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RAISE A RAINBOW: West Herts Hospital charity launches wellbeing appeal to support patients and staff

 Published on: 7th March 2021   |   By: News Bulletin   |   Category: Uncategorized

Raise, the charity supporting West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust (WHHT), are delighted to announce that they have launched Raise a Rainbow appeal.

Funds raised will enable the charity to provide extra comforts to patients and wellbeing support to staff.

Raise a Rainbow aims to deliver extra care and support for patients and their loved-ones during this challenging time.

Hospital staff have been working tirelessly throughout the pandemic providing great care for every patient, every day.

This appeal will provide spaces for rest, relaxation and respite for the hardworking heroes.

Raise is working with the local community across west Hertfordshire to provide support through donations and services.

Raise a Rainbow will help patients and staff across all the WHHT sites by providing wellbeing support and spaces of sanctuary.

ICU matron, Vicky Houghton, said: “Community donations are invaluable and so important to our charity. It enables us to give support where it is most needed and helps our staff and patients during what is an unprecedented time.”

Raise’s charity director, Sofia Sheikh, said: “We are pleased to launch Raise a Rainbow as it will help relieve the pressures the COVID-19 pandemic has had on our patients and dedicated staff. We’re immensely grateful for the support we receive from our local community. ”

To help Raise a Rainbow for patients and staff across west Hertfordshire, you can donate by visiting their JustGiving page at

You can find out more on Raise’s website here and view the charity’s video here.

For more information, please contact Raise on 07393 232 313 or email

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