Sensory Room Appeal: Can you help Bring Light to the Beacon?

The corporate trustee of Raising Health is Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust. The oversight of these funds has been delegated by our Trust Board to the Charitable Funds Committee which has responsibility for ensuring that funds are for the direct benefit of patients and service users, staff and volunteers across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.  The Board has nominated four senior staff members and non-executive directors to manage the Raising Health charity.  The committee also comprises members of Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust's finance and fundraising team.

The Charitable Funds Committee oversees the governance of the charity including the fundraising strategy and activities, charitable spend and investment strategy. 


Meet the Charitable Funds Committee


Crishni Waring

Chair of Raising Health and Chair of Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust

David Williams

Group Director of Strategy and Partnerships for Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust

Faisal Hussain

Deputy Chair of Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust


Sharon Murphy

Sharon is a member of the Raising Health's Charitable Funds Committee and is the Director of Finance and Performance for LPT and was previously the Deputy Director of Finance, in total working in LPT for 9 years. Sharon is a chartered accountant and has 25 years’ finance experience across a range of NHS organisations. Sharon is a keen supporter of the charity and enjoys seeing how the projects that the charity funds can improve the lives of our patients, service users and staff.


Magdalena Korytkowska

Magda is Fundraising Manager for Raising Health. Magda, brings over a decade of experience in the charity sector to her role as Fundraising Manager. Her expertise extends across various domains, including raising funds for palliative care, performing arts, homelessness prevention, and wellbeing of the Blue Light community. She also is a proud advocate for mental fitness as a Mindfulness and Compassion teacher.



Jackie Moore

Jackie is Financial Controller for LPT.  Jackie provides financial support to Raising Health and is responsible for producing the annual accounts and ensuring finance governance. "Seeing the difference that fundraising appeals and donations have made is so rewarding!"




Lorraine Newstead

Lorraine is Assistant Finance Manager and has been looking after the charity’s finances since  2012. Lorraine loves  keeping the finances organised and efficient and seeing what a positive difference donations can make to our services for staff and patients.