New equipment for LOROS

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Supporters of  Birstall BAGS, have helped to raise enough funds to purchase two new syringe pumps for local hospice, LOROS. The £2,600 donation from Birstall BAGS paid for the much-needed syringe drivers which are small pumps that enable the safe … Continued

Leicester Royal Infirmary receives new equipment

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Supporters of Birstall BAGS have helped raise enough funds to purchase three new hysteroscopes for the gynaecology outpatients clinic at Leicester Royal Infirmary. The £8,457.75 donation from Birstall BAGS paid for the much needed hysteroscopes which are used by medical … Continued

Bereavement group

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Birstall BAGs funds this support group which allows those who’ve been bereaved due to a life-limiting or terminal illness such as motor neurone disease, COPD, heart disease or cancer to share their experiences with others in a similar situation. The … Continued

Mayflower Group

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Birstall BAGs supports The Mayflower Group – a new group for 2017 led by Nicky Carling, complementary therapist and counsellor. During the sessions you will be able to learn coping strategies, share worries and concerns with others in a similar … Continued

Time Out Support Sessions

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Birstall BAGS funds the Birstall Time Out Support Group, run by local charity Coping with Cancer in Leicestershire and Rutland and held at the Wanlip Church and Community Centre, on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month. A range of treatments … Continued

Refurbished rooms for the Urology Department

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£12,000 towards room refurbishment in the Urology Department at Leicester General Hospital, to provide a relaxing and welcoming environment for patients and their families/friends. Read the full press release and watch this video of staff from the hospital talk about the difference … Continued

Refurbishment of The Retreat at Glenfield

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We have funded the refurbishment of The Retreat, a comfortable well-equipped room on the Breast Care Ward at Glenfield Hospital. The Retreat initiative has been so successful similar projects are being established throughout the University Hospitals of Leicester.