Celebrity football match kicks off Rays a Smile appeal!

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Bradford Hospitals’ Charity has launched its brand new fundraising appeal to make radiology services in the city more child-friendly. The appeal – Rays a Smile – was officially unveiled at Horsfall Stadium at a celebrity football match involving stars from TV, radio and ex-professional footballers. The celebrity XI played Team Bradford Hospitals’ Charity, which was made up of staff from …

Celeb football match to kick off hospital fundraising appeal

Kelly Thornham News

Bradford Hospitals’ Charity is launching a brand new fundraising appeal to improve radiology facilities for children in the city’s hospitals. The campaign will officially launch at a celebrity football match this Sunday 14 April 2019 at Horsfall Stadium, Bradford – the home of Bradford Park Avenue. Media are invited to attend at 1.20pm, before the match kicks off at 1.30pm. …

Children’s doctor running to raise money

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Dr Anne Pinches is running the Greater Manchester Marathon this Sunday in aid of Bradford Hospitals’ Charity. Speciality grade paediatrician Anne works in ambulatory care and sees children in her clinic at St Luke’s Hospital. She is keen to raise money to enhance the service and fund additional equipment. “I will turn 40 in October and I always wanted to …

Celeb football match to kick off fundraising for hospital appeal

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Bradford NHS staff have picked up the pace in their football training ahead of their big clash against a team of celebrities on Sunday 14 April. ‘Team Bradford Hospitals’ Charity’ (Team BHC) – made up of doctors, nurses and NHS staff – will play Supporting Charities FC celebrities at Horsfall Stadium, Bradford. The event will raise money for Bradford Hospitals’ …

Pair to run in nappies for neonatal appeal

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Architects Chris Snowden and Lee Stansfield will tackle the Bradford 10K wearing just nappies to raise money for Bradford Hospitals’ Charity. The brave duo will bare almost all in aid of the charity’s Neonatal Unit fund, which is currently raising money to create more family accommodation and facilities. Bowman Riley, where Chris and Lee work as architectural technologists, has chosen …

Jane’s marathon run to raise money for small comforts

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Jane Buckley is hoping for a picture perfect finish when she runs the London Marathon for Bradford Hospitals’ Charity next month. Bradford-born Jane, who works as art director for Simon & Schuster publishing house in London, is running in memory of her dad and Auntie Marlene, who she describes as “two people who made the world a better place.” Jane …

Celebrities to take on NHS staff in charity football match

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NHS hospital staff will turn their talents to football this April when they take on a team of celebrities to kick start Bradford Hospitals’ Charity’s big appeal to improve facilities for children. The match on 14 April 2019 at Horsfall Stadium – home of Bradford Park Avenue FC – will see NHS staff from across Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation …

Nurses prepare to pedal to Paris for Bradford Hospitals’ Charity

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Children’s nurses Catherine Grasby and Jennifer Gould are gearing up for the bike ride of a lifetime to raise money for a new scanner for their young patients. The clinical nurse specialists, who are based in Children’s Outpatients at St Luke’s Hospital, Bradford, will cycle from London to Paris this July. They will arrive in Paris on 28 July – …

Your generosity helped us spread some Christmas cheer!

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Thanks to the generosity of a number of organisations and individuals from across Bradford, we received more than £15,000 worth of Christmas gifts over the festive period. We would like to thank the following businesses, organisations and individuals for their support and donations: Give a Gift St Anthony’s Catholic Primary School, Clayton Laisterdyke Leadership Expect Distribution Ltd Hollywood Bowl Car …

1.2 million reasons to support Bradford Hospitals’ Charity!

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Bradford Hospitals’ Charity is celebrating spending more than a million pounds last year on projects to provide the best care and treatment for patients. In 2018, Bradford Hospitals’ Charity – the official NHS charity partner of Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – spent £1.2 million on a number of high profile projects. From hospital equipment to items which improve …