News tagged Children

New books boost for children’s ward

Posted on in Fundraising

Thousands of pounds worth of new books has been donated to the children’s ward at The James Cook University Hospital thanks to the hard work of an independent book seller and the generosity of local businesses. Sarah Gatenby, an independent Usborne Books at Home organiser who runs Wise Owl Reading Tree, collected donations from businesses and housing companies to create a new reading library in the children’s ward.

Golden Giveaway success

Posted on in Awards

Teesside Cystic Fibrosis Service has scooped £5,000 from Middlesbrough and Teesside Philanthropic Foundation’s Golden Giveaway. The cystic fibrosis service cares for children in the Teesside area with this debilitating genetic disorder which affects the lungs and often the pancreas, liver, kidneys and intestine.

Baby Evelyn leaves a lasting legacy

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She may only have been in the world for 22 hours, but Evelyn Olivia Elliott has left a lasting legacy to help other very poorly babies on the neonatal unit at The James Cook University Hospital. Inspired to raise funds in her memory, parents Rebekah Taylor and Michael Elliott have collected more than £10,000 to buy a new state-of-the-art incubator for the Middlesbrough hospital.

Small change, big impact!

Posted on in Research

An innovative device is making it easier for children with cystic fibrosis to hold their nebuliser. The nebigrip, combined with the adaptation of a traditional nebuliser, is making it easier for children with the chronic condition to receive their medication.