Charity news — articles for 2017
Folifest raises £2,320 for children’s wards
A huge thank you to the organisers, the supporters and all who attended Folifest back in the summer, a fantastic donation of £2,320 has been donated to the children’s wards at Derriford Hospital.Read " Folifest raises £2,320 for children’s wa…"
Generous donation by Friends will significantly improve the lives of women affected by urinary incontinence
Treatment for urinary incontinence, offered to women by our Urogynaecology Department, will be changing significantly, thanks to a generous donation by the Derriford Hospital League of Friends.Read " Generous donation by Friends will signif…"
Newly-designed room offers young cancer patients a dedicated space whilst in hospital
Young patients, who have received or are receiving treatment for cancer, at Derriford Hospital, have officially opened a newly-designed space on Bracken Ward.Read " Newly-designed room offers young cancer …"
Family’s donation of radios to assessment unit is a fitting tribute to Phil
The team on the Medical Assessment Unit (MAU) Thrushel at Derriford Hospital wish to say a very special thank you to the family and friends of the late Mr Phil Whitton for their kind donation, which was used to purchase radios for the bays and cubicles.Read " Family’s donation of radios to assessmen…"
MRI Play Scanner helps to alleviate stress for children
Coming into hospital can be very daunting, especially for children. Thanks to the Charitable Funds Committee, an MRI play scanner is now available on our children’s wards, to prepare children for their MRI scans in a far less daunting environment.Read " MRI Play Scanner helps to alleviate stre…"
Model rabbit alleviates stress for patients on our children’s wards
Our children’s wards have received a special gift, kindly donated by the Children’s Happy Hospital Fund (CHHF).Read " Model rabbit alleviates stress for patie…"
Chairman officially opens bereavement room
Families of loved ones who have sadly passed away will now be welcomed into a refreshed and calming environment, thanks to our Charitable Funds Committee.Read " Chairman officially opens bereavement ro…"
A Grand Gesture from Salisbury Road Baptist Church
Triple celebration for The Primrose Foundation
There was tea and cake aplenty on Wednesday 19th April as patients, nurses and colleagues gathered together to celebrate a special anniversary for The Primrose Foundation, as well as the appointment of a new charity-funded breast care nurse.Read " Triple celebration for The Primrose Foun…"