How your donations are making a difference

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As the nation comes together in a country-wide clap of thanks this Sunday 5 July – on the 72nd birthday of the NHS – Bradford Hospitals’ Charity can reveal the invaluable role the public has played in supporting patients and staff. Since launching its emergency NHS Hospital Heroes appeal on 27 March, Bradford Hospitals Charity – the charitable arm of …

Sowing the seeds of hope

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What started as a seed of an idea to raise money for the NHS, has blossomed into an international ‘Sunflowers of Hope’ growing competition – all in aid of our Bradford Hospitals’ Charity. Proud dad Peter Kershaw decided he wanted to support staff at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, where his son Jonny Kershaw is a junior doctor. So …

Take a hike for Bradford Hospitals’ Charity

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Students and disabled walkers from around Bradford are raising money by virtually climbing Ben Nevis in their own homes. ‘Take a Hike’ is a mixed ability walking group, made up of disabled people with a love of walking and University of Bradford students who assist them on their hikes. When their long-awaited Ben Nevis trip was cancelled, they decided to …

Sikh community’s generous donation to help hospital heroes fight Covid-19

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The congregation (sangat) of the Guru Gobind Singh Gurdwara has donated an incredible £40,400 to Bradford Hospitals’ Charity’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Fund to help medics in the fight against Covid-19. Bradford Hospitals’ Charity – the charitable arm of Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – will use the donation to fund additional equipment for the ICU at Bradford Royal …

Bradford City favourite raffles off prized shirts for charity

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Former Bradford City striker Billy Clarke has raised more than £3,300 for Bradford Hospitals’ Charity by raffling off two much-loved football shirts. Billy, who scored 25 goals in 112 appearances for City in two spells in 2014-2017, and on loan last year, raffled two shirts from the Bantams’ FA Cup 4-2 giant-killing win at Chelsea in 2015. He raised a …

Backyard marathon raises money for Bradford Hospitals’ Charity

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Student Henry Fernandez has raised almost £1,000 by running a marathon in his back garden. Henry, from Addingham, said he chose to raise money for Bradford Hospitals’ Charity – the official NHS charity partner of Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – to say thank to you for the selfless commitment of NHS staff. Henry’s dad, Dr Eduardo Moya, is …

Thank you video message released for the people of Bradford

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Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has released a heartfelt video message of thanks to the public for their support during the Covid-19 crisis. It can be viewed at https://youtu.be/LoplAIzwQI8 Chief Executive Mel Pickup and Chairman Max Mclean are joined by members of staff from across the Trust in saying thank you in different languages. In the video, Mel says: …

Thousands of thank yous!

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Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust would like to thank the people of Bradford and beyond for their incredible support during the Covid-19 crisis. The Trust’s charitable arm – Bradford Hospitals’ Charity – has been co-ordinating fundraising efforts and donations via its NHS Hospital Heroes appeal since it was launched at the end of March. More than £10,000 has now …

We need your help now, more than ever before

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Bradford Hospitals’ Charity has launched an urgent appeal for the public to support the city’s hard-working NHS hospital staff through the Covid-19 crisis. The NHS Hospital Heroes Appeal has launched today to raise money for staff across Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (BTHFT) and to encourage the public to show their support. Members of the public are asked to …

Doctor running to raise money for high-tech breathing monitor

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A Bradford doctor is planning to run 10K to help fund a device which will better monitor patients with breathing problems. Leanne Cheyne, a respiratory consultant at Bradford Royal Infirmary, is taking part in the Bradford 10K on 15 March 2020. She said: “As a doctor of chest medicine, I am always telling my patients to exercise to keep their …