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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2019

Poole Africa Link

  • Income


  • Spending


  • Status


Charity no. 1153530

Contact details

Public address

  • Poole Hospital Nhs Trust, Longfleet Road, Poole, BH15 2JB

Aims & activities

Humanitarian and medical teaching link between Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and nominated hospitals/training institutes in Africa.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • The advancement of health or saving of lives

Who the charity helps

  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
Financial history
Compliance history


Raises funds from the Public

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Accounts and trustees' annual report

31 Mar 2016 (5,454KB)
31 Mar 2015 (268KB)

Charitable objects

Objects • To advance and sustain an education and training programme based at Lira University, Lira regional referral hospital and Lira University hospital designed to improve the health care of the people of, Uganda and in particular Lira • To sustain an ongoing programme to bring healthcare professionals from Uganda to the UK for observation and training placements • To work closely with other agencies and organisations such as THET, Bournemouth University and other Wessex Links to promote improvements in healthcare, education and research at Lira University, Lira regional referral hospital and Lira University hospital • To support the development of healthcare facilities including the provision of medical equipment to enhance healthcare facilities at Lira University, Lira regional referral hospital and lira University hospital • To advance and sustain education and training programmes and the development of health care facilities (including the provision of medical equipment) at such places as the Trustees may decide in other African countries • Following our long term involvement with Wau teaching hospital and schools of nursing in Wau, this link is now on standby due to the political instability of the country and the resulting potential dangers to visiting staff. We are committed to retain a close contact with our medical colleagues and the ministry of Health in South Sudan. • To continue to support the work of Sister Gracy though the Mary Help School of nursing and her feeding programme in Wau.

Governing document

CIO - Foundation Registered 23 Aug 2013 as amended on 13 Aug 2019

Area of benefit

In Particular But Not Exclusively For The People Of South Sudan

Organisation type

Charitable Incorporated Organisation


Risk management
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff
  • 7 Trustees
  • 20 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Mark Mould None on record
Andrew William Goodwin Poole Bay Methodist Circuit Unknown
Studland Church Lands Trust Up-to-date
Dr Antoinette Hazel Mcaulay Md Frcpch (Chair) None on record
Canon Elizabeth Jane Lloyd Gric Dipth None on record
Dr Frances Mary Dormon Mb Bs Frca None on record
Sarah Currell Bsc. Rd None on record
Judith Mella Mbbs Frcs None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Sudan
  • Uganda