Leaving a gift in Your Will
Last updated: 31 May 2023
Supporting healthy futures for generations to come
Thank you for considering leaving Portsmouth Hospitals Charity a gift in your Will.
Gifts in Wills make a transformational and positive difference to the care Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust can provide for its patients and, to support the healthcare of future generations in the communities it serves.
Leaving a legacy gift to Portsmouth Hospitals Charity in your Will is a wonderful way of supporting the Trust to drive excellence in care.
Please note that every gift makes a difference, whether it is:
a small percentage of your estate
(from 1% or up to 100% depending on your wishes and circumstances).
an affordable sum.
They all make a difference to help enhance patient care and support staff wellbeing.
How do I include Portsmouth Hospitals Charity in my Will?
We recommend you use a solicitor or professional Will writer to have your Will drafted. This cost can be modest, and it can also help to reduce the likelihood of your wishes being contest after you pass away.
If you do not have a professional advisor we can send you a list of local solicitors if this would help.
The full legal description that should be used to the describe the Charity in a Will is: Portsmouth Hospitals Charity, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Cosham, Portsmouth, PO6 3LY (Registered Charity no. 1047986)
Making a change to your Will
If you already have a Will, it is so easy nowadays to update it. All it takes is a quick call to your Will writer. Often a change can be added in a simple Letter of Wishes but it is important to take good legal advice.
How would you like your gift used? And the impact you can make
If you would like your gift used for a specific purpose close to your heart, please contact us to ensure we can fulfil your wish.
Every gift will impact on the health and well being of our local community whether the gift is for medical research, patient care or innovative medical equipment.
There is no obligation to inform us of your gift but we like to say thank you. So please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.
Contact Michelle either by email: email@example.com or by phone: 02392 283392. Or you can write to Michelle at: Portsmouth Hospitals Charity, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Cosham, Hampshire, PO6 3LY.
Our legacy promise to you
Every gift in every Will can change lives but we also recognise this support is more private/personal than a donation.
When you leave a gift in your Will to Portsmouth Hospitals Charity. we:
- Promise to use your gift wisely.
- Realise you might want your gift used in a special way.
- Recognise that those closest to you come first.
- Understand that you might have to change your mind due to a change in personal circumstances.
- Will never put pressure on you to leave a Gift in your Will.
- Will treat you and your next of kin sensitively and with respect and gratitude.