Hospital Heroes Charity Star Award | Southampton Hospitals Charity

6 March 2020

Hospital Heroes Charity Star Award

Congratulations to everyone who was nominated for the 2019-20 Southampton Hospitals Charity Star Award.

Every year we have our own Charity award as part of UHS Hospital Heroes. This award recognises an individual or team within the hospital who have gone above and beyond to raise money for a hospital area within UHS.

The winners were the Peru trekkers having raised over £25,000 for University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust.

Healthcare Assistant, Inez Walker, won the runners up prize for taking part in multiple running events in 2019 across the UK – well done Inez!

Congratulations to the hospital-based Peru trekkers – Cathy Thomsen, Fiona Fordyce Fleur Bacharach, Calum Rowe , Sol Oliveira,  and Donna Parsons.

They were raising money for all over the hospital including the E2 young adult unit, the spinal ward, cardiology services, C3 Hamwic ward, the general intensive care unit, and E1 children’s cardiac patients.

In October 2019, the trekkers took on Machu Picchu in Peru. This was an incredible five day trek for all who took part in the challenge as they dealt with acclimisation to 4,200m, walking the length of a full marathon.

Congratulations to the Peru team for this well deserved award!

Articles you may be interested in

3 April 2020

Support pours in for staff…

At the end of March, Southampton Hospitals Charity spearheaded a campaign asking our local community to help support the mental health and wellbeing of NHS frontline and essential staff....

Find out more

20 March 2020

Your hospital staff need you

Due to the coronavirus pandemic there has been an increased demand for services at the hospital and on our frontline staff. Many of our supporters have been asking us...

Find out more