Get Involved

There are lots of ways you can get involved in the work of the Alex from helping raise money or volunteering, to having a say in how we run the hospital.

Find out more below.

Fundraise or donate

Help us continue the vital work we do by fundraising or donating to the BSUH Charity or to the Rockinghorse charity.

We are lucky to be supported by two fantastic charities.

Read more about the fundraising BSUH Charity does for the Alex.

Read more about the fundraising Rockinghorse does for the Alex.


You can volunteer for us and help out by...

  • Playing/reading/talking with the children on the ward
  • Tidying the play areas
  • Assisting children with washing hands and faces, and cleaning teeth at bedtime
  • Assisting care staff with giving out drinks and meals
  • Sitting with a child to give the carer a short break

To find out more about volunteering visit the BSUH Volunteers page.

Give us feedback

Whilst we no longer operate our children and young people board we continue to involve children and young people and their families as best we can through inviting feedback and responding to complaints and plaudits we receive.

You can give us feedback here:

For compliments please email:

For other feedback see the BSUH Patient Feedback page.