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Fan-tastic donations

The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) team at Dewsbury Hospital have received a generous donation of four Dyson bladeless fans, from bedding specialists John Cotton Group Ltd, based in Mirfield.

The thoughtful donation comes after a relative of a staff member from the John Cotton Group Ltd, was treated at Dewsbury ICU earlier this year. The John Cotton Group Ltd used money from their fundraising efforts earlier in the year which included a sponsored cycle ride from the company’s factory in Poland back to their head office in Mirfield, which they used to buy the fans for the ICU team at Dewsbury Hospital.

Sister Susan Marshall from the ICU team at Dewsbury Hospital, said: “We’re really grateful to the John Cotton Group for the fans for the unit as it has allowed us to have one at every bed space.

“Patients visit our unit when they require very intensive treatment and most of our admissions are unplanned or following major surgery, so if we can do something to help their stay in the hospital, such as giving them these fans, we welcome that.”

Michael Chaplow, Group Health and Safety Director from John Cotton Group Ltd, said: “Throughout 2016 John Cotton Group has been celebrating our Centenary; as part of our 100 year celebrations our employees have been working hard to raise money for good causes and charities.  We raised a phenomenal amount throughout the year and wanted to donate within our local community.

 “We are so pleased we could present the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) team at Dewsbury Hospital with our donation of four Dyson bladeless fans with the money we have raised.  The ICU staff do an amazing job and hopefully these fans will assist them with their incredible work.”



Photo: L-R; Sister Susan Marshall (ICU at MYHT), Karen knee (Nurse – ICU at MYHT), Michael Chaplow  (Group Health & Safety Director at John Cotton Group Ltd), Mrs Susan Bodell (John Cotton Group Ltd) with Dr Brookes (Consultant Anaesthetist – ICU) with the new Dyson fans.