Meet the Team

We are a small but very helpful team who are here to support you with everything charity related! We can give you advice about making a donation, fundraising for us, how you can get involved with the charity and much more.

Please call 01782 676444 (Monday to Friday 8.30am – 4.30pm) to speak to any of the team or email charity@uhnm.nhs.uk and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

 Steve Rushton

Steve Rushton

Charity Manager

Steve Rushton is our charity manager who leads on developing major appeals and works with the charity committee and senior staff to ensure the charity continues to grow.  

 Emma Robertson

Emma Robertson

Deputy Manager

Emma Robertson is our deputy manager who manages the office, leads on marketing the charity and works with staff and fundraisers to develop and deliver a variety of projects.  

 
 Jill Diba

Jill Diba

Pot Luck Lottery and staff benefits manager

Jill manages the development of the lottery, produces the staff benefits booklet and organises the staff trips. 

 
 Joanna Walford

Joanna Walford

Procurement Administrator

Joanna Walford is our procurement administrator who processes all of the spend applications and can answer any queries in relation to them. 

 
 Emma Knox

Emma Knox

Charity Administrator

Emma ensures that all of our supporters are thanked for their donations and helps to ensure the office runs smoothly. Emma can also help you with any queries you have about fundraising or making donations.  

 
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Rebecca Owen

Arts Coordinator

Rebecca works with patients, staff, visitors and artists to develop and deliver arts projects across the hospitals.