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Day One deliver!

Just before Christmas, Professor Giannoudis, Day One Coordinator Megan, Committee member Robbie and staff from L22 visited the patients on the ward to hand out Christmas gifts. Each patient received a gift bag containing puzzle books, a festive adult colouring book, pencils and pen, and of course some chocolate. The Day One committee hoped that Read more »

The Big Jump

23rd July 2017 Can you imagine the thrill of jumping out of a plane from 10,000 feet and free falling? Take part in our Tandem parachute jump on 23rd July 2017 and experience the amazing adrenaline rush! To register your interest please contact  

Festive Fundraising!

A big thank you to all who have supported our Christmas stalls recently, either by providing items to sell or purchasing items from the stalls. We were lucky enough to receive the help of many volunteers, who donated their time and resources to create some gorgeous hand made decorations and gifts to sell to raise Read more »

The Giannoudis Family complete the Athens Marathon

  Congratulations to Professor Giannoudis, who alongside his daughter Marilena and son Vas, completed the Athens Marathon on Sunday 13th November! Vas came first out of the trio, completing it in 4 hours and 5 mins, followed by Marilena at 4 hours and 26 mins, then finally Prof G finished in 4 hours and 38 minutes. Prof said Read more »


We have an exciting range of Christmas Merchandise available for 2016, inlcuding tree ornaments, soft toys and more! Click the poster above or here to enlarge and see the full range. You can order by filling out an order form, visiting one of our charity stands in Jubilee and Clarendon Wing Entrances or by calling Read more »

Prof on the run!

Internationally renowned Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Professor Giannoudis, is dusting off his trainers and putting his best foot forward in the Athens Marathon on Sunday, 13th November 2016. According to legend, the Athens Marathon covers the same ground that the Athenian messenger Phiedippides ran when he brought news of victory from the battlefield of Marathon 2,500 Read more »

Terry’s Terrific Tombola

On Monday 17th October, our volunteer Terry decided to hold a tombola in Jubilee Wing to raise funds for Day One. We are delighted to announce he raised £106.08 and would like to thank everyone who had a go.  

Big Leeds Bike Ride Triumph!

Well done to everyone who took part in the Big Leeds Bike Ride for Day One on Sunday 18th September! All the photos from the day can be found on our Facebook page, please feel free to tag yourselves! We’ll have a final figure from your wonderful fundraising soon!

Congratulations Team Miracle!

Huge congratulations to ‘Team Miracle’ for completing their Coast to Coast challenge this weekend! Little Samuel even dressed up to support the team, who cycled an incredible 153 miles to raise funds for Day One and Yorkshire Air Ambulance. The coast to coast challenge took the team two days and involved 153 miles of cycling. Read more »

Our 2nd Birthday!

Thursday 1st September marks  exactly 2 years since Day One officially launched! It was a great event with speeches from Professor Giannoudis and ex patient Gary Brennan. We’d like to take this opportunity to thank every single person who has been with us during the last 2 years, your support is truly valued.

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