About Us

Let’s transform care, together

At Southampton Hospitals Charity, we bring people together to raise life-saving funds for University Hospital Southampton – the south coast’s leading healthcare provider.

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From specialist services to pioneering research, our incredible supporters enhance care, experiences and outcomes for thousands of patients every year.

They’re all part of a community that creates real impact on services and, in turn, the people that come through our doors.

We work together to make sure:

  • Patients get outstanding care and receive the dedicated support they and their families need.
  • Our hospital is a comfortable and welcoming place for everyone.
  • We invest in the best treatment, technology, research and expertise for our community.

Take a look at how your help is transforming lives – or join us as we enhance care, together.

Our mission and vision

Our mission is to raise charitable funds to support world class healthcare at University Hospital Southampton and our vision is to empower you to enhance lives.

Transforming lives, together.

We promise to turn your support into real impact, transforming experiences, services and lives. You’re not just donating to a worthy cause or large-scale healthcare provision. You’re helping create better experiences and outcomes for our community. Your generosity helps University Hospital Southampton remain at the forefront of care – and we’re endlessly appreciative.

Current vacancies

Trusts and Foundations Officer

We are seeking an experienced, committed, and dedicated Trusts and Foundations Officer to join our vibrant team at the Southampton Hospitals Charity.  

The Trusts and Foundations Officer will play a pivotal role in maximising income from grant-giving organisations and have experience raising five figure gifts from a range of high and mid value Trusts and Foundations. Some of the main responsibilities for the position will include working strategically and have responsibility for identifying and approaching trusts and foundations, building a high-quality pipeline to meet fundraising targets and provide excellent stewardship. The post will also collaborate with teams across the charity and University Hospital Southampton to develop compelling proposals and produce high quality reports.  

If you would like to apply, please submit your CV and a Cover Letter to natasha.acharekar@southamptonhospitalscharity.org Your Cover Letter should be no more than 2 pages and should include a summary of your reasons for applying for this position. You should also include details of how your skills and experience meet the requirements of this role, as listed in the Job Description and Person Specification. Trusts and Foundations Officer job description Salary: £35,000 p/a Full time, 2 days in the office as a minimum. Closing date: 28 June 2024 

Trust and Foundations officer JD

Salary: £35,000 p/a

Full time, hybrid (2 days in the office)

Closing date: 28 June 2024


How are we run?

We are making some changes to our legal structure at Southampton Hospitals Charity. From 1st April 2024 we will become a self-governing charity, managing our own governance arrangements including the appointment of independent trustees who will be legally responsible for the Charity.

Despite this change we remain the official charity for University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust and dedicated to improving the care of our patients.

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Charity team

Meet our team

We help to provide the extra support that you deserve.

The Southampton Hospitals Charity team brings people together to raise life-changing funds for University Hospital Southampton.

Meet the team and learn about our current job vacancies.


Meet the team

Our areas of operation

University Hospital Southampton provides services to some 1.9 million people living in Southampton and South Hampshire.

This includes specialist services including neurosciences, cardiac services and children’s intensive care to more than 3.7 million people in central southern England and the Channel Islands.

That costs £1.6 million every day.

  • Berkshire
  • Wiltshire
  • Surrey
  • West Sussex
  • Cornwall
  • Hampshire
  • Isle of Wight
  • Devon
  • Channel Islands
  • Dorset

Annual Accounts

Our latest annual accounts gives a full description of our governance, activities, finances and plans for the next year.

The reviews run financial year to financial year (1 April – 31 March). Please do contact us on 023 8120 8881 to discuss anything you may need in the period between these dates, or if you would like to see any archived copies.

Download our annual review

Impact Report

Our community’s kindness is awe-inspiring in the support of their local hospital.

Discover how donations are making an impact for University Hospital Southampton, the way we raise and spend money, and how we help our community.


Download our financial report