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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.

Year 10 students boost funding for young people with Epilepsy 

While many young people will be busy drawing up their Christmas lists, year 10 students Edward Burgess and Innes Peek have decided to make an impact for young people with Epilepsy by organising a Christmas concert. Read More


Cancer patients receiving radiotherapy in Gloucestershire now find it easier to take their mind off their treatment thanks to the fundraising efforts of staff at Clarkson Evans

Two state-of-the-art virtual “sky ceilings” are being installed in the radiotherapy department at Cheltenham General Hospital after staff at the leading electrical contractor raised more than £9,000 for Cheltenham & Gloucester Hospitals Charity. Read More

With a top prize of £25,000 every week, our Lottery is a great way to get behind your local hospitals!

Every year the Hospitals Charity helps to improve the experience for thousands of local patients and their families, and for just £1 a week you can support our work and have the chance to win a cash prize every Saturday.

Every player will be allocated a six digit lottery number which is theirs for as long as they play. Read more

Local Mayor gets behind the hospitals 

Cllr Klara Sudbury, the current Mayor of Cheltenham, is supporting our Focus Fund for local cancer care. Join the Mayors events to show your support. www.cheltenham.gov.uk or email: jennie.ingram@cheltenham.gov.uk

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

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.

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.

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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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


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