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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 has launched our biggest appeal yet.

We need to raise £500,000 to support the build of a new cardiac diagnostic unit that will enhance the treatment of all patients with heart conditions.

Make sure every heart matters; support our appeal to provide improved cardiac services for the west Suffolk community.

Find out more about Every heart matters


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 but the campaign continues.  Read why here.

Find out more about Love Your Nodes


Forget-Me-Not dementia

My WiSH FMN LogoLaunched in 2014 this campaign has seen incredible success smashing it's 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 unveilled 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 Campaign

 

 

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

 

Charity Registration Number:1049223