Our Past Appeals

Since 2014, The Murray Parish Trust have directed over £4 million to innovative projects which transform the future of children’s health

  • Building and equipping a new intra-operative MRI (iMRI), creating a next generation centre for paediatric neurosurgery and pioneering research
  • Building a brand-new Children’s Emergency & Trauma Department which is described as “leading the way in paediatric emergency healthcare”
  • Creating two new bed bays to expand the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
  • Buying a Specialist Intensive Care Bed for infants
  • A pioneering pilot to provide psychological support for children and families affected by major trauma in PICU
  • Purchase of a Specialist Helicopter Gurney to transport critically ill infants via Air Ambulance
  • Funding towards a 3D Modelling Printer for paediatric cardiac patients
  • Support for our NHS heroes at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic

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Phototherapy Light in Testing

Phototherapy Light for Ocean Ward


This campaign saw a  new phototherapy light installed which will help treat and hopefully save the lives of hundreds of critically ill children, in need of urgent care, for years to come.

Our Current Appeals

Our Current Appeals

What’s happening at The Murray Parish Trust

Take a look at some of the incredible projects which we are actively raising funds to support children and their families across the UK

iMRI Suite Appeal

June 2019 – March 2022

Our £2.1m fundraising campaign to build and equip the a new intra-operative MRI (iMRI) scanner suite at Southampton Hospital (SCH), working in partnership with University Hospital Southampton.

#2MillionSteps Appeal

June 2016 – Nov 2018

Our nationwide appeal to fundraise £2m needed to build this state of the art Children’s Emergency and Trauma Department at University Hospital Southampton, part of a £5.1m project.

Wessex Heartbeat 3D Printer Appeal

Dec 2018 – May 2019

In support of our friends at Wessex Heartbeat, The Murray Parish Trust pledged to raise funds for a revolutionary 3D Printer.

PICU Cot Bed Appeal

Jan 2019 – June 2019

£10,000 to help fund a specialist Intensive Care Child’s Cot for specific use on the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit at University Hospital Southampton.

PICU Expansion Appeal

Feb 2015 – Feb 2017

The Murray Parish Trust raised £240,000 towards the expansion of the PICU, creating 2 new bed spaces.

NHS Local Heroes Appeal

April 2020 – June 2020

In response to the emerging Covid-19 crisis, The Murray Parish Trust began fundraising to support frontline NHS staff fighting the virus at University Hospital Southampton and raised over £11,000.

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Making a donation will help The Murray Parish Trust raise funds to support the mental health of seriously ill children and their families across the UK.

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