Our mission is to inspire and empower each other to be the best that we can be, so we can deliver evidence-based health and wellbeing solutions that support people, communities and workplaces to be healthier.
We’re proud of our not-for-profit heritage and are passionate about making a healthy difference. We have no shareholders, so the more successful we are the more we can give back to those around us.
We’ve donated over
since 1966 to causes that support peoples’ health and wellbeing
We donate an average of £750,000 every year to health and wellbeing related causes.
Some of our latest donations include:
The Cheer Up Squad - an organisation who provide relief and moral support to sick, disabled and elderly people of all ages by uplifting their spirits and improving their condition.
Murray Parish Trust - supporting an intra-operative MRI Suite across 9 counties in southern England, which allows surgeons to scan children’s brains during operative procedures, increasing their chances of survival.
Respite Association - enabling carers to have professional care relief for them to have time off from caring for their families.
West of England Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Centre - funding towards running exercise classes for those suffering with MS, helping to improve their mobility, reduce isolation and uplift their health and wellbeing.
Child Bereavement UK - expansion of existing services to develop online courses, training for counsellors and resources for managing and supporting child bereavement.
In 2019 our Charitable Trust donated £50,000 to Sheffield Children’s Hospital to help create a new safeguarding support unit for vulnerable young people.
The newly developed space opened to patients in December 2019 after 18 months of design and building work and features bigger rooms, specialist artwork, and unique space for play.
This specialist facility has been specially developed to support children and young people where there have been safeguarding concerns. This includes patients with potential neglect or physical, sexual, or emotional abuse, where specialist children’s doctors are required.
As part of our special centenary donations in 2019, we donated £50,000 to Ashgate Hospicecare in Chesterfield to help transform the centre’s 30 year-old bed bays into nine private rooms to provide patients with a more comfortable and personal space, and last month they officially opened for use.
The new private rooms will completely transform the way the centre cares for its patients and enable them to care for more people at any given time thanks to reduced restrictions compared to the old bays.
Not only that, the new rooms will allow patients to increase the amount of precious personal time they can have with their families and give their loved ones somewhere private to grieve once they’ve passed.
Our Charitable Trust recently donated £20,000 to Nottingham Hospitals Charity’s BIG Appeal; a charitable initiative with the aim of improving the parent and family accommodation and paediatric imaging of their children’s hospital.
Evidence shows that having a loved one close by improves post-operative recovery, reduces anxiety, and helps with overall wellbeing. So, providing parents and families with a comfortable space to stay so that they can be near their children is incredibly important.
Our donation will be used to purchase new furniture and room upgrades for the children’s hospital’s accommodation rooms, making is easier for parents and families to be near their children when they’re needed most.
Last September, Westfield Health proudly sponsored Mencap’s National Learning Disability Swimming Championships event in Liverpool.
The event is a fantastic way for hundreds of people with learning disabilities to come together and compete at a sport that keeps them active and healthy, with their family and friends in the stands to cheer them on.
Events like these are wonderful for the physical and mental health of the participants, bringing them together to train and compete with their friends and families.
Dame Kelly Holmes Trust and Westfield Health have agreed a three-year charitable partnership. The partnership, which aims to positively impact social inequality in the City of Sheffield, will work towards transforming the mental and physical wellbeing of young people in the region.
Dame Kelly Holmes Trust puts world class athletes shoulder to shoulder with young people. Equipping them with a winning mindset and shaping their futures - it's a teammate like no other. Whether that’s building relationship skills, improving self-esteem or learning to stay focused, the Trust’s sporting champions help the next generation move forward with confidence.
By working together, we know that we can make a healthy difference to our community that lasts for generations to come.
Westfield Health are also the Double Gold Partner of their UK wide #StartingBlocks Challenge.
But what is the Starting Blocks Challenge?
A starting block is the person, place or moment that inspired you to become who you are today. We’re challenging people to get sponsored to run, walk, swim or ride the distance back to where their story started.
The money raised will help the Trust support young people through transformational programmes delivered by world-class athletes who’ve been trained as coaches and mentors.
So, are you ready to #gobacktogiveback? Head here to get involved.
Our CEO, Dave Capper, sat down with Dame Kelly Holmes to talk about resilience and the positive impact of a mentor, as well as why partnerships like this are so valuable.
Giving Back for us isn’t just about monetary donations, but it’s about our culture, mission and our vision at Westfield Health.
We’re also here to offer volunteering time and are looking for potential partnerships to strengthen community relationships where we can. If you’re interested in partnering with Westfield Health on a good cause, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.