David moves on to pastures new!

David Head

A HUGE thank you to David, our Interim Charity Director, who is leaving Raise today! David, who has worked at Raise for over five months, helped to deliver the Christmas appeal alongside other key projects. We thank him very much for (more…)

Raise is celebrating the Year of the Nurse and Midwife

Picture of WHHT nursesRaise is joining in the celebrations of The Year of the Nurse and Midwife, by launching a special fund that will support our nurses. The initiative is being run in partnership with the Chief Nurse at West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust Tracey Carter.

The World Health Organisation has (more…)

Raise is recruiting!

Job advertRaise, the hospital charity for West Hertfordshire’s three NHS hospitals, is recruiting for a new Fundraising Officer to be based at its office on site at Watford General Hospital.

The role will encompass a wide range of fundraising activities engaging with hospital staff, patients, and the general public. The charity has aspirations to (more…)

18 month project raises over £21,000 for maternity department cots

Jackie FitzsimonsAmazing support from local business and community
Target of £13,000 beaten by far
Old cots get sent to hospital in Ghana

Fundraising star of the Watford General Hospital maternity wards Jackie Fitzsimons has exceeded all expectations – including her own – with her fundraising appeal to purchase modern new maternity cots for Katherine Ward. The project, which she (more…)

New Charity Director appointed at Raise

Sofia Sheikh

Raise, the charity for West Hertfordshire hospitals in Watford, St Albans and Hemel Hempstead, is delighted to announce the appointment of Sofia Sheikh (pictured) as new Charity Director.

Sofia joins the charity at a very exciting time, with a growing audience, new branding and website, plans for modernisation and (more…)