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April 25th, 2017A suite of rooms which offer the families of stillborn children a private space to create lasting memories with baby has received a makeover. Thanks to funding from Bradford Teaching Hospital’s Children’s Charity, the Maternity Unit’s Snowdrop Suite at Bradford Royal Infirmary has been revamped and redecorated.
April 18th, 2017A heart-warming scheme is bringing comfort to relatives and carers of Bradford hospital patients. Bradford Hospitals’ Charity has recently spent £5,000 on 500 comfort bags, which are handed out during difficult times to relatives and carers of patients at Bradford Royal Infirmary and St Luke’s Hospital.
April 4th, 2017A Bradford hospital worker is trekking along the roof of the world to Everest Base Camp for poorly children. Shaun Phelan is currently in Nepal, where he’s embarked on a 40-mile trek to Everest base camp at altitudes over five times higher than Mount Snowdon (up to 5,545 metres).
March 29th, 2017Bradford Royal Infirmary’s newly-revamped £2.8m Emergency Department (ED) is now looking picture perfect thanks to a generous donation from Bingley Camera Club. The amateur photographers donated 20 printed prints of scenes from across Bradford and Yorkshire, including Bingley, Shipley, Simon’s Seat near Bolton Abbey, St Ives Country Park in Harden, Arncliffe, Malham and Whitby.
March 28th, 2017Two innovative and ambitious Bradford hospitals’ projects have been shortlisted for major national awards. The Diagnostic Virtual Ward project, based at Bradford Royal Infirmary has been shortlisted for the Medipex NHS Innovation Awards, while the Elderly Care Virtual Ward project, based at St Luke’s Hospital, has been shortlisted for the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Value in Healthcare Awards.
March 24th, 2017Bradford Teaching Hospitals’ pioneering ‘BabyView’ video link system has scooped two prestigious health awards after ‘wowing’ judges. The state-of-the-art system, now in operation at our Neonatal Intensitve Care Unit at Bradford Royal Infirmary, was named both a category and overall winner at the PEN (Patient Experience Network) National Awards.
March 17th, 2017Bradford Royal Infirmary has taken delivery of a new addition to its maternity wards as the Lullaby Trust’s Safer Sleep Week (13-19 March) gets underway. The hospital, part of Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, has become one of the first in the country to introduce revolutionary, bedside ‘co-sleeper’ cots to its Women and Newborn Unit.