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Edward Ziff named in the Queen’s Birthday honours

Congratulations to Edward Ziff, who is the Chairman of the Trustees of the Leeds Hospital Charitable Foundation, the parent charity of Day One. Edward has been named an OBE in the list for his services to the economy and community in the Queen’s Birthday honours. Edward said he is “thrilled to bits” and “the extra Read more »

The Mexborough Arms Fundraising Day

The Mexborough Arms in Thorner recently held a charity day in aid of Day One. Despite some miserable weather on the day they raised a fantastic £332, so a big thank you to the organisers and all who went along and donated. They have very kindly agreed to keep Day One collection tins on the Read more »

Becky tackles the Great North Swim!

In 2015, Becky’s husband unfortunately had an accident and was airlifted to a Major Trauma Centre. This had a profound effect on the entire family with lots of worry and uncertainty. Becky later found out about Day One and wished it had been around in their local hospital at the time to help their family, Read more »

LGI vs St James Charity Football Match

Around 60 members of staff from Leeds Teaching Hospitals signed up to take part in a football match, organised by Lee Slater and Matthew Johnson who are also members of staff. This was no normal match, this was a match that included two teams from Leeds General Infirmary, playing against two teams from St James’s Read more »

With You Every Step Sponsored Walk

Our first sponsored walk took place on Sunday 7th May in Roundhay Park and was a fantastic day. Former, and even current, patients of Major Trauma, their families, our supporters and even some dogs walked 2.7km around Waterloo Lake to support Day One. For patients, it was a brilliant achievement too. A huge well done Read more »

Data Coordinator Ian is ‘Highly Commended’ !

Well done to Ian Barlow, a Data Coordinator at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals who received ‘Highly Commended’ in the National TARN Audit Coordinator of the Year Awards. Ian’s role involves collecting information on trauma cases and submitting to the Trauma Audit & Research Network (TARN). Feedback from TARN helps Major Trauma Centres across the country Read more »

British Limb Reconstruction Society meeting comes to Leeds

The British Limb Reconstruction Society Annual Meeting was held in Leeds for the first time on 23-24 March at the Hotel Metropole. Hosted by Mr Patrick Foster, one of the Leeds Teaching Hospitals’ consultant orthopaedic surgeons, it was the largest ever meeting for this society with over 180 delegates and 40 representatives from industry. International Read more »

Dragon Boat Race

Bradford Council have kindly given Day One the opportunity to enter boats in their Dragon Boat Festival on Sunday, 7th May 2017. This event will take place on the River Aire in the historic surroundings of Roberts Park, Saltaire to raise money for Day One. At least 17 team members are needed per boat, but Read more »

Chief Executive Visit

Recently, the Chief Executive of Leeds Teaching Hospitals visited the Trauma and Related Services CSU and applauded the compassion and patient care shown by staff (see photos below of him meeting some of the team). The latest Trauma Audit and Research Network (TARN) figures show that our Major Trauma Centre is the second busiest in Read more »

Meet Our Staff: John Dennis

For many trauma patients, the helipad is one of the first steps in their journey. Here is a bit about one of the crew members in the LTh Trust Bulletin magazine! Every quarter in our Bulletin staff newsletter we have a section featuring a member of staff who we invite to tell us something about Read more »

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