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4 08, 2022

Ride the Tour de Furness in aid of Bay Hospitals Charity this September

Cycle the lanes of South Cumbria in aid of Bay Hospitals Charity on Sunday 4 September by signing up for the Tour de Furness. Organised by Rotary Club of Furness, the fund-raising event offers a choice of 50-mile, 23-mile or 11-mile routes as well as a short five-mile family option. Entrants will be able to Find out more

3 08, 2022

UHMBT’s IT department donates tech award prize to Bay Hospitals Charity

Prize money awarded to University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust’s IT department in recognition of its ground-breaking work on COVID-19 vaccination has been presented to Bay Hospitals Charity. The Trust’s Innovation, Information and Informatics Service (known as I3), were named winners of the Community Collaboration category in the NDL Community Awards 2021 after Find out more

28 07, 2022

New Head of Charity to take the lead as fundraiser in support of Morecambe Bay’s hospitals

A new Head of Charity has been appointed to lead Bay Hospitals Charity, taking responsibility for fundraising in support of University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust. Suzanne Lofthouse, who currently works as a Clinical Service Manager for UHMBT, joins the charity in August. She said: “During the pandemic I started looking for a Find out more

12 07, 2022

Coast-to-coast cyclists raise £775 for Bay Hospitals Charity

A group of 33 cyclists raised £775 for Bay Hospitals Charity by riding from coast to coast over two days. Money raised by the ‘Coronary Coasters’ in their ride from South Shields to Morecambe will be used to support the Coronary Care Unit at Royal Lancaster Infirmary. The ride was organised by prolific Bay Hospitals Find out more

6 07, 2022

Leukaemia patient Jacob, 13, takes on sponsored 200-mile cycling challenge

A leukaemia patient aims to cycle 200 miles in August to raise £5,000 for a number of health causes, including Bay Hospitals Charity. Jacob Walker, 13, from Heysham, was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia in August 2020. Despite still undergoing regular treatment for his condition, the Morecambe Bay Academy pupil aims to ride around six-and-a-half Find out more

1 06, 2022

Former hospital patient plants tree to mark the Platinum Jubilee 

Grateful former hospital patient Steve Trainor planted a tree at Royal Lancaster Infirmary to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.  Steve was treated for COVID-19 at the RLI in late 2020 and was inspired to plant the tree to say thank you for the care he received.  He said: “I can’t praise the staff at the Find out more

31 05, 2022

Family funds equipment for Barrow’s Special Care Baby Unit in memory of Noah

A family from Barrow has funded a new piece of equipment to say thank you to the Special Care Baby Unit at Furness General Hospital. Rebecca Round and Russ Dodd began fundraising in memory of their son Noah, and have donated nearly £5,000 for a BiliCocoon phototherapy system, which uses light to treat neonatal jaundice Find out more

18 05, 2022

Sponsored run will raise funds for Lancaster’s Emergency Department

Friends and family of a popular Lancaster man are raising money for Bay Hospitals Charity with a sponsored run in his memory. Ian Black, 60, died after suffering a bleed on his brain in late 2020. Family and friends are gathering for the special fundraising event to mark his birthday on Saturday 11 June. All Find out more

28 04, 2022

Cardiac nurse Kate to run Edinburgh Marathon for Bay Hospitals Charity

Cardiac Rehabilitation Nurse Kate Lenton is tackling the Edinburgh Marathon in aid of Bay Hospitals Charity this May. It will be the second full marathon for Kate, who works for University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust at Royal Lancaster Infirmary and Westmorland General Hospital. Money raised through sponsorship will be donated to the Find out more