Apply →
Menu

Children’s Outpatients at Burnley General Hospital treats around 30,000 babies, children and young people per year. The department has recently been refurbished to make it a more child friendly environment but budget constraints did not allow for toys and activity equipment to complete the upgrade. The staff have now asked MedEquip4Kids to provide the items required which includes toddler walkers, baby dolls, puzzles and an activity panel. A treatment chair and some small medical devises are also needed.

Young patients are often distressed and confused by clinical settings and may feel anxious before medical procedures, so it’s important to offer age-appropriate resources to distract and entertain them while they wait to be seen. It’s easier for medical staff to treat children if they arrive in a more relaxed state of mind and it can prevent them from developing fears around future hospital appointments.

This equipment will help to calm and soothe children during their time in the Outpatients department and will greatly enhance their hospital experience.

The total cost of funding this project is £6,108.84

Donate now

Donate Amount(Required)

More Projects

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 reduced fetal movement in pregnancy. The benefit of using this approach outside of normal working […]

Find out more →
Fully Funded

Lancasterian School, Manchester – Acheeva Graduate Bed

This year we are providing two Acheeva Beds for Lancasterian School in West Didsbury, Manchester, a special school for children aged 3-16.

Find out more →
Fully Funded

Green Fold Special School, Bolton – Acheeva Graduate Beds

We are providing two new Acheeva Beds for Green Fold Special School in Bolton. These are unique work stations that allow children with physical disabilities as well as Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities (PMLD) to lie in a supported, balanced posture while participating in classroom learning. The Acheeva Bed is compact and easily moveable, and […]

Find out more →
Currently Fundraising
View all projects →

“The new beds for parents have had such a positive impact on the wellbeing of our children knowing their parent or carer is close by. But also for the parent being able to sleep comfortably next to their child has made such a difference to how they have responded to staff during difficult times on the ward. The difference a good night’s sleep makes is priceless.”

Vicki Healey
Children’s Ward Manager
North Manchester General Hospital

Sign Up To Our Newsletter

By signing up to our newsletter you agree to our privacy policy