17 September 2018

Fashion show in aid of RLI Breast Screening

Catwalk queens are due to strut their stuff this Saturday when staff from the Royal Lancaster Infirmary (RLI) host a charity fashion show ahead of next month’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The fashion show is being Find out more

5 September 2018

Kind-hearted Lancaster patient donates new plinth chair to RLI Podiatry

A kind-hearted Lancaster man has donated more than £2,000 to fund a brand new medical plinth chair for the Podiatry Department at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary (RLI). Over the last 20 years, Laurence Wilson has Find out more

6 August 2018

Thanks to Asda customers in Lancaster

Thanks to the green token scheme Asda the Diabetes Hub received a cheque for £500 from Hayley Pritchard, Community Champion. This is such a great scheme as it gives shoppers in store the choice of which local Find out more

5 July 2018

Happy Birthday NHS 70 today

Happy birthday NHS 70 today. Join us in our celebrations by hosting your own party and making a donation to your local hospital.  More information on our events page. About Bay Hospitals Charity Find out more about Find out more

31 May 2018

BAY HOSPITALS CHARITY DONATES OVER £23,000

HELPING TO MAKE  BLOOD PRESSURE MONITORING MORE EFFECTIVE Patients in the hospitals run by University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT) will now benefit from more effective blood pressure monitoring thanks to over Find out more

16 May 2018

233,000 reasons to be thankful!

    We launched our Bayb’s Maternity Appeal at the end of January 2017 with an ambitious target of £250,000. We wanted to raise the money to fund additional equipment, services and furnishings that would Find out more

18 April 2018

Cold cap therapy for oncology patients

Bay Hospitals Charity are helping to prevent hair loss during chemotherapy for oncology patients in our hospitals. Bay Hospitals Charity has funded 15 Cool Caps The caps will be  in our Oncology Units and cost Find out more

29 March 2018

Barrow Golf Club’s new Lady Captain tees off for year of support

Teeing off for a year of fundraising to support the new South Lakes Birth Centre is community midwife and Barrow Golf Club’s new Lady Captain, Kathryn Hampson. Why Kathryn is supporting the South Lakes Birth Find out more

  • Barrow Golf Club's Lady Captain has chosen to support Bay Hospitals Charity

23 March 2018

Fundraiser aims to break £10k target by running Blackpool marathon

A Lancashire fundraiser is aiming to raise £10,000 for the Bay Hospitals Charity, by running the Blackpool Marathon, whilst at the same time raising awareness of a rare cancer, which claimed the life of a Find out more

20 March 2018

Raise money as you shop at your local Co-op

Tea-time trolley dashes have helped raise £843.78 for Bay Hospitals Charity’s Bayb’s Maternity Appeal. The donation has come from the Co-op Local Community Fund after stores in Ainslie Street, Harrell Lane, Oxford Street and Roose Find out more

  • Coop Local Community Fund supports Bay Hospitals Charity

15 March 2018

Are you ready to take on the Super Sands challenge?

Take part in our Super Sands Walk weekend this July and support your local hospitals. The Cross Bay and Piel Island walks are a fabulous way to raise money for your local hospitals, which we Find out more

  • Take on the Super Sands challenge

9 March 2018

Comedy night has Bayb’s volunteers laughing all the way to the bank

Fundraising with a smile! A charity comedy night at The Imperial Hotel, Barrow, organised by members of the Hindpool Tigers brought more than a smile to the faces of supporters of the Bayb’s Maternity Appeal Find out more

  • Hindpool Tigers donate to Bayb's Maternity Appeal

7 March 2018

Cancer survivor raises nearly £3k for the RLI oncology unit

When Janice Studholme became 60 in January, she turned her milestone birthday party into a fundraiser for the oncology unit at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary (RLI) to say thank you to staff for the care her Find out more

  • Janice Studholme has been fundraising for Oncology at RLI

7 March 2018

MedEquip4Kids see the impact of their donation to Bayb’s Appeal

MedEquip4Kids donated £28,600 to the Bayb's Maternity Appeal in July to buy six resuscitaires for the brand new South Lakes Birth Centre in Barrow. We were delighted to take Ghazala Baig, Chief Executive of MedEquip4Kids and Find out more

  • MedEquip4Kids have donated to the Bayb's Maternity Appeal

28 February 2018

Donate to our Children’s Wards this Easter

This Easter we'd love you to make a donation to our Children's Wards at Royal Lancaster Infirmary (RLI) and Furness General Hospital (FGH) rather than giving chocolate eggs. You can make a huge difference to Find out more

  • Donate to Children's Wards this Easter

27 February 2018

Full house for Bayb’s appeal

There was a full house for the Bayb’s Maternity Appeal when members of Broughton Ladies Guild staged their annual bingo and raffle night in Victory Hall, Broughton. More than 200 people played to win prizes Find out more

  • Broughton Ladies Guild are supporting the Bayb's Maternity Appeal

26 February 2018

Pupils on a roll for Bayb’s appeal

Pupils of Walney Island’s St Columba’s RC Primary School were on a roll when it came to raising funds for the Bayb’s Maternity Appeal. Children from the school’s Little Doves Nursery, Reception and Years One Find out more

  • St Columba's School are supporting the Bayb's Maternity Appeal

22 February 2018

Valentine’s Day raffle results

We are pleased to announce the results of our Valentine’s Day raffle, in aid of the Bayb’s Maternity Appeal. All proceeds will go towards making Furness General Hospital's new South Lakes Birth Centre a real Find out more

13 February 2018

Bayb’s Maternity Appeal funds baby garden

A garden designed by parents, who lost their baby daughter at birth, to give other parents facing the same trauma somewhere to find some “peace and fresh air” has been funded at the new South Find out more

  • Bereavement garden at the South Lakes Birth Centre

13 February 2018

BAE Systems staff fund donates to Bayb’s Maternity Appeal

We are delighted to announce that the Bayb’s Maternity Appeal has received a £500 donation from Barry Robinson (pictured with appeal co-ordinator Heidi Bowron) on behalf of approximately 300 BAE Systems staff, who pay into Find out more

  • BAE Platers' Fund donates to Bayb's appeal

12 February 2018

A rocking show of support for the Bayb’s appeal

We're hugely grateful that Barrow’s nursery supplies store Baby Bitz is marking its 25th birthday with the donation of a £250 Mamas & Papas rocking horse and a dolls pram with a £120 price tag, Find out more

  • Baby Bitz donate raffle prizes for the Bayb's appeal

31 January 2018

Barrow’s Elvis leaves Bayb’s appeal all shook up!

Barrow’s own Elvis, aka Neil McLaughlin, left not just his audience all shook up when he performed The King’s greatest hits at his latest concert but also, supporters of the Bayb’s Maternity Appeal. Fantastic fundraising Find out more

  • Barrow's Elvis fundraises for the Bayb's Maternity Appeal

25 January 2018

Supporters get first look at the new South Lakes Birth Centre

Farming family the Simpsons, of Arrad Foot, made it a family affair when they took up an invitation to join other supporters of the Bayb’s Maternity Appeal for a look around Furness General Hospital’s new Find out more

  • The Simpsons family have fundraised for the Bayb's Maternity Appeal

25 January 2018

Valentine’s Day raffle tickets now on sale

Support local families by taking part in our Valentine’s Day raffle, in aid of the Bayb’s Maternity Appeal. It’s just £1 a ticket and all donations will go towards making Furness General Hospital's new South Find out more

12 January 2018

Happy 1st birthday to our Barrow charity office

As far as birthday presents go, our staff and volunteers couldn’t have wished for more when we met this morning to celebrate the first anniversary of the opening of Bay Hospitals Charity's Barrow office. The office, which is Find out more

  • Celebrating the 1st anniversary of our Barrow Charity Office

29 December 2017

Review of 2017 – fantastic support for Bayb’s Maternity Appeal

We want to say a massive thank you to everyone who has supported the Bayb's Maternity Appeal since it launched in February 2017. What a difference a year makes! The maternity appeal has raised £175,000 so far. All funds Find out more

  • HEFF have been generous supporters of the Bayb's maternity appeal

18 December 2017

Gary gets switched on for Bayb’s Appeal

Barrow audio visual specialist Gary Searle, director of Park Road’s Searle Audio, has switched on his business to supporting Bay Hospitals Charity’s Bayb’s Maternity Appeal! Gary has gifted a £450, 32 inch flat screen smart Find out more

14 December 2017

Bayb’s Maternity Appeal Final Push for £75,000

When push comes to shove, Furness folk can be relied upon to dig deep as their support of the Bayb’s Maternity Appeal is testimony and now appeal co-ordinators are asking for a final festive flourish Find out more

4 December 2017

Make it a December to Remember

Remember, remember the month of December. For most of us Christmas is a time for families to get together, a time to think of friends and neighbours and a time for giving. We ask you Find out more

24 November 2017

Bayb’s Maternity Appeal total is now £175,000

Thanks to the amazing support we have received from the local community, the Bayb's Maternity Appeal now has a new total of £175,000. We are now on the final push for the last £75,000 and we need your help more Find out more

10 November 2017

Keswick to Barrow Awards

Bay Hospitals Charity are absolutely delighted to receive £4,600 at the Keswick to Barrow Awards for the Bayb's Maternity Appeal. We are so appreciative of every walker who took part this year.  Your efforts were truly amazing and Find out more

6 November 2017

Christmas Jumper Day

Get into the spirit of Christmas by wearing a festive jumper on Friday 15th December. Each year staff and visitors to the hospital put on their wooly xmas pully to raise funds for Bay Hospitals Find out more

24 October 2017

60’s 70’s night with Becki Fishwick

Unfortunately our 60's 70's night with Becki Fishwick has been cancelled due to disappointing ticket sales. Apologies to all those who were looking forward to what we had hoped would be a great night of Find out more

9 October 2017

Did you know you can donate your old £1 coins to charity?

Just a reminder that £1 coins go out of circulation on 15th October. After this date you can still donate them to your local hospitals to make a difference on our wards. Bay Hospitals Charity Find out more

3 October 2017

Bayb’s Maternity Appeal now stands at £150k

Bayb's Maternity Appeal reaches £150,000. We are over the halfway stage and with your support now on the downhill run to the £250,000. Your support has been amazing. Thank you.    

20 September 2017

Go Sober for October

Are you up for the challenge? Can you go 31 days without alcohol this October? By saying NO to the booze, you can get a whole lot healthier and raise funds for your local hospitals. Find out more

12 September 2017

Our Sporting Heroes

Well done to our amazing fundraisers who took part in Born Survivor, Tough Mudder, Great North Run and Tour de Furness. You are Bay Hospitals Charity sporting heroes. Thank you.

6 September 2017

Good luck to our fundraisers

We have a busy weekend of sporting activities including Born Survivor, Tough Mudder, Great North Run and Tour de Furness. Bay Hospitals Charity send good luck wishes to all our sporting heroes.

30 August 2017

Tour de Furness – Registration closes 7 Sept

Not long to go now. Join us and take part in this years “Tour de Furness” charity cycle event.  Don’t delay, registration closes on Thursday 7th September. Find out more

29 August 2017

Diabetes Centre receive generous donation

Councillor Robert Redfern, Mayor of Lancaster 2016-2017 presents a cheque for £15,668.59 to Dr Paul Smith, for the Diabetes Centre, Royal Lancaster Infirmary. Robert chose to support the Diabetes Centre as his charity during his Find out more

23 August 2017

Wiggle Waggle Walk Cancelled

Due to unforeseen circumstances the Wiggle Waggle Walk has been cancelled.  Please contact Bay Hospitals Charity if you would like a refund.

26 July 2017

Bayb’s Maternity Appeal hits £100,000

We have had such an amazing response to the Bayb’s Appeal.  Thanks everyone for your generosity.  We still have a way to go to reach our appeal target of £250,000 so please keep supporting us. Find out more

9 June 2017

Help! We need your unwanted gifts

If you have any unwanted presents (and lets face it we all do), please don't put them in a cupboard never to see the light of day.  Bay Hospitals Charity  can turn them into Find out more

2 June 2017

Great Runners, didn’t they do well !!

A great big thank you to our amazing runners who took part in the Great Manchester Half Marathon and £10k Run.   All 10 fabulous runners spoke of  an amazing atmosphere,  so uplifting in light of recent Find out more

9 May 2017

Freemason’s donate £600 to Bay b’s Appeal

The Freemasons recently presented a cheque for £600 towards the Bay b’s Maternity Appeal, handing the cheque over to Head of Charity and Fundraising, Paula Richardson, the masons said they Find out more

9 May 2017

Thank you to our Charity Walkers

A great big Bay Hospitals Charity Thank You to all Keswick to Barrow, Coniston to Barrow and Cross Bay Walkers.  We had a very busy weekend of events and we are so grateful to Find out more

4 May 2017

A Big Push for Bayb’s Appeal!

School Summer Term is the 'fun term' and our Bayb's Big Push Campaign is a perfect fit!  Primary Schools are being asked to help by holding health awareness days along with sponsored “Big Push” activities. The “Big Push” whilst being great Find out more

18 April 2017

Soul night raises the roof and £5,000

Local band Soul Survivors put a spring in the step of those at a sell-out Spring Dance at Hawcoat Park Social Club, Barrow, which raised nearly £5,000 for the Bayb’s Maternity Appeal. Two lucky bidders Find out more

23 February 2017

Bayb’s Maternity Appeal Launches

Bay b's appeal  has a barometer so you can see how the appeal is doing! Kindly made and donated by Furness Plastics. Less than a month since launch, a fabulous  £25,000 has been raised,  so Find out more

9 February 2017

Auction winner John signs first brick

  Mr John Herrmann is the proud sponsor of the first brick to be placed in the new foundations of the Maternity Unit at Furness General Hospital Find out more

31 January 2017

Walk and Raise Money

Fancy a real challenge? Sign up now for the Keswick /Coniston to Barrow Walks on 6th May Find out more

  • Bay Hospitals Charity

20 December 2016

Morecambe Tyre Specialists Donation

More kind donations by the owner of Morecambe Tyre Specialists Mark Pollard for children visiting A&E this Christmas. Find out more

  • Bay Hospitals Charity

20 December 2016

Bowerham School Chocolate Donation

A special thank you to Bowerham School who donated chocolates to children in hospital over the Christmas period. Find out more

  • Bay Hospitals Charity

17 December 2016

Cartmel Young Farmers

Cartmel Young Farmers have arrived at Furness General Hospital after a 22 mile sleigh pull taking 8 hours. Find out more

  • Bay Hospitals Charity

16 December 2016

Christmas Boxes from Morecambe High School

Thank you so much to the pupils of Morecambe High School for your amazing support. The pupils have put together over 50 Christmas boxes full of special gifts for Children’s Ward. Find out Find out more

  • Bay Hospitals Charity

15 December 2016

Morecambe Football Club Visit

Today Children’s Ward had a lovely visit from the players of Morecambe Football Club. Find out more

  • Bay Hospitals Charity

14 December 2016

Looking Good Feeling Great Ladies

Looking Good Feeling Great Ladies raised over £22,000 in 2016 with £9,000 going to the Oncology Unit. Find out more

  • Bay Hospitals Charity

14 December 2016

Jo’s Appeal Donation to the Oncology Unit

Jo’s Appeal donates £7,500 to the Oncology Unit, Furness General Hospital. Find out more

  • Bay Hospitals Charity

12 December 2016

South Lakes Letting Black Tie Ball

South Lakes Lettings held a black tie charity ball earlier in the year raising £1,353 for the New Maternity Unit at Furness General Hospital. Find out more

  • Bay Hospitals Charity

11 December 2016

Children’s Christmas Party 2016

Thank you to all the lovely children, parents and carers who came and made the day so special. Days like this are what Christmas is all about. Find out more

  • Bay Hospitals Charity

9 December 2016

Magical Sparkly Evening

Furness General Hospital had a magical sparkly evening last night when Barrow Rotary held a night of music and song. Find out more

  • Bay Hospitals Charity

8 December 2016

Donations in Memory of Dean Zaccarini

Thank you for your generous donations in memory of Dean Zaccarini. On 8th December Paul Zaccarini (Dean’s Dad) proudly presented a cheque for £5,443.46 to Special Care Baby Unit, Furness General Hospital. Find Find out more

  • Bay Hospitals Charity

4 December 2016

Christmas Tree Lights Switch On

A huge thank you to all the lovely people who came to this event today. We were delighted to see you. Find out more

  • Bay Hospitals Charity

30 November 2016

Kirkstone Pass Car Pull

Earlier in the year an amazing group of ladies took part in the Kirkstone Pass Car Pull. It was a fantastic achievement, so much so that they managed to break their previous years record. Find out more

  • Bay Hospitals Charity

23 November 2016

Jubilee Club

Thanks Maureen Cassidy, Joanne Campbell and members of the Jubilee Club for generously donating music centres, television and mugs for patients use on Oncology and Breast Care Unit. Find out more

  • Bay Hospitals Charity

10 November 2016

Lanmore Fishing Club

A great big thank you to Lanmore Fishing Club for supporting the charity raising £300 for the Cardiac Care Unit, Royal Lancaster Infirmary by holding their annual fishing competition at Highfield Fisheries. Find Find out more

  • Bay Hospitals Charity

1 November 2016

Trophy Pet Foods

Treat your pets to Trophy Pet Foods and a donation will go to Bay Hospitals Charity. Find out more

  • Bay Hospitals Charity

19 October 2016

Consultant Ophthalmologist donates locks

A consultant at Westmorland General Hospital (WGH) is raising money for a brand new laser to treat eye conditions – the first of its kind at the hospital. Find out more

  • Bay Hospitals Charity

13 October 2016

Wednesday Girls Donation

The Wednesday Girls make a donation to the Grizedale Unit in memory of their much loved friend Pauline Oscroft. Find out more

  • Bay Hospitals Charity