Blue Skies News

Support your local NHS

March 26, 2020

We’re overwhelmed with the response from the local community wanting to support our NHS staff. It’s incredibly heart-warming to see lots of individuals and businesses pulling together during this turbulent time. We’re working very hard to ensure the supplies coming in are being distributed across our sites to boost staff morale so that they can continue to care for us all.

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Dragon Boat Festival

February 7, 2020

Are you a natural born leader? Could you lead a team to victory? Why not challenge yourself and take part in the inaugural Blue Skies Dragon Boat Festival. Embrace your competitive edge as you battle it out against some of the Fylde Coast’s finest to take home the crown.

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Waiting time for results reduced by half for cancer patients

February 4, 2020

Waiting time for results for haematology patients have been reduced by half thanks to a new staining machine funded by Blue Skies Hospitals Fund.

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Bobby & Yvonne Ball unveil new fundraising office

January 27, 2020

Blue Skies patrons Yvonne & Bobby Ball unveiled the shiny new fundraising office in the main entrance at Blackpool Victoria Hospital.

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Charity funds chairs for loved ones in hospital

January 13, 2020

Blue Skies has funded specialist chairs to help reduce anxiety and isolation for dementia patients at Blackpool Victoria Hospital and Clifton Hospital.

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Tragedy turns to message of hope

December 23, 2019

George Thompson is living proof that miracles do happen.

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Blackpool bosses show off culinary skills in charity competition

December 10, 2019

Bosses from three of Blackpool’s leading businesses headed to the kitchen last month as they took part in the inaugural Blue Skies Boss Kitchen competition. 

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Can you give a gift to support patients?

December 9, 2019

We're looking for YOUR help to ensure that every patient waking up in a hospital in Blackpool on Christmas Day receives a gift.

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Elf Run a big hit for local charity

November 26, 2019

Dozens of elves braved the damp conditions this weekend to take part in the Blue Skies Elf Run. The charity for Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust held its annual festive fun run, beginning at Blackpool Zoo before the runners jingled their way around Heron’s Reach.

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Staff pound the hills to raise pounds for Blue Skies

November 25, 2019

Staff from Blackpool Victoria Hospital put their best feet forward to raise more than £1,500 for Blue Skies Hospitals Fund.

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