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26 05, 2021

Westmorland General Hospital portering team takes on Three Peaks Challenge

An intrepid team of colleagues from Westmorland General Hospital is tackling the Yorkshire Three Peaks to raise funds for Bay Hospitals Charity. Porters Simon Makin, Adrian Tallon, Katie Shaw and Carl Smith, Assistant Porter Manager Jonathan Thompson, Switchboard Operator Mark Summerfield and Porter Allocator Amy Ferguson will climb Ingleborough, Pen-y-ghent and Whernside on Saturday June Find out more

19 05, 2021

Chance to perform in Lancaster charity variety show hosted by grateful mum and dad

Auditions take place next month for a variety show in aid of Bay Hospitals Charity, organised by the grateful parents of premature twins born at Royal Lancaster Infirmary. Parents Kira and Dan Tyrrell are hosting the show at Lancaster’s Grand Theatre to thank the hospital for the care given to baby daughters Willow and Dakota, Find out more

18 05, 2021

Grateful family raises funds for Furness General Hospital maternity service 

A family has donated more than £400 to South Lakes Birth Centre and the Special Care Baby Unit at Furness General Hospital to say thank you for the care they received for their premature daughter. Melissa and Ben Kavanagh, from Askam-in-Furness, raised £415 with a Grand National sweepstake, and recently visited the hospital with baby daughter Grace and son George to present the money to Bay Find out more

6 05, 2021

Cyclist takes on epic Land’s End to John o’Groats ride for Bay Hospitals Charity

A cyclist from Flookburgh plans to pedal almost 1,000 miles in just six days as he rides from Land’s End to John O’Groats in aid of Bay Hospitals Charity. Darryl Dixon is tackling the epic challenge in May, riding up to 167 miles a day to raise funds for Furness General Hospital. He will be Find out more

22 04, 2021

Charity grant provides new outdoor furniture for Morecambe Bay Hospitals staff 

New outdoor furniture has been installed for use by staff at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust, thanks to Bay Hospitals Charity. The charity has used a grant of nearly £7,000 from NHS Charities Together to install tables and benches at Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Furness General Hospital and Westmorland General Hospital for use Find out more

18 03, 2021

School launches ‘Operation Gratitude’ to thank Royal Lancaster Infirmary staff

Staff at the school next door to Royal Lancaster Infirmary have launched a special project to say thank you to their NHS neighbours. Ripley St Thomas Church of England Academy has set up Operation Gratitude to gather weekly gifts and treats for hospital staff to thank them for their efforts during the Covid pandemic. The Find out more

11 03, 2021

Webcam donation keeps Morecambe Bay Hospitals staff connected

Webcams provided by Bay Hospitals Charity have been helping staff teams at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust to stay connected while working from home during the Covid-19 pandemic. Bay Hospitals Charity used the funding from NHS Charities Together for a number of initiatives to promote staff welfare, including funding webcams for the Patient Find out more

9 03, 2021

Young Bay Hospitals Charity fund-raisers invited for VIP hospital tour

Two young fund-raisers from Barrow who have donated more than £3,000 to Bay Hospitals Charity have been invited for a VIP tour of Furness General Hospital. Emme-Rose Deakin, 6, ran a mile a day in January, raising £1,443 for the charity. Then in February, eight-year-old Lilli-Mae Archer took on a 5K a day challenge and Find out more

2 03, 2021

Midwife’s Facebook Live videos raise funds to transform Royal Lancaster Infirmary delivery rooms

Midwife Claire Metcalfe has been raising money for Bay Hospitals Charity by presenting live video talks sharing her knowledge and experience of pregnancy and childbirth. And as well as generating funds to support the maternity service at Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Claire has also been rolling up her sleeves and getting stuck in to using the Find out more