Registered Charity Number 1152411

The Ashfield Fund (John Radcliffe Hospital - Level 7)


At the John Radcliffe Hospital on level 7, there is a bereavement trust fund in place to help with the on-going upkeep of 2 bereavement suites and other bereavement related expenses; this is called the Ashfield Fund. Both bereavement suites are used to care for women and their families when they have lost a baby in pregnancy or shortly afterwards.

The Ahfield Fund relies on donations from it's families and also from Oxfordshire SANDS to provide this environment, keep it maintained and also to have the additional resources to enhance the care offered.


Typical expenses incurred in the day to day running and maintenance include:

* Purchase of equipment to create mementoes, digital cameras, printer & accessories, memory sticks etc...

* Hand and foot printing resources

* Contributions to help fund bereavement training for staff

* Bereavement suite furnishings

* Moses baskets and linen

* Books (which may be borrowed)


Currently the John Radcliffe are particularly looking at refurbishing the Ashfield Suite, which will be a great expense.