The Friends Fund
How we donate to
IW NHS TRUST
Available to departments within the Isle of Wight NHS Trust

The Details

The Process

What do we do?

Our objects are to support and supplement the services offered by the Isle of Wight NHS Trust through St Mary’s Hospital, Isle of Wight and/or by NHS Community Services on the Isle of Wight.
The Objects shall be achieved for the benefit of patients and staff through
the funding of new equipment and facilities above the standard/level required
to be provided by the NHS.
Each year NHS departments apply to access ‘The Friends Fund’ in order to finance the purchase of new equipment or facilities which will meet our objects.
 

How are we funded?

Complete and Submit The Friends Fund 

Application Form, available by emailing info@fosmiow.co.uk 

All Applications checked to ensure that they meet IW NHS Trust requirements

A retail manager along with volunteers run our shop in the hospital’s main foyer.
In addition, we run our trolley service offering newspapers, confectionery and other items throughout the hospital wards.

We very kindly receive donations, whether it be in our collection boxes around
the Island, single or regular donations or bybeing kindly remembered in a Will.

What can we provide?

All requests for funding are required to result in a benefit to patients and be an enhancement to the mandatory service. 

This can include: 

Patient Welfare and Amenities 

Medical equipment, furniture and aids, patient comforts and benefits above the standard/level required for operational purposes. 

Staff Amenities 

Facilities or equipment promoting wellbeing for staff. 

2022 Applications process

We are sorry but applications for 2022 is now closed. We will still consider urgent applications so please get in touch.

The funding applications should be for things that will support and supplement the services offered by the Trust.

The requests should clearly outline the benefit to patients and staff through the funding of new equipment and facilities above the standard/level required to be provided by the NHS.

If you would like to find out more about applying for funding and the Friends of St Mary's Hospital Charity you can email: deborah.downer@nhs.net You can also find out more in their information leaflet.

Applications close on Wednesday 1 June 2022.

Application form >>

 

Applications considered by Friends of St Mary’s Hospital Trustees. 

Applicants notified of the outcome in regard to their application.