About Cardiff & Vale Health Charity

Who are we?

Our hospitals, health centres and practices across Cardiff and the Vale provide healthcare for just about every conceivable medical condition. We are the Official Charity of Cardiff and Vale University Health Board.

We provide treatment to the communities of Cardiff and the Vale, to those who may be unwell whilst in our area, and to those who have been referred by their doctors from across Wales.

Our charity supports Cardiff and Vale University Health Board with almost 300 different funds which cover every medical condition imaginable.

With NHS funding stretched to the max, income to support new and innovative treatment; research; and care must be found elsewhere and that’s where we come in. Through exceptionally kind donations received in the main from patients and their families our charitable funding has been at approximately £1.5m - £2m each year.

There is so much more to do and we want to grow the amount of money that we can spend on research, treatment, patient care and experience as well as on staff development to make sure that Cardiff and Vale UHB remains a premier health care provider.

We don’t replace NHS money; we bring extra value or support pioneering and innovative work for the benefit of those that need us.

We also support the work of our community teams and help to promote healthy living.

You can help us by supporting a specific area of work or by helping to grow our ‘Make it Better Fund’ which supports projects across all of our establishments and community teams in the Cardiff & Vale area.

Our Team:

Lucie Barrett - Senior Fundraising Officer

Please contact Lucie with enquiries about fundraising policy and strategy including fundraising legislation and best practice, financial queries, marketing (including sponsorship and advertising), corporate partnerships, appeals and large scale fundraising, major donors, legacy enquiries and general fundraising advice and guidance.

Please contact Lucie for fundraising advice and guidance, to register your fundraising and request supplies, for queries about donation payments, information about joining or leaving the staff lottery and to discuss bids for charitable funds (bid queries only applies to UHB staff).


The Breast Centre Appeal

We’re hoping to provide a training and holistic therapy unit within the centre as well as buying state-of-the-art equipment. view appeal

The Breast Centre Appeal 

The Better Life Appeal

Help adult Cystic Fibrosis patients through improved facilities. view appeal

Better Life Appeal

Make it Better Fund

Our general fund supports projects that benefit patients and staff across Cardiff & vale University Health Board. view appeal

The Make it better fund 

The Prop Appeal 

Supporting patients in our Neurosciences Specialist Rehabilitation Centre. view appeal

The Prop Appeal

Breast Centre Giving in Memory Breast Centre
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