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Charities and Donations

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There are also charities who also accept donations and organise fundraising events for particular hospitals / wards / health issues. Some of these are also listed here:

Aberdeen Royal Infirmary Robertson Family Therapeutic Roof Garden

The new Robertson Family Roof Garden at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary is now open!  The new green space allows inpatients at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary (ARI) to enjoy fresh air and natural surroundings, even if they are confined to bed.
The garden will be built on the first floor roof of the Emergency Department entrance to the Emergency Care Centre. Further information is available at: www.nhsgrampian.org/ariroofgarden

Grampian Hospitals Art Trust (GHAT)

GHAT has been involved in arts projects across NHS Grampian for the last 30 years, from our collection of original artwork on the walls you can see as you walk through your hospital to specially commissioned work for places such as the Royal Aberdeen Childrens' Hospital, Royal Cornhill Hospital and Aberdeen Dental School.

In recent years GHAT has set up Artroom projects in Woodend Hospital and Roxburghe House and has built The Suttie Arts Space at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, which will be opened later this year.

GHAT's work is recognised by NHS Grampian as an important element of our high-quality healthcare environment.  Feedback from staff, visitors and patients reflect the positive outcomes we seek, with many commenting on how our work creates a distinctive tone to our local hospitals and clinics. It is our dream to help create a welcoming healing environment for all who come to NHS Grampian hospitals regardless of age or medical condition.

Please join us to assure the success of all our projects

For information on our new Suttie Arts Space built at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary: Link opens in new windowhttp://www.ghat-art.org.uk/the-suttie-space-for-arts-2/

For information on the 200 Wards Appeal: Link opens in new windowhttp://www.ghat-art.org.uk/200-wards-appeal/

For information on ArtRoom: Link opens in new windowhttp://www.ghat-art.org.uk/artroom/

Maggie's Aberdeen 

The newest addition to the Foresterhill Health Campus in Aberdeen is the Maggie's Cancer Caring Centre. Known as Maggie's Aberdeen, the centre offers a warm welcome and a relaxing, homely environment for anyone affected by cancer. Maggie's works to enable people to manage the impact of cancer and to help them live with hope and determination.

For further information, please go to the Maggie's Aberdeen website.

Grampian Hospital Radio

Grampian Hospital Radio broadcasts a dedicated radio service to the patients in Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital and Roxburghe House, from their new studios at Westburn Cottage, which can be found on the grounds of the Foresterhill Health Campus. Grampian Hospital Radio broadcasts a wide range of music, including pop music, classical, Scottish, Irish and country music.

Grampian Hospital Radio also run a separate radio station, Radio Rainbow, which broadcasts to the patients and staff of the Royal Aberdeen Children's Hospital. Radio Rainbow broadcasts a range of pop music, children's songs and stories.
For further details, please contact Grampian Hospital Radio on 01224 552964 and Radio Rainbow on 01224 550321. The e-mail address for both radio stations is: ghr@ghr.org.uk.
Further information is available online at www.ghr.org.uk.

The ARCHIE Foundation


ARCHIE stands for Aberdeen Royal Children's Hospital is Excellent. It aims to make a difference to childrens' services in NHS Grampian.

Friends of ANCHOR


Anchor (Aberdeen and North Centre for Haematology, Oncology and Radiotherapy) is

"committed to funding research into the causes of cancer and improving the treatment of patients with these diseases."



"UCAN is a charity set up in the North of Scotland to make life better for people and families affected by urological cancers".

Friends of the Special Nursery


The "Friends of the Special Nursery" is a charitable organisation who arrange and co-ordinate fund raising activities and practical support for Aberdeen Maternity Hospital's Special Nursery.

Fighting for sight


"Is a charity that has been created to support high quality clinical
research focused in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of eye diseases
in adults and children and provide visual rehabilitation and visual aids to
visually impaired patients whilst promoting patient education and creation
of support groups"