Addenbrooke's Charitable Trust

Funds awarded June 2016

  • Heading Home – empowering patients to ask questions
    SAFER Team: design and printing of informative posters and placemats
    £886
  • Enhanced recovery through early mobilisation post-oesophagectomy
    Digestive Diseases: provision of 3 ultrasport folding exercise bikes 
    £330
  • Teaching/Education folder for ambulatory pump patients 
    Haematology: design and printing of informative folder 
    £425
  • Ward temperature improvement
    Ward G3 – Elderly: provision of 15 fans
    £240
  • Ward temperature improvement
    Ward G6 – Elderly: provision of 15 fans
    £240
  • Multi-disciplinary room improvement 
    Ward G3- Elderly: Refurbishment costs to change into relative’s room
    £900
  • Phone Charging Unit
    Emergency Department: provision of unit, wall mount and stand
    £1,200
  • Artwork for EAU5
    EAU5 – Medical Short Stay Unit: provision of vinyl artwork
    £2,000
  • Educational video for patients learning self-administration of intravenous antibiotics
    Infectious Diseases: video production
    £1,937
  • Portable Phone & Hair grooming for patients
    Ward F4 – Acute medicine for the elderly
    £150
  • Hearing aid storage boxes
    Audiology: provision of 150 boxes
    £208
  • Clinic 10 patient comfort
    Audiology: provision of 12 chairs and 3 fans
    £1,837
  • Paediatric friendly environment
    ENT Clinic 10: consulting room decoration and toys
    £200
  • Specialist high seating for neuromuscular patients
    Neurology – Clinic 12: 1 PU moulded perching stool
    £82
  • Taking the sting out of blood tests
    Children’s Services – Paed Rheumatology: 4 Buzzy’s (to relieve pain)
    £220
  • Chairs for Ward D3 relatives room
    Ward D3 – Intensive Care Unit: 15 stacking chairs
    £1,000
  • Specialling Boxes Pilot
    Various wards/clinics (for use with patients experiencing cognitive impairment and needing 1:1 care): boxes containing resources chosen to cover well-being related goals such as distraction, relaxation and encouraging social interaction eg puzzles, cards, paper, pens, books etc.
    £802
  • Bladder & bowel association health professional section
    SAFE Team: a year’s subscription to the bladder and bowel foundation
    £20

Total Funds awarded: £12,677