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The unique way we operate our charitable trust means the community can tell us which area of the hospital they would like their fundraising to go towards – and we can guarantee that your donation goes to that individual ward, piece of equipment or in memory of a loved one.

West Suffolk Hospital is your hospital. Put it simply, your fundraising has made a direct difference to the care we can provide to yourselves, your family and friends and the local community.

Sue Smith, Fundraising Manager, My WiSH Charity

Current Appeals:

Every Heart Matters 

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My WiSH Charity launched it's biggest appeal in July 2017.

Thanks to our supporters we raised £500,000 to support the build of a new cardiac diagnostic unit at West Suffolk Hospital.

Read on to see why Every Heart Mattered.

Find out more about Every Heart Matters

Butterfly Fund 

Butterfly logo with no charity numberOur Butterfly Fund supports our palliative patients. But we know it isn't just about the patients, it is also about their loved ones too. 

Read on to find out more about how we enhance the care of West Suffolk Hospital's patients at the end of their life and how we also support their family and friends to help make life a little easier during this difficult time. 

WiSH Upon a Star 

WiSH Upon A Star logoOur WiSH Upon a Star appeal supports our children across the hospital.

It covers all aspects of paediatric care including the neonatal unit, the Rainbow children's ward, the maternity unit, day surgery, fracture clinic, paediatric asthma, paediatric diabetes, eye clinic, dermatology, the emergency department and any other outpatient clinics or ward areas who care for our young patients.

Find out more about WiSH Upon a Star

Love Your Nodes 

Love Your Nodes Logo jpg - CopyLaunched on 1st July 2016, this campaign raised £25,000 for a Sentimag machine.

This machine is used on the breast care unit to enable accurate removal of lymph nodes for our breast cancer patients.

Although we have now purchased the machine the campaign continues. Read why here.

Find out more about Love Your Nodes

Forget-Me-Not Dementia

ForgetMeNotLogoLaunched in 2014, this campaign has seen incredible success smashing its target of £25,000.

Currently the campaign has reached over £100,000 and has helped several areas of the hospital.  In July 2016 our memory walk was finally                                                                    unveiled with 100 metres of local and national images. 

Find out more about Forget-Me-Not 

Arthrose Appeal

Final Arthrose logoLaunched in 2014 by local businessman Ben Lord, the aim of this appeal is to further enhance the care given in West Suffolk Hospital's orthopaedic and trauma departments.

Thanks to his support and that of the community, the Arthrose Appeal has seen fantastic success in enhancing care to our patients.

Bereavement Suite

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Thanks to our wonderful fundraisers we reached our target of £65,000 and were thrilled to open our Jasmine Suite in July 2016.


Find out more about the Bereavement Suite

The Beat It Appeal

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Beat It was our first big appeal and was run in conjunction with the Bury Free Press. More than £65,000 was raised and enabled us to purchase a prostate cancer scanner. 


Find out more about The Beat It Appeal

If you would like to fundraise for any part of the hospital, please email Sue Smith, Head of Fundraising at the hospital, who would be delighted to help in any way possible, or call us on 01284 712952.


Charity Registration Number:1049223