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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

26 04, 2022

Interactive projector helps to keep young patients active and entertained

A new piece of interactive sensory equipment in the Children’s Ward at Royal Lancaster Infirmary, funded by Bay Hospitals Charity, is helping to keep young people of all ages active and entertained. The charity has purchased an omiVista Mobii 3 interactive projector for the ward to help keep children mentally stimulated and assist their recovery Find out more

21 04, 2022

Homebirth kits will help mums under the care of UHMBT midwives

A donation of 12 specialist kit bags will help University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust midwives to support homebirths more efficiently. Bay Hospitals Charity helped to secure the supply of Baby Lifeline Bags for use by teams working from Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Westmorland General Hospital and Furness General Hospital. The kits, produced by the Find out more

25 03, 2022

Bay Hospitals Charity supports training and development for UHMBT staff  

As well as funding equipment for patient care, Bay Hospitals Charity also provides funding to support staff from University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust in their professional development.   Recently Bay Hospitals Charity funded a place on the prestigious Mary Seacole Programme (run by the NHS Leadership Academy), for UHMBT Microbiology Technical Services Manager Saabir Mitha.   He said: “For me, taking part in Find out more

10 03, 2022

Join the 3-1-5 Class-a-thon to raise money for Bay Hospitals Charity

Raise money for Bay Hospitals Charity while enjoying a fun fitness session by joining the ‘Class-a-thon' hosted by Lancaster’s 3-1-5 Health Club. The health club, in Mannin Way, Lancaster, has organised four hours of back-to-back classes on Sunday March 20, with proceeds going to support University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust. There’s something for Find out more

2 03, 2022

Winners announced in first Bay Hospitals Charity awards

Winners have been announced in the first Bay Hospitals Charity awards, celebrating the fundraisers and supporters who went above and beyond for the cause in 2021. The awards recognise the contribution of members of the community who made an outstanding contribution to supporting patients and staff at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust. Find out more

22 02, 2022

Tackle the Keswick to Barrow Walk in aid of Bay Hospitals Charity

Raise money for your local hospital while enjoying a challenging adventure by signing up for the annual Keswick to Barrow Walk this May. Bay Hospitals Charity is looking for intrepid volunteers willing to gather sponsorship for the event on Saturday 7 May. Funds donated to the charity will be used to provide the latest equipment Find out more

16 02, 2022

Fund-raisers say thank to Royal Lancaster Infirmary with bench honouring NHS staff

A special unveiling took place to mark the donation of a specially-commissioned bench to Royal Lancaster Infirmary by two Bay Hospitals Charity fundraisers. Steve Trainor and Lisa-Marie Walkden raised £900 for the custom-made wrought iron bench, now in place outside the hospital’s ENT department in Ashton Road. Mayor of Lancaster Coun Mike Greenall was guest Find out more

8 02, 2022

Variety show raises £2,000 for children’s care at Royal Lancaster Infirmary

A variety show organised by the parents of twins cared for at Royal Lancaster Infirmary raised £2,000 for Bay Hospitals Charity. The show, at the Grand Theatre in Lancaster, was hosted by a grateful mum and dad Kira and Dan Tyrrell in gratitude for the care given to baby daughters Willow and Dakota, born in Find out more