing consequences of high jaundice levels.

With your help, we can equip our community midwife teams across Gloucestershire with portable ‘Jaundice Meters’ allowing them to diagnose babies at risk and respond rapidly to prevent serious illness. Read More.

Sherdons Golf Centre raise £2000 for local cancer care

When Les Webb at Sherdons Golf Centre took on a year as Captain, he decided to make a difference for local cancer patients by fundraising for the Focus fund, which provides extra care and equipment in the Gloucestershire Oncology Centre. Read More.

Gloucestershire Shared Service for NHS show their support for children with epilepsy

When GSS4NHS heard about the Hospitals Charity’s EPIC fund, which provides extra care and equipment for young people with epilepsy, they decided to make a difference by raising funds. Read More.

Nine year old raises £500 for cancer patients through sponsored silence

School girl Briony Dando, age 9, was so grateful for the fantastic care her tennis coach, Jason Poole from Oxstalls Tennis Club received on Lilleybrook Ward in Cheltenham that she wanted to do something to make a difference for future patients. Read More.

Clare goes the extra mile to thank Ward 2B

Clare Manton was extremely grateful for the care which Ward 2b gave to her father, so when she won a place for the 2017 London Marathon she decided to say a special thank you in his memory by fundraising to help the ward purchase a rise and recline chair which will allow family members and friends to rest when they need to stay by a loved one's bedside. Read More.

Tewkesbury Park Golf Club tee up support for Hospitals Charity

When Mike Harrison began a year as senior captain of Tewkesbury Park Golf Club, he took the opportunity to say thanks to the dedicated Cardiology Team at Cheltenham General Hospital who helped to transform his life – and to do something to make an impact for future patients. Read More

Clarkson Evans has selected its charity of the year 2017

Clarkson Evans has named the newly-formed Cheltenham & Gloucester Hospitals charity as its staff charity for 2017.

The charity, which raises funds to support patients being cared for at Gloucestershire Royal and Cheltenham General Hospitals as well as Stroud Maternity Unit, was selected because it was considered to have broad appeal among staff at the company.

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Thank you!

Charitable donations make a huge difference to wards across the hospitals, providing extra care and equipment which otherwise would not be possible. In our Oncology Centre, Katherine Best helped to improve the experience for local cancer patients and their families by giving a donation which funded gel warmers and stools for friends and family of patients. Read more

Angels to raise funds for local cancer patients

This Christmas local shops are getting behind the Hospital Charity’s Focus fund for local cancer patients by selling hand decorated Angels, with all proceeds helping to provide extra care and specialist equipment in the Gloucestershire Oncology Centre. Read More

Join our focus committee and make a difference

Focus is raising funds to make a real difference for local cancer patients, their families and the staff who treat them. 

As the Cheltenham and Gloucester Hospital Charity’s dedicated fund to support our work in the Cheltenham Oncology Centre and in clinics in the surrounding area, Focus invests in projects benefitting local patients fighting cancer. Read More


Holland cycle team raise over £4000 for children’s centre!

An intrepid group of cyclists presented a cheque to Sister Jo Harvey and Helen Clark, having raised nearly £4,000 by taking part in an epic cycle ride, 300 miles in 3 days from Winchcombe to Ankie's home town in Holland. Read More

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Cheltenham Lions Club fund new Rise and Recline Chairs for local cancer patients