Childrens Services

Charities who support us

Many people want to support our Children’s Services and the Great North Children’s Hospital through charitable donations and fundraising activities.


Providing that 'little bit extra'

Funds raised allow us to provide that ‘little bit extra’ for our very special young patients. Funds can be raised from all kinds of activities, including:

  • sponsored runs
  • Amazing Interactive 3D systemcharity auctions
  • golf days
  • coffee mornings
  • gala evenings
  • and countless other events and donations. 

The generosity of our supporters and fundraisers has helped us to keep pace with continual developments in medical equipment and treatment techniques. It also helps to provide a more welcoming and comfortable environment for children, teenagers, their families and carers, reducing stress and helping the recovery process.  

For example, through charitable giving, the Great North Children’s Hospital has been able to buy: 

  • toys and games for our young patients
  • provide stimulating, colourful furnishings
  • interactive floor and wall projection systems that create fantasy landscapes with 3D images to entertain and distract children (and their parents) during treatment, or before they go into the operating theatre. 

Our supporters

There are a number of charitable funds supporting our Children’s Services and administered by our two official hospital charities - the Newcastle Healthcare Charity and the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Charity. 

To make a donation to the The Great North Children’s Hospital Fund, or to organise a fundraising activity:

Other charities include:

There are also many other independent children’s charities which support the work we do, including:

How to get involved

There are many ways you can help, and your support will be greatly appreciated.

Just get in touch by contacting:

We’d love to hear from you.

You can read the latest edition of the Great North Children's Hospital newsletter here.

You can also get more information about charitable giving in the Newcastle Hospitals.

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