Blue Skies News

Fleetwood man set to run virtual marathon following heart surgery

September 29, 2020

A Fleetwood man is completing the virtual London Marathon this Sunday to prove “that anything is possible after heart surgery”.

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Blackpool’s iconic Coral Island donates over £3,000 to The Vic

September 28, 2020

Blackpool’s iconic Coral Island has donated a huge £3,120 to Blackpool Teaching Hospitals in-house charity, Blue Skies Hospitals Fund.

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Bikers’ brilliant £2,000 donation to NHS charity

September 24, 2020

A custom motorbike club have donated almost £2,000 to NHS Charity Blue Skies in a show of appreciation for saving the life of one of their members.

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Digital display systems bring welcome distraction for patients

September 18, 2020

Blue Skies has provided £50,000 worth of funding to purchase 10 RITA (Reminiscence Interactive Therapy Activities) Systems, featuring tablets, computer screens and projectors for inpatients.

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Maya’s mask making venture raises £1,600 for charity

September 15, 2020

An 11-year old has had a hand in raising £1,600 for her local NHS charity by making and selling masks from her front garden.

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Devoted granddaughter fundraises as a final farewell to beloved grandparents

August 27, 2020

A devoted granddaughter is fundraising for NHS charity Blue Skies as a final farewell to her much loved grandparents who passed away in May 2020, after being diagnosed with Covid-19.

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Hidden disabilities scheme launched at The Vic

August 5, 2020

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals has signed up to the Hidden Disabilities “Sunflower Scheme” to offer additional support to patients whose disability may not be visible.

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Stepping out for charity

July 31, 2020

NHS charity, Blue Skies, is encouraging people to sign up to their Walk for Wards campaign to raise money.

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Social distancing becomes child’s play

July 17, 2020

The Children’s Clinic at Blackpool Victoria Hospital has received new toys and consoles as they adapt to social distancing guidelines.

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Rainbow of hope to brighten hospital

June 12, 2020

A rainbow inspired piece of art has been installed at Blackpool Victoria Hospital to enable staff, community and patients to share messages of hope, kindness and thanks.

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