New physio vest brings a smile to young patients

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Poorly children suffering from chronic lung disease can now benefit from a brand new treatment vest paid for by Bradford Hospitals’ Charity. The high-frequency chest wall oscillation vest performs a gentle form of therapy, allowing physiotherapists to treat children with complex health conditions, who would otherwise struggle with hands-on physiotherapy to treat chest infections. According to paediatric physiotherapist Jill Morris, …

Fearless fundraisers to take part in hospital abseil

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Media are invited to attend this year’s Bradford Hospitals’ Charity superhero abseil at Bradford Royal Infirmary. Hospital staff, members of the public and children from St Anthony’s Catholic Primary School, Clayton, will be dressed as superheroes as they abseil down the side of Bradford Royal Infirmary. All participants have their own personal reasons for taking part, such as to raise …

Bradford nurses overcome the elements in charity bike ride of a lifetime

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Two children’s nurses pedalled from London to Paris through extreme heat and rain to raise money for a new scanner. Catherine Grasby and Jennifer Gould took on the challenge of a lifetime for Bradford Hospitals’ Charity – the NHS charity partner of Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. They are just a few pounds from reaching £4,000 – money they …

Neonatal team to abseil for superhero parents

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Four fearless women are planning to abseil down the side of Bradford Royal Infirmary to raise money for the hospital’s neonatal appeal. Neonatal Senior Sister Holly Eve, her friend Claire Beaumont, her mum Judy Kaye and Neonatal Sister Carly Miller, are all taking part in Bradford Hospitals’ Charity’s superhero abseil on Saturday 21 September. Holly said the foursome wanted to …