News & Events

8 Jun, 2023

Summer fun day

Join us on the 23rd July at Aylesbury Rugby and Football Club for the BURPS Family Fun Day! The event will bring together those with a connection to the unit for food, music, games and fundraising.

3 May, 2023

London Marathon thank you

A massive thank you and well done to Mike Spencer for running the London marathon for Burps this year – he raised an amazing £3,085.25 including Gift Aid! Mike’s son was born at 33 weeks and spent 2 weeks on the unit in 2018. Mike said “It was an amazing day! I pushed a bit […]

24 Apr, 2023

Tug of war and cake sale

Thank you to everyone who came and supported the tug of war, raffle and cake sales in safe sleep week – we raised £539.90 in total across the 2 events! It was great fun with some special guest appearances from tug of war team captains Simon Thomas, whose daughter was on the unit last year, […]

18 Feb, 2023

Portable x-ray machine

Burps received a large charitable donation from the distribution of an estate last year, and we gave half of it to the Scannappeal as a contribution to their appeal for this X-ray machine. The remainder of the cost of the machine was raised by Scannappeal’s fundraising efforts. Scannappeal message: What a wonderful way to start […]

18 Feb, 2023

Welcome packs

Burps have recently purchased some useful items to be included as part of a welcome pack for new parents to the unit – a tote bag, an insulated non-spill drinks cup, and a notepad and pen. Hopefully these items will provide some practical support to parents while they are visiting the unit on a regular […]