On 18 November 2022 the neonatal unit received 24 care packs from the volunteer team at Bloodbikes. The Bloodbikes charity transports donor breast milk around a number of hospitals in the South West, and they had received a selection of donated items for new mothers who had an unexpected stay in hospital following a premature […]
Halloween hats ready for the babies
Request from the unit regarding knitted items- Please can we receive no more knitted donations until after Easter 2023 as we are working our way through previous donations. Also in future no cardigans please, as although lovely, they are not used anymore and it’s sad to see them not being worn. Items we will continue […]
vCreate (funded by Burps) Monday miracle on 15th October is a Stoke Mandeville baby
Wave of Light on 15th October
A great big thank you to Pegasus Gym in Aylesbury and the Aylesbury Striders running club who had a relay race against each other for 24 hours a day over the August bank holiday weekend and raised £1,370 for Burps!
Burps have recently funded a portable vapotherm unit. The Neonatal team have been implementing some improvement projects for the preterm babies, and part of this involves what is known as ‘birthday cuddles’. To fully implement this they needed to have a portable vapotherm system that would allow babies to receive respiratory support whilst having a […]
Here is Hilary, neonatal nurse and knitting co-ordinator, visiting a local knitting group who have been making some beautiful knitted items for the unit. Thank you!
Burps have recently paid for some fabric to make incubator covers and they have now been completed. There are 6 for the baby Leo incubators, 6 for the drager incubators and 3 for the giraffe incubators. Thank you to the expert sewers!