About our Trust charity
We improve our patients’ care through extra funding for equipment, research, staff and patient wellbeing.
We share the values and mission of Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust:
safe and compassionate care, every time
…and we seek to support this mission to deliver high quality care; whether it’s delivered in hospital, in the community, or in a patient’s own home.
Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust charitable fund will support the development of excellence in our community services and our acute specialist services, supporting the skills and expertise of all staff, the latest technology and our hospital environments to deliver care where our patients need it.
Together, with your generous support, we can do even more to help our patients and hospitals.
Leadership and governance of the charity
The Corporate Trustees and Charitable Funds Committee are responsible for the leadership and governance of the charity.
The Charitable Funds Committee administers the funds on behalf of the trustees and provides advice and recommendations to the board. The committee is responsible for ensuring that charitable funds are administered in accordance with donors’ wishes and legislation.
The Members of the Charitable Funds Committee are:
- Nicola Gilham (Chair), Non-Executive Director
- Barry Jenkins, Director of Finance
- Les Broude, Honorary Independent Member for Donors
- Mike Mackenzie, Honorary Independent Member for Patients
Fund holders look for needs which can be met and prepare spending plans accordingly, ensuring that they report back to the Corporate Trustees and Charitable Funds Committee.
Our financial year ends on 31 March.