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RD&E Charity: Our appeals

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Our appeals

Starfish Appeal

The RD&E Charityís aim is to raise £450,000 for the Starfish Appeal to create a dedicated area offering a warm, bright and engaging space for children, young people and their families that visit our childrenís ward and outpatient areas.


The Outpatient departmentís last major redesign was 25 years ago so as a result it is looking tired and dowdy. The children have asked the charity if we can improve the environment so that it is brighter and more welcoming.


We want to provide activities, materials and equipment in the new area to help the children that visit express themselves and have fun. It is important to provide preparation and distraction techniques as well as multi-sensory experiences to alleviate any anxieties and misconceptions that the children may have while they are waiting.


These techniques are also helpful in relieving boredom and benefit recovery, recuperation and rehabilitation.


With your help we can make a real difference to the thousands of children who visit the RD&E Hospital every year by enhancing the care our children receive.


Starfish Appeal

You can support the Starfish Appeal, donate now via Virgin Money Giving.


You can also fundraise for the RD&E Charity via Virgin Money Giving as well.

#HelpUsHelpYou: support your NHS staff by donating to their fund

We have launched a new appeal #HelpUsHelpYou to support our NHS staff at the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital during this vital time. As you are aware during this Coronavirus pandemic, our wonderful NHS staff are working extremely hard to keep everyone safe and well. It is with this in mind that we know many of these key workers will need extra support. We want to be able to provide those NHS staff who need it with meal packages and essential items to keep them going, we also aim to provide a temporary dedicated rest area where there will be refreshments available.


#HelpUsHelpYouWe are all in this together, please help us give thanks back to our wonderful NHS staff during this unprecedented time.


Donate now via Virgin Money Giving.

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