Blue Skies News

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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Huge donation to region’s hospitals from NHS Charities Together following Colonel Tom’s heroic efforts

May 29, 2020

Colleagues at NHS hospital trusts across Lancashire and South Cumbria are benefitting from generous donations from NHS Charities Together following heroic fundraising efforts from people like Colonel Tom Moore, who raised almost £33m for the NHS.

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Four year old takes on tough 11km challenge for charity

May 7, 2020

A four year old girl has laced up her trainers and taken on a tough 11km running challenge for NHS Charity Blue Skies Hospitals Fund.

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Community comes together to support NHS staff

April 6, 2020

A Fylde coast NHS charity has been overwhelmed by the kindness and generosity shown by the local community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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