Staff from Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals are saying thank you for the continued support they have received from the community during the coronavirus pandemic.
Companies including TK Maxx, Nandos and The Cycle Centre, have generously donated items to staff at the Trust to show their support.
The Cycle Centre, Newcastle kindly donated 40 Abus 410 bicycle locks to Newcastle Hospitals staff.
Rob Ford, owner of the Cycle Centre Newcastle said, “The NHS are doing such a fantastic job during these challenging times and the least of their worries should be the safety of their bikes whilst they are at work.
“We are pleased to be able to help staff at Newcastle Hospitals and say thank you for all they are doing.”
Meanwhile the charity fund to help staff and patients at the RVI, The Freeman and community services which was launched in light of Covid-19 has reached over £11,000 with donations still coming in.
A spokesperson for Newcastle Hospitals NHS Charity, said: “We have been touched by the offers of support and donations to our charity fund for our colleagues and patients across the Royal Victoria Infirmary, the Freeman Hospital and community services across the City in light of Coronavirus. Every single penny that is generously donated will be used to support our patients and staff.
“Whilst things are difficult in the local community as jobs and businesses are affected, there have been so many thoughtful and kind offers of support and donations.
“We are so grateful for the big-heartedness of the community throughout this time and want to thank all of the companies who have gone above and beyond to support staff.”
Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals would like to say thank you to all companies who have shown their support including:
- Poundland in Wallsend
- Nando’s Newcastle
- The Cycle Centre Newcastle
- TK Maxx
- Arran Aromatics
- EDF Energy
- Total Fuel
- John Lewis
- Art of Flowers in Blyth Northumberland
- EE Mobile
- Walkers Crisps
- Newcastle Airport
- KP Crisps
- Fairy Bricks
- Benfield Period Poverty
- OPI Nails
- Northumbrian Food
- Spark Etail
- United Wholesale Grocers
- Gems at Work
- Kids First Nursery
- Free Spirits Nursery
- Travis Perkins
- North East Sewing Group
- BG Products NE
- Northumbria Police
- Holiday Inn
- Grand Hotel
- Hotel Indigo
- Royal Station Hotel
- Sir Robert McAlpine
The Charity is encouraging people to continue to show their support for staff and patients at Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals in a number of ways including donating or sharing their support on social media.
Donations to Newcastle Hospital NHS Charity enable the Trust to provide a range of items and services for patients and staff that aren’t routinely funded by the government.
If you would like to show your support to Newcastle Hospitals staff and patients please visit Newcastle Hospitals NHS Charity website: https://charity.newcastle-hospitals.nhs.uk/.
Or show your support on social media: