Who is part of NHS charities together?
The 230+ member charities of NHS Charities Together are based in hospital, ambulance trusts, mental health trusts, community health trusts and health boards across the UK and they give over £1 million every day to the NHS so that people can stay well for longer and get better faster.
Is NHS charities together legitimate?
The Association of NHS Charities, operating as NHS Charities Together, is a federation of over 250 charitable organisations that supports all the devolved National Health Service (NHS), their staff, volunteers and patients, in the United Kingdom.
NHS Charities Together.
Where does the NHS charity money go?
Money donated to NHS charities cannot be spent on direct patient care, so this money isn’t paying for drugs or personal protective equipment. Instead, it’s been used to buy things like wellbeing food boxes for staff, and computer tablets that allow patients to speak to their relatives.
Does the NHS have a registered charity?
NHS charities are registered with the Charity Commission, but, as they are trusts, they do not have their own legal personality; their NHS body or NHS-appointed trustees are responsible for them.
Who is the CEO of NHS charities together?
Ellie Orton, our Chief Executive, said:
“I am delighted that we will be joined by Louise, Richard and Sarah, who will work with our members and dedicated team to develop our charity and its support of NHS staff, volunteers and patients into 2021 and beyond.”
How much does the CEO of NHS charities earn?
A survey has shown the UK’s highest paid charity chief raked in a whopping £780,000 last year while the average salary of top charity bosses is revealed to be £170,000.
Is there an NHS Benevolent Fund?
The National Benevolent Fund for the Aged was founded to improve the quality of life for older people in the UK who live on a low income. NBFA does this by providing direct practical assistance through the provision of emergency telephone alarms and TENS pain relief machines as well as organising free holidays.
When were NHS charities founded?
The NHS is primarily funded by taxpayers’ money. According to the latest government budget (2020/21), it’s the second-largest destination of public funds, accounting for £178 billion of the UK’s total budget (£928 billion).
Can I use the NHS logo for charity?
NHS charities can: Use their NHS organisation’s logo on charity branded materials (e.g. Annual Report and Accounts, fundraising materials and grant documentation). Ideally, their NHS organisation’s logo should be positioned top right.