Fingerpost Health Centre, St Helens


Children across the UK have a 0.8% probability of continence problems including both bladder and bowel. In the St Helens area the occurrence is almost double that percentage. The Paediatric Continence Team based at Fingerpost Health Centre has requested Ultrasound… […]

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Firwood School, Bolton – Acheeva Learning Station


Firwood School in Bolton is a specialist school for secondary aged students who have severe or profound learning difficulties. Many students also have physical disabilities which severely restrict their mobility. An Acheeva Learning Station is a special bed which allows… […]

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Furness General Hospital – Radiology Distraction Lighting


We have agreed to work with the Radiology Department at Furness General Hospital to provide lighting equipment to reduce stress and anxiety in children undergoing X-rays. Hospitals can be frightening places for children. When a child is anxious or distressed,… […]

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Macclesfield District General Hospital – Phototherapy Units


The Neonatal Unit at Macclesfield District General Hospital cares for babies from across the East Cheshire area. Many of these will suffer from Jaundice as it is very common in new born babies. The treatment for jaundice is by phototherapy… […]

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NWTS – Intellivue MP5 Monitor


The North West and North Wales Paediatric Transport Service (NWTS) provide 24/7 stabilisation and transfer of critically ill children and babies. They mobilise from the base in Warrington with ambulance, clinical specialists and equipment to any district hospital in the… […]

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Royal Albert Edward Infirmary, Wigan – Voluson Ultrasound Machine


The Royal Albert Edward Infirmary Maternity Unit has been involved in the AFFIRM (Awareness of Fetal movement and Focussing Intervention Reduce Fetal Mortality) study for the last 12 months. This essentially involves early access to ultrasound scanning for women experiencing… […]

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Royal Bolton Hospital – Bilisoft Phototherapy


The Paediatric Inpatient Ward at Royal Bolton Hospital takes babies and children from a catchment area across Greater Manchester and parts of Lancashire. The medical staff on the ward have applied to MedEquip4Kids for a Bilisoft Phototherapy System to treat… […]

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Royal Preston Hospital – Readybed Sleeper Chairs


Royal Preston Hospital provides care for children from a wide catchment area across Lancashire. Ward 8 Children’s Ward is funded for 30 beds but they are escalated to above 35 patients on a regular basis due to demand. This has… […]

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Stepping Hill Hospital – Play Area for Radiology Department


We are working with the Radiology Department at Stepping Hill to provide toys and games to reduce stress and anxiety in children waiting for treatment. Hospitals can be frightening places for children. When a child is anxious or distressed, it… […]

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Warrington & Halton NHS Trust – Resuscitaire and Mobile Telemetry Unit


Warrington & Halton NHS Trust Midwifery Led Unit / Active Birth Centre opened in 2013. It consists of 3 ‘low risk’ rooms and 2 fixed birthing pools and is currently accessed via the labour ward triage. The plan is to… […]

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Liverpool Women’s Hospital – Breastfeeding Equipment


One of the most effective ways to improve children’s health is to support new mothers to breastfeed their babies. Breastfeeding has lifelong health benefits for babies, protecting them from infections such as gastroenteritis and reducing the risk of diabetes, respiratory… […]

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MedEquip4Kids supports World Mental Health Day and continues to improve children’s mental health

Today is World Mental Health Day and people everywhere are sharing stories and information to help raise awareness of mental health problems and challenge stigma and discrimination. At MedEquip4Kids we’re continuing our commitment to improving children’s mental health by providing... [...]

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Jack and Will take on a challenge in memory of charity supporter, Arthur Thorniley

We were very sad to hear that one of our most long-standing and dedicated supporters, Arthur George Thorniley, passed away this year aged 85. Arthur was involved with MedEquip4Kids for over 15 years. During that time, he raised over £36,000 for... [...]

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