Bay Hospitals Charity
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

18 02, 2021

Barrow DJs donate a further £1,125 to Furness General Hospital 

A group of Barrow DJs has presented more than £1,000 to the Bay Hospitals Charity after setting out to raise funds for Furness General Hospital in memory of a well–known Barrow entertainer. Stuart Salt was a well-known DJ in the town for 40 years. Stuart’s nephew, Andy Naylor, along with fellow DJs Ronnie Rayner, Phil Find out more

11 02, 2021

Barrow eight-year-old tackles 5k-a-day challenge for Bay Hospitals Charity 

An eight-year-old girl from Barrow plans to walk 5km every day in February to raise money for Bay Hospitals Charity.  Lilli-Mae Archer raised more than £1,500 for the charity last year when she cycled 53 miles in a week, and has set herself an even bigger challenge this time around.  Lilli-Mae said: “I want to raise money for Find out more

2 02, 2021

Hand cream donation provides a boost to Covid vaccination teams in Lancaster and Barrow 

Covid vaccination teams at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust hospitals in Lancaster and Barrow have been boosted by a massive donation of hand cream from a UK toiletries company.  Childs Farm donated 7,000 tubes of its Farmologie hand cream to the Trust’s staff through the Bay Hospitals Charity.  The donation has been gratefully received by staff at the Trust’s vaccination clinics at Royal Lancaster Infirmary and Furness General Hospital.  Occupational Health Sister Heather Eastwood said: Find out more