Our charity is dedicated to supporting Lister's NICU and SCBU by funding the very best medical kit and equipment, refurbishment and improvements to our family rooms, items to increase comfort for the parents as well as advanced staff training to develop the skills and knowledge of our medical team.

We work very closely with the unit  staff and the Lister Neonatal Families Group to create and develop projects that will enhance care and practice on the units so we can continue to provide an extraordinary service to local families.

This wouldn't be possible without the incredible support we receive from grateful families and generous individuals and organisations in our local community.

Here are some examples of projects we have funded to support the unit thanks to donations we have received:

  • Brand new family room and showers to create an amazing space for parents to rest, relax and refuel whilst staying on the unit
  • Head sets for new mothers to be able to use on the unit
  • Upgraded expressing kits to encourage breast feeding
  • Oxygen Saturation Monitors for parents to use at home
  • Additional Milk Warmers for the 'rooming in' so baby and mother can spend optimum time together before discharge
  • Mural to brighten up the neonatal corridor

"Thank you for looking after our son Benjamin when he was born and spent a short spell on the NICU. The whole team were amazing and we will be eternally grateful for the care we all received during that difficult time"

Your donations will make a difference

  • A donation of £10 could fund toys for the new family room
  • A donation of £50 could fund some baby gift bags for new parents
  • A donation of £100 could fund some paint and materials for upgrading the parents room
  • A donation of £200 could fund a day conference for one of our neonatal nurses to get advanced training
  • A donation of £500 could go towards an expressing kit
  • A donation of £1000 could go towards an annual subscription to the Vcreate app which enables parents to log in and check on their babies on their phone or device

How to donate

You can support Lister's Neonatal and Special Care Unit in the following ways:

  • Donate online. Click here >
  • Call 01438 285182 to make a card payment.
  • Give money via text.
    To donate £5 text NEONATAL to 70085
    Texts cost your donation amount plus one standard rate message and you'll be opting in to hear more about our charity's work via SMS. If you'd like to donate but do not wish to receive marketing communications text NEONATALNOINFO followed by your amount to 70085
  • Post a cheque to East and North Hertfordshire Hospitals' Charity, Lister Hospital, Coreys Mill Lane, Stevenage, SG1 4AB
  • Hold your own fundraising event or activity. Set up an online fundraising page here >

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