Friends of Royal Lancaster Infirmary
Registered Charity No. 507166
Friends of Royal Lancaster Infirmary have been in existence for over 40 years. During this period donations have, and continue, to be received from patients, the general public and legacies. All donations are used exclusively for the Royal Lancaster Infirmary and help to purchase medical equipment, support clinical services and provide patient comforts. The Friends actively fundraise throughout the year and welcome your support. For further information please contact Judith Read on 01524 516066.
League of Friends of Westmorland General Hospital
Registered Charity No. 1010872
The objective of the League of Friends is to generally support the work of the Trust and patients at Westmorland General Hospital. The League of Friends hold a series of fundraising events throughout the year including coffee mornings, hosting long distance walkers, street and store collections. Some Committee members visit patients on a rota on some wards.
The Hospital Equipment for Furness Trust (HEFF)
Registered Charity No: 515503
The HEFF committee are a voluntary group who fundraise in support of Furness General Hospital. Members of HEFF have raised over £1,000,000 since formation. They also run a very successful Charity Shop based in Barrow where a substantial amount of their income comes from.
Bay Aqua Therapy
Registered Charity No: 1048685
Bay Aqua Therapy provides hydrotherapy (physiotherapy in water) for people with chronic pain and disability across Lancaster and Morecambe. It relies entirely on donations and fundraising to maintain the service.
Hydrotherapy involves exercising in warm water at a temperature of 32-35ºC. The warmth helps to reduce pain and muscle spasm, which can make movement easier.
Click here to view Bay Aqua Therapy website
Registered Charity No: 701746
The objective of this local charity is to:
• Relieve, comfort and support persons who have suffered from a heart attack or any cardiac problem within the area served by University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay
• To help provide facilities for the treatment and welfare of such persons.
• To help and facilitate information and activities in social welfare, recreation or leisure time occupation of such persons with a view to improving the quality of life.
Members receive a regular newsletter containing healthy recipes, recreational activities, fundraising and topical issues of interest to cardiac patients. They also have an extensive range of social activities on an on-going basis, including walks, evening and day outings/meals etc. The Charity makes regular donations to the Royal Lancaster Infirmary in support of its objectives. These include the purchase of medical equipment and facilities for cardiac patients.
This is an active and enthusiastic group of people determined to promote:
• self help,
• financial help in the furtherance of its aims and
• support to patients and families affected by a heart attack or cardiac problem.
Click here to view Heart Concern website
Lancaster and District Special Care Baby Unit Trust Fund
Reg. Charity 703057
This fund was established in 1989 to support the care of babies on the Special Care Baby Unit and on their discharge. The fund is generously supported by the friends of the unit and managed by independent trustees. Funds have been raised in a variety of ways such as barbeques, sponsored walks and the sale of knitted baby clothes.
The Trustees send a special thanks to all our supporters for their dedication and commitment.