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7 08, 2020

6 year old Carter raises £660 for children’s ward

Six-year-old Carter Deakin from Barrow wowed family and friends this month when he organised a yard sale, selling toys, cakes and more in aid of Furness General Hospital Children’s Ward, raising an incredible £660. The idea came about when Carter and mum Louise were out for a walk, and saw someone having a yard sale. Find out more

10 07, 2020

Sovereign Chemicals donate PPE to Furness General Hospital

Sovereign Chemicals have been showing support to their local NHS at Furness General Hospital by donating a regular supply of personal protective equipment (PPE), keeping front-line workers safe in the battle against Coronavirus. Bay Hospitals Charity, which coordinates donations to Furness General, has already received a two-month supply of PPE aprons from Sovereign, who will Find out more

14 04, 2020

Guidance for baking and selling cakes

for Bay Hospitals Charity on premises at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust This guidance can be applied to safely supplying a wide range of cakes and biscuits, whether shop bought or homemade. Shop bought cakes should be entirely safe if purchased from a reputable supplier, but you must ensure that the cakes are Find out more

5 02, 2020

Maternity ‘Rainbow’ Clinic launches in Lancaster thanks to the support of local fundraisers

A new clinic has been launched at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary Women’s Unit to provide support and ongoing bereavement care to families who are pregnant again after losing a baby at or around the first few days of birth. The service aims to provide grieving parents with support and antenatal care in what will be a Find out more

31 01, 2020

Local charity HEFF presents vital equipment to Furness General Hospital

Thanks to the generosity of Barrow residents, local charity HEFF (The Hospital Equipment Fund for Furness) has presented Furness General Hospital with four pieces of equipment totalling £13,719.50. Speech and Language Therapy Team Leader Hannah Woodhead said, “We are so grateful to HEFF for their incredibly generous donation of a video imaging chair. It will Find out more

23 01, 2020

Star of the Month for Staff Charity Champions

Last month the Medical Unit 2 Charity Champions Danielle Worden, Michelle Stansfield and Lisa Walker have really gone above and beyond for their patients, who each received a thoughtful Christmas gift. Danielle, Michelle and Lisa were delighted to receive the Trust’s Star of the Month award in recognition of their work to go above and Find out more

23 12, 2019

Jo’s Appeal gives £5,000 to local cancer services at Furness General Hospital and St Mary’s Hospice

This month the ovarian cancer charity ‘Jo’s Appeal’ have generously presented cheques of £2,500 each to St Mary’s Hospice, and to Bay Hospitals Charity, for the Oncology Unit at Furness General Hospital. Jo’s Appeal was established just over four and a half years ago in memory of Jo Davies, the popular Barrow journalist who sadly Find out more

7 11, 2019

Walney Cents Rugby Club raise £2,011 for Special Care Baby Unit at Furness General Hospital

Walney Cents Rugby Club have raised £2,011 for the Special Care Baby Unit at Furness General Hospital at the Dean Zaccarini Origin and Music Festival. The annual festival, held in August, fundraises for a different charity each year. This year the Zaccarini family chose to donate to the Special Care Baby Unit, and Marie Oxley, Find out more