Why you should help
Sian was struggling to read her maths work on the white board at school and her vision was starting to go blurry. Her parents thought a trip to the opticians would help, but instead 10-year-old Sian found out she had cataracts.
Just six months later Sian was smiling again after benefiting from a £150,000 suite of state-of-art eye equipment...here.Read more
About the project
Unlike an adult hospital a children's hospital requires many different types and sizes of specialist equipment. Here are just a few examples of equipment we funded last year:
- A Surgical Navigation Systemfor our operating theatres which our surgeons say will lead to shorter, more accurate operations and faster recoveries.
- Two spirometers for our respiratory team to carry out lung testing
- Two 3D Pain Distraction Units - one mobile unit and one housed in the burns unit, these will help staff distract our young patients from what can be painful and upsetting clinical procedures.