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Your support helps bring a little extra sunshine to our wards and departments

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Spinal Cord

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Our specialist team cares for people from across the North West and North Wales. Your donations support the world-class care they give to patients with life-changing spinal injuries.


The New Medical Day unit

Making a gift or raising funds for cancer care help make patient undergoing treatment feel that little bit more comfortable.


Hospital patients and the grounds around Southport and Formby District General Hospital

Donation help us to bring rays of sunshine to all our wards, including cardiac, stroke care, bereavement services, intensive care, and for staff training and welfare.

Children's &

childrens and maternity

This fund helps our youngest patients, including neonatal babies, and helps take the best care of our expectant mums.

Older People &

Hospital patients and the grounds around Southport and Formby District General Hospital

We have one of the most elderly populations in the country. Donations to this fund help our older patients to feel more at home during their stay in hospital.

How To Donate

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    Visit our JustGiving page to make a donation quickly and securely using a debit or credit card.

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    Over the phone

    To donate by debit or credit card, please call our General Office on 01704 704714

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    By Cheque

    Please make cheques payable to ‘Southport and Ormskirk Hospitals Charity.’ Then please post to Southport and Ormskirk Hospitals Charity, c/o Charity Department, Southport and Formby District General Hospital, Town Lane, Southport, Merseyside, PR8 6PN.

    Remember to include a note with your name and address so that we can write and say thanks.

    Please do not send cash in the post.
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    In Person

    Call our Charity Team on 01704 704714 and ask for Vicky Heaven our Fundraising Assistant, Vicky will arrange a time to suit you to meet at either the Southport or Ormskirk hospitals site.

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    Gift in Wills

    SO every patient is in the best hands, will you please consider a gift in your Will?

    A gift in your Will can take a variety of forms. This could be a gift of whatever is left of your estate once your family have been provided for (a residuary legacy), or a specific sum of money that you pledge to our Charity (a pecuniary legacy). Alternatively, it could be a specific gift such as property, stocks and shares or other valuables such as a piece of jewellery.

    You don’t need to include a large sum – a gift of just 1% of your estate after everyone has been taken care of can do so much. Whatever you give, you’re helping touch the lives of thousands of people every year.

    If you have any questions, want to talk about the impact your gift could have, or would like to support Southport and Ormskirk hospitals in a different way, then please do get in touch.

    "I have left £5,000 in my Will to Southport and Ormskirk Hospitals Charity for use by the Spinal Unit. My friend, Ronnie, was paralysed in an accident but it’s not stopped him getting on with his life. I want to give a little back to enable others to take part in the rich tapestry of life, no matter what their disability." – Mark Wilson


Find an Event

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Events Pack

Download a fundraising pack here with sponsorship forms, template posters and certificates.


Need help with ideas?

From difficult to easy, fundraising ideas for all ages and abilities from our partner Just Giving

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Our Impact

Thank You So Much!

Through your support we’re able to purchase items of equipment, organise activities that help patients undergoing treatment, and fund places on specialist training courses for our staff teams.

Here’s just a few examples of how your support has made a big difference:

Staff at the new Southport and Formby District General Hospital gazebo

Outdoor Garden Spaces for patients, staff & volunteers

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Staff Wellbeing

Wellbeing Garden for staff and patients at Southport Hospital

ITV Granada Reports Journalist, Paul Crone, joined volunteer gardener Phil McBride to cut the ribbon, thanking hospital staff for all they continue to do for patients each and every day.

Charity Volunteer Ambassadors

There’s lots of ways you can get involved – whether you can spare the odd hour, or a regular day a week.

Volunteering is a great way to get some different skills, or just to make new friends and try something new.

We always need help with our events, collection tins and fundraising administration – and we’d love to hear from you!

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If you would like more information about the role of Charity Volunteer Ambassador Contact us Here

Our Charity Team on 01704 704714

Or email soh-tr.charity@MerseyWestLancs.nhs.uk

About Us

Southport and Ormskirk Hospitals Charity raises funds for all areas of patient treatment and care.

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This is your hospital charity, at the heart of your community, and every penny you donate stays in the local area...

All our patients benefit from the youngest in our neonatal unit to the many older, frailer people we care for. Whatever you give, you’re helping touch the lives of thousands of people every year.

Thanks to your support, we’re able to purchase items of equipment which go above and beyond what the NHS can normally provide – as well as enhancing staff training and wellbeing.

Donations help us make patients and their families feel that bit better every day with activities such as specialist arts therapies for dementia care, play workers for our children’s ward, facilities for bereavement counselling and services for families with loved ones in our care.

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We can help with fundraising ideas, certificates, sponsorship forms – or sign you up for a race!

We are grateful for every bit of help, and every pound and penny raised.

You can contact our lovely charity team by calling

01704 704714 or email soh-tr.charity@MerseyWestLancs.nhs.uk