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Charities and Donations

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From time to time, especially following care of a loved one, people ask to make donations. We would like to take this opportunity to say thank you for these kind gifts.

As we are commonly asked what the process is for making a donation we thought you might find it useful if we showed this information here on our website.

Donations can be made directly to any ward / department / research fund etc. through the NHS Grampian Endowment Fund. If you are already aware of the endowment fund and how it works you can go straight to the Link opens in new windowendowment fund donation form.

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 - Roof Garden


The new green space is being designed so that inpatients at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary (ARI) can 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 new Accident and Emergency entrance to the Emergency Care Centre. Further information is available at: www.nhsgrampian.org/ariroofgarden
 

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 studios at Ashgrove House. 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

www.archiefoundation.org.uk
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

www.friendsofanchor.org
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

www.ucanhelp.org.uk

"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

www.specialnursery.org

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

fightingforsight.org

"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"

Grampian Hospitals Art Trust (GHAT)

For almost 30 years - Grampian Hospitals Art Trust has worked to create an environment in NHS Grampian Hospitals which is welcoming and positive. There are 4,500 art works across NHS Grampian facilities. It is the largest arts collection of its kind in Scotland - possibly in the UK. A growing part of our work, based on close collaboration with patients, staff and visitors, is to design and implement the enhancement of facilities through the use of colour, signage, words and artwork.

We all spend time in hospital - as a patient, visitor or staff member and, healthcare settings can be the focus of the most momentous events in our lives. GHAT service provides respite for those in care; giving a focus and distraction away from their current situation

To assist us with donations please go to www.ghat-art.org.uk and click 'donate online'