A young girl from Ossett has helped to raise over £600 for the neo natal unit at her local hospital by cutting off her hair, which will now be used to make wigs for children who have lost theirs.
Pictured (clockwise from top left): Student Health Visitors, Julie Smith, Kelly Lee, Amanda Green, Katie Blackburn, Ashley Appleyard and Jennie Hanlon.
Pictured (l-r): Members of the Mothers’ Union in the Diocese of Leeds: Patricia Morley - Secretary at St Catherine’s, Irene Foreman – Branch Leader at St Catherine’s, Eileen Warburton - Episcopal Area President for Wakefield, Jennifer Homer – Branch Leader at Wakefield Cathedral and Anita Ruckledge – Lead Dementia Nurse at The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust.
Archie is an accredited medical alert assistance dog. He has kept Katie safe ever since he was partnered with her at the beginning of the year.
New mum Jodie Hunter and her partner Ashley Bull receiving some of the items made by the group for their new born baby, Rory Bull. They are joined by (from L-R) Ruth Burns (from Tiny Tots Wardrobe), Janine Grayson (Public Health Lead Midwife at MYHT), Betty Martin (from Tiny Tots Wardrobe), and Midwife Louise Eddison, (based on the Neonatal ward at Pinderfields Hospital).
Ghyll scrambling, canoeing and raft building are just some of the activities that a Pinderfields Hospital patient has been given the opportunity to experience.
Becky trying her hand at ghyll scrambling.
Breastfeeding mums across Wakefield are being given the help and support they need to feed their babies with confidence and for longer thanks to three new clinics.
The Bishop was the guest of honour as hospital staff and recent mothers gathered to celebrate six years of operation of the midwife led birth centre. In that time over 1200 babies have been born at the birth centre.
The Children’s Assessment Unit on gate 46 at Pinderfields Hospital were ready for action after receiving a Playstation 4 from Ossett & Pontefract market trader Richard Porter, of Porters Fruit and Veg Ltd