Meet the team behind our charity

Supporting the patients and staff of East
Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust



Our Team

The Corporate Trustee

The East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust Board of Directors acts as the Corporate Trustee for East Sussex Healthcare NHS Charity.

The Corporate Trustee sets the strategic aims, objectives and directions for the charity and ensures that the charity fulfils its aims,  and is governed consistent with the requirements of the Charities Act 1993, the Charity Commission, and the Department of Health.

Meet the East Sussex Healthcare NHS Charity Committee

Our committee is made up of staff working at the trust who oversee the charity’s operations and discuss and agree applications for charitable funds. Karen Manson, Non Executive Director is the Chair of East Sussex Healthcare NHS Charity.

Karen Manson (Chair)

Non-Executive Director

Paresh Patel

Non-Executive Director

Peter Palmer

Board Secretary

Angela Colosi

Deputy Chief Nurse

Damian Reid

Chief Finance Officer

Ama Agbeze

Associate Non-Executive Director

Josh Graham

Assistant Company Secretary

Laura Ransom

Temporary Workforce and Voluntary Services Manager

Rachelle Carey

Senior Financial Accountant

Richard Milner

Chief of Staff

Mike Eastwood

Charity Manager

Jacquie Fuller

Assistant Director of HR

Dr Thomas Bate

Consultant Anaesthetist


Find out about our latest news and fundraising stories

Karen’s Coast-to-Coast Trek

Karen’s Coast-to-Coast Trek

Our Charity's Chair, Karen Manson, walked the talk and completed the arduous 192-mile Coast-to-Coast trek from St Bees to Robin Hood’s Bay coast in July raising over £1,000 for us. Karen decided to fundraise for our charity as there had been fewer fundraising...

NHS Big Tea

NHS Big Tea

The NHS Big Tea is an annual event held across the NHS. Staff and members of the public hosted tea parties throughout East Sussex on and around the Birthday of the NHS in July to raise funds for the NHS. Pictured here are the Conquest Canteen staff serving tea and...

Cancer team walk for wards

Cancer team walk for wards

The East Sussex Healthcare Cancer Team, led by Dee Daly, took part in the annual Walk for Wards from Hastings Pier to Cooden Beach raising an incredible £1,500 for their fund which supports patients during their treatment for cancer.If you’d like to walk next year get...