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 – …

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 …

Bradford City players spread some festive cheer in hospitals

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The Bradford City squad took time out of their busy training schedule to visit both Bradford Royal Infirmary and St Luke’s Hospital yesterday (Tuesday 18 December). The players visited both the children and young people’s unit, children’s day case unit, as well as A&E, Radiology and the elderly wards. The players handed out Bradford City merchandise and chatted to patients, …

Alhambra Theatre panto cast throw their sparkly support behind hospital fundraising campaign

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The star-studded cast of the Alhambra Theatre panto Aladdin are spreading Christmas sparkle for Axl tomorrow! Bradford Hospitals’ Charity launched its Christmas fundraising campaign – Spread some sparkle for Axl – to raise money to buy toys and specialist play equipment and activities for children receiving hospital treatment throughout the year. The charity is calling on schools and businesses to …

Bradford City set to sparkle for Axl!

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Bradford City will be spreading some sparkle in support of Bradford Hospitals’ Charity’s Christmas fundraising campaign – ‘Spread some sparkle for Axl’. While City staff will be going sparkly  this Friday, the club is inviting supporters to wear some sparkle at Saturday’s match (15 December), when the Bantams face Walsall (3.00pm). And Bradford Hospitals’ Charity is urging fans to show …

Sparkling Christmas campaign puts play first

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With just two weeks until Bradford Hospitals’ Charity spreads some sparkle for Axl, the importance of play has been highlighted by our hospital specialists. People across Bradford have been urged to wear something sparkly on Friday 14 December and raise money for Axl’s Toy Fund. Axl’s Toy Fund pays for toys and specialist play equipment for children receiving hospital treatment …

Spread some Sparkle for Axl this Christmas!

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Bradford Hospitals’ Charity is urging people to don something sparkly and donate money to fund toys and specialist play equipment for children in hospital. The ‘Spread some Sparkle for Axl’ campaign is in memory of little Axl Walker, who was a regular patient at Bradford Royal Infirmary (BRI) until he died just three days before his third birthday this year. …

Winter wonderland ball is coming to Bradford

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Tickets are selling fast for the first ever Bradford Neonatal Ball on Saturday 24 November! The winter wonderland themed ball promises to be a sparkling event to celebrate past and present parents and their babies of Bradford’s Neonatal Unit. The glamorous event will also pay tribute to the dedicated staff who have made it the award-winning, world-class service it is …

Bradford councillor running to raise money for Neonatal Unit

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  Councillor Richard Dunbar is fundraising for Bradford Hospitals’ Charity to say thank you to Neonatal Unit staff who provided “exceptional care” to his nephew. Jonah Saul Stevens was born prematurely at 28 weeks earlier this year to Danielle (Richard’s sister) and Mark. Richard, a Labour councillor for Thornton and Allerton, will kick start his fundraising by running the Bradford …

Superhero abseil raises thousands for charity

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More than £4,600 was raised for Bradford Hospitals’ Charity when 50 people took part in a daring abseil down the side of Bradford Royal Infirmary. Friends, family and even patients watched from the zen garden as the daredevils abseiled 50ft from the roof. Hayley Roberts, who works as a Therapy Assistant at Shipley Community Hospital, was determined to complete the …