Clifton Hospital reveals poppy displays and hold special service.

Piper Steve Sumner with hospital Chaplain, Clive Lord and veteran Andy Broadbent

Clifton Hospital has held a special service as part of Remembrance week.

Guests gathered in the hospital’s main entrance to reveal the poppy display, which includes some of the 28,000 made for #TheGreatBTHKnit campaign, before heading to Ward 1 for the service.

The display outside Ward 1 was made by their Ward Manager, Linda Broadbent with a little help. Here she is pictured with the her creation, that features the poem In Flanders Fields, with piper Steve, husband Andy and Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Chief Executive, Wendy Swift.

The event included piper, Steve Sumner, who started and ended the event plus local army veterans.

Charlie the Pets As Therapy dog, came along wearing his poppy!

Some of the handmade poppies are on sale at the Dermatology reception desk at in the hospital dining room. The suggested donation is £1 with all proceeds going to the Royal British Legion.

Thank you to all that attended.

A special poppy cake made by Ward 1 staff.

Steve Sumner and Andy Broadbent in front of the main entrance poppy display.

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