Bournemouth Hospital Charity

Bournemouth Hospital Charity

Charity information

Bournemouth Hospital Charity

Bournemouth Hospital Charity enhances patient care and provide items above and beyond those funded by the NHS. The charity works with the community and businesses to provide extra comfort, equipment and knowledge to speed up patient treatment, reduce patient anxiety, aid recovery, provide less intrusive treatment and improve the health and wellbeing of both patients and staff.

Founded 1996

  • Mission statement

    Bournemouth Hospital Charity raises funds for the Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch hospitals to benefit the patients and staff within its local community and specifically to:

    • improve the hospital environment
    • provide both state-of-the art and extra equipment to make a real difference not just to patients’ treatment but their lives beyond
    • support and develop hospital staff.

    We often have larger projects as priorities for the charity. In the past we have funded, through generous donations and grants, new scanners and more recently the building and equipping of the new Jigsaw Unit. The ground floor of which houses state-of-the-art facilities for the treatment of cancer and blood disorders, while the upper floor is home to a new Women’s Health Unit.

  • Aims

    Bournemouth Hospital Charity aims to:

    • Working with inspirational local people, we aim to make a difference to every patient and every condition that is treated at our hospitals above and beyond that provided by NHS funding.
  • Overview

    Established: May 1996

    Registered Charity Number: 1057366

    Board members: 6

    Full time staff: 8

    Part time staff: 6

    Volunteers: 30

    Phone number: 01202 704060

    Address: Charity Office, The Royal Bournemouth Hospital, Castle Lane East, Bournemouth, Dorset BH7 7DW

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
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