Wellbeing Appeal

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This past year has been one of the toughest any of us have ever faced. With every Covid-19 wave and every lockdown, our frontline A&E teams have been there to care for us. It is hard to imagine how emotionally distressing and exhausting working in a hospital Emergency Department can be, even in normal circumstances, let alone during a global pandemic with so much at stake and with all the uncertainties that have surrounded us during this last year and into the future.

Shockingly, it is estimated that a doctor dies every three to four weeks in the UK by suicide. And for those working in emergency medicine, the mental and physical pressure is felt even more acutely, with more physicians recording early signs of exhaustion, stress, and mental health difficulties than any other profession or population to date. This is why we need to act.

Right now, The Royal College of Emergency Medicine are working to support all A&E staff with their mental wellbeing. Helping doctors who are struggling with PTSD, trauma, and burnout after one of the hardest years of their lives. We are investing in our wellbeing resources and research around mental health, working to provide the best support possible.

Our frontline A&E heroes have been stretched to the limit this last year and have been there for us through it all, as always there for you 24/7, 365 days a year whenever help is needed.

Now you can be there for them by donating today.

Thank you.

Gift Aid

Gift Aid allows UK charities to claim back the basic rate tax already paid on donations by the donor. This means we can claim back from the government on your behalf 25p for every £1 donated, boosting the value of the donation by a quarter.

When a UK taxpayer gives a gift of money to a charity, tax has already been paid on that money. We can claim this money back from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) and add it to our fundraising efforts.

We can claim Gift Aid on all donations that you have made now, in the future and in the past 4 years.

Gift Aid can only be claimed on donations from UK taxpayers, as long as the donation is your own money and is not part of a collection or corporate donation.

If you are a UK taxpayer, please consider saying yes to Gift Aid