Choosing to leave a legacy donation is a wonderful way to make a lasting difference and support a cause you truly care about. All gifts in Wills to Frimley Health Charity have a real positive impact on patients and families at the Trust’s three hospitals – Frimley Park, Heatherwood and Wexham Park.
In recent months donations to Frimley Health Charity have been used to support our hospitals during the fight against coronavirus. In the longer term, Gifts in Wills, no matter how large or small, will make a valuable contribution to the comfort and care of patients and their loved ones. From newborn babies on the Neonatal ward, to dementia sufferers and patients battling long term illnesses.
Your 5% gift could be put towards funding the development of new services, supporting vital medical research and investing in the latest facilities across our hospitals
If you do not have a Will, all you need is a solicitor. They can advise you on the required wording to carry out your wishes. If you already have a Will, you can make changes via a codicil or a timed review at any time by simply speaking to your legal representative.
If you would like to leave us a gift in your Will, please ensure these important details are included:
Charity Name: Frimley Health Charity and registered charity no:1049600.
Contact Kathryn Moore if you have any questions or have questions regarding directing a gift to a specific hospital or area of care.
This is a specified sum of money such as £50,000.
This is a percentage of the remainder of your estate once your healthcare or specific gifts to family and friends have been met and the executors have made all the outgoing payments and other legacies or bequests.
This is when you leave a specified item of value, such as a property, stocks and shares or a piece of art.
Gifts in Wills can be specified as ‘unrestricted’ which means the Charity invests in resources in hospitals where the need is most urgent. Alternatively, if there is a department close to your heart, you can choose to leave a ‘restricted’ gift to support your chosen hospital or area of care. To ensure that any specific is possible, please do get in touch by emailing Kathryn Moore to ensure we can carry out your wishes.
Mary was admitted to Frimley Park Hospital in the Summer of 2020 following a stroke. She had another one whilst on the ward but made “a remarkable recovery” according to her niece Dr Jane Pavitt.
During her stay at Frimley Park, Mary made her wishes known that she wanted to move to a nursing home near her niece in Suffolk and the ward staff took the time to help facilitate that move to enable closer contact for her family long-term.
Mary’s husband, Tom, had also been cared for in Frimley Park up to his death in 1999 and the couple were keen to show their gratitude when writing their will.
Mary kindly donated a portion of her estate to Frimley Park for medical equipment, which will go towards the Dementia Campaign’s equipment purchases.
Mary’s niece, Jane, said “We have had many, many years of contact with Frimley, I even completed part of my doctor’s training with the Hospital. It felt right to honour their wishes and to acknowledge the staff’s dedication.”
Brian reached out to the Charity as he wanted to leave a gift in his Will to acknowledge and thank the staff of the Cardiac Unit at Frimley Park, who saved his life after he suffered a heart attack in Frimley Park A&E.
Making a Will is very personal and something that many of us put off. Yet, it is the only way to ensure that your wishes are respected and those closest to you don’t face unnecessary financial or tax complications after you’ve gone. We understand that making such an important decision is sometimes difficult. If you need any help contact Kathryn Moore