The role of hospital charities has never been more important. And under the umbrella of NHS Charities Together, they play a key role in supporting health and social care settings across the country. Alongside funding for state-of-the-art equipment and pioneering research, the charities also help with those little extras over and above what the NHS routinely provides.
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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.
Two new state-of-the-art ultrasound scanners are set to reduce discomfort and speed up recovery for patients undergoing mastectomies and other surgical procedures at the Friarage Hospital. The scanners, which significantly reduce discomfort through the more accurate use of an anaesthetic technique called nerve blocking, have been provided thanks to a £42,000 investment from the Friends of the Friarage.
A Thirsk man is celebrating after winning a brand-new car as part of a charitable initiative that raised more than £28,000 for a local hospital charity. Andy Billany from Thirsk won the Peugeot 208, which was supplied by Simon Bailes Peugeot, in a raffle to raise funds for the Friends of the Friarage – a charity that supports Northallerton’s Friarage Hospital, part of South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.