Andrew’s hike for the NHS

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A keen walker who has undergone more than 30 surgeries is taking on the hike of a lifetime to thank our NHS. Andrew Heward, 57, of Wibsey, Bradford, will complete the 100km Yorkshire Challenge over two days next month to raise money for the Bradford Hospitals’ Charity renal fund. Andrew has Cystinuria, caused by an inherited gene defect. The condition, …

“Phenomenal” fundraising by grateful patient will help others

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Tongue cancer patient Helen Lynch was so grateful to her surgeon for saving her life, that she has raised more than £30,000 so far to help others on the same journey. Helen’s surgeon, Raad Glore, has hailed her efforts “phenomenal” and said money she has raised so far for Bradford Hospitals’ Charity through her fashion shows has already helped to …

NHS teams ready to race the dragon and raise money

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NHS hospital staff are roaring to go at this year’s Bradford Dragon Boat Festival. Nine teams, made up of colleagues from across Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and neighbouring NHS Trusts are raising money for Bradford Hospitals’ Charity. The festival will take place on the weekend of 1-3 July at Robert’s Park, Saltaire, with the charity day on Sunday …

Raise your cuppa to thank our NHS this July

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Bradford Hospitals’ Charity is inviting people across the city to clink cups next month in celebration of our health service’s 74th birthday. The NHS Big Tea involves more than 150 NHS charities across the UK and is co-ordinated by NHS Charities Together. The event – on or around 5 July – is an opportunity to give thanks to our NHS …

Lord Mayor launches his appeal with a visit to Bradford’s Neonatal Unit

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The Lord Mayor of Bradford, Councillor Martin Love, saw first-hand the amazing work which goes on behind the doors of Bradford Royal Infirmary’s award-winning Neonatal Unit. Councillor Love has chosen Bradford’s BIG Neonatal Appeal as his charity for the year. The appeal, which is run by Bradford Hospitals’ Charity – the official NHS charity partner of Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS …