Blackpool shop donates to Children’s Ward

Staff from the One Stop store on Daggers Hall Lane in Blackpool stopped by today to make a generous donation to the children’s unit at Blackpool Victoria Hospital. Carla Bennison and Mark Hurst from the store donated a host of goodies for children who will be in hospital over Christmas to staff members Becci Booth, […]

Festive fun at the Christmas markets

The Medical Education department have recently held their annual Christmas markets in the Education Centre at Blackpool Victoria Hospital to offer staff and visitors an opportunity to meet Santa, enjoy tasty food and to buy Christmas presents. The markets were organised by the medical students at Blackpool and Hayley Turner from the undergraduate team in […]

Children’s artwork brightens up hospital ward for Christmas

YOUNGSTERS from a Marton primary school have brought some festive cheer to Blackpool Victoria Hospital. Pupils from the St Nicholas Primary After School Club have presented some Christmas cards and drawings to Ward 37 to cheer up patients and staff over the Festive period. Health Care Assistant Lesley Wallis, who works on the ward, is […]

Bobby and Yvonne Ball back hospital charity’s Christmas campaign

ONE of the Fylde coast’s most recognisable faces is leading an appeal to give hospital patients a gift this Christmas. Comedian and actor Bobby Ball and his wife Yvonne have become patrons to the Blue Skies, Hospitals Fund, the official charity for Blackpool Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust and this week launched their Give a Gift […]

Join the National Elf Service!

This Christmas Blue Skies Hospitals Fund is encouraging patients, visitors and staff to join their National Elf Service. The charity want to raise elf-awareness during the run-up to the festive season by selling elves to help raise funds to enhance patient care at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals. And they hope you will become elf-obsessed with their […]