UHCW Charity need your help!

When you or a loved one is poorly it's an anxious time - you want to receive the best care possible. University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire Charity  support and improve the health and wellbeing of the patients of University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust -  University Hospital, Coventry and the Hospital of St Cross, Rugby.  They are also the charity for Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust, supporting local mental healthcare, learning disability services and community services. They make things better for patients of all ages, their families and the staff who treat them by  funding for state of the art equipment, new facilities, pioneering research and all the important extras that make care so special.

And now they need the help of all the Blaze fans!

Online survey – Help UHCW improve its website and social media

Take part in a simple online survey to tell University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire Charity your views on the website and their social media.  With just 20 questions to answer, it will take you just a few minutes of your time to complete. Your feedback will help Benson Kimani, an Intern Masters student from Coventry University, to develop a Social Media strategy that will increase the number of people who engage with and support University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire Charity. 




If you take part in the survey, you will be in with a chance to WIN a one-night weekend break at a Hilton hotel for two adults with bed and breakfast and £40 towards dinner!


Appeal for paperback fiction books and puzzles

Have you got piles of books at home – never going to read them again? Why not donate your paperback fiction books, children’s books and jigsaw puzzles to University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire Charity. The Charity holds a weekly bookstall in University Hospital for  patients and staff, all of the money raised helps to fund new services and facilities in the hospital. So let someone else enjoy reading them and free up some space at home and helping local people in hospital. Once collected take them to the Charity office in main reception of University Hospital (M-F 10-4). Call 02476 966059 for more details.  

Conquer 54 miles of cycling this September

Take part in the London to Brighton Bike Ride on Sunday September 11, 2016 and cycle from the capital city through country lanes towards a spectacular seaside finish Entry is just £40 which includes full mechanical support, free water stops and buffet lunch and training plans. Optional transport for you and your bike back to London.

Sign up at quickly as places are filling up fast!

Minimum sponsorship of £100 to be raised by each cyclist.

These are just a very few ways in which you can help to support UHCW - We'd encourage all of our fans to visit their website to read all about the  fantastic work that they do and how you can donate, volunteer or help fundraise for example -