Superheroes set to take the plunge for Bradford Hospitals’ Charity

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On Saturday 22 September, more than 50 NHS staff and supportive members of the public will take the plunge to abseil 50 ft down the side of Bradford Royal Infirmary. The exciting event will start at 10.30am, from the zen garden in BRI. Participants, who are aged between 10 and 70, are all raising money for Bradford Hospitals’ Charity – …

Boxing legend Frank Bruno meets children at Bradford Royal Infirmary

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Frank Bruno took time out of his busy schedule at Bradford Literature Festival to visit the Children and Young People’s Unit at Bradford Royal Infirmary (BRI). Frank, who is one of Britain’s most recognisable sporting figures, spoke at the festival on Saturday (7 July) about his remarkable career and life. Speaking to BBC Look North presenter and Yorkshire’s own Harry …

Daredevils and superheroes wanted for charity abseil!

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Bradford Hospitals’ Charity is asking people to take the plunge and abseil down Bradford Royal Infirmary’s new hospital wing. The charity abseil, which has a superhero theme, will take place on Saturday 22 September at the hospital in Duckworth Lane, Bradford. Hayley Collis, Head of Fundraising for Bradford Hospitals’ Charity, said: “Every single day our doctors and nurses prove they …

Bradford Hospitals’ Charity celebrates NHS70 with NHS Big 7Tea

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People across Bradford clinked tea cups  to celebrate 70 years of the NHS. The NHS Big7Tea – organised by NHS charities around the UK – has seen people up and down the country come together to toast 70 years of the NHS. Across Bradford people drank tea and ate cake with friends, family and colleagues to mark the occasion and …

ASDA to raise a cuppa and vital funds for Bradford Hospitals’ Charity

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Staff at supermarket giant ASDA will be clinking cups to celebrate our beloved NHS when they hold their NHS Big 7Tea party this Friday, 15 June! The ASDA store in Cemetery Road, Bradford, is planning a series of fundraising events for Bradford Hospitals’ Charity, which works with Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to support medical equipment, research and enhancements. …

Rachel to run for Bradford Hospitals’ Charity

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Sonographer Rachel Benson is hoping for a picture perfect run when she takes part in the Liverpool Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon on Sunday 20 May. Rachel, who is based in the ultrasound unit of radiology at Bradford Royal Infirmary, is taking part in the musical half marathon to raise money for Bradford Hospitals’ Charity. The money she raises will …

Schools urged to celebrate 70 years of the NHS

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Bradford Hospitals’ Charity is calling on all schools to celebrate the NHS turning 70 this July. Educational packs and toolkits are available for teachers to help educate and inspire students, while raising valuable funds for Bradford Hospitals’ Charity. Thursday 5 July is the anniversary of the day the NHS was launched by Aneurin Bevan. To help commemorate this occasion, Bradford …

Marathon runners raise cash for Bradford Hospitals’ Charity

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Bradford Hospitals’ Charity would like to say a huge THANK YOU to runners who took part in this year’s London Marathon! Atiq Zaman, of Heaton, Bradford, chose to represent the charity after his daughter spent a month in Bradford Royal Infirmary’s Neonatal Unit. Atiq said: “I really wanted to do something to say thank you for the excellent treatment my …

Physio to take the plunge for Bradford Hospitals’ Charity

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Paediatric physiotherapist Alison Pyke hopes to makes waves and cash when she takes part in this year’s national Swimathon. Alison, who is based at St Luke’s Hospital in Bradford, will swim 5K to raise cash for Bradford Hospitals’ Charity on Friday 27 April. More than 500 swimming pools across the UK are expected to take part this year to raise …