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Pride of Guernsey: Zef Eisenberg

HAVING survived a 230mph motorcycle crash, Zef Eisenberg is now hoping to inspire others through sharing his journey to recovery. Mr Eisenberg has been nominated for the Overcoming Adversity Award, sponsored by Close Finance. Read more at

Meet Our People – Finlay Langlands

From the LTH Trust Facebook page: Finlay is a Charge Nurse in our Emergency Department and he has worked at the Trust for 1.5 years. “Day to day I work within the LGI’s busy trauma receiving Emergency Department both in a managerial role and working directly with a wide variety of patients with different presentations and Read more »

The Big Jump

Sunday 22 July 2018 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 or call 0113 206 4540.  

Day One team conquer the Leeds 10K!

On Sunday 9th July, a team of 34 took on the Leeds 10K in aid of Day One! This team was made up of a great group of staff, patients and loyal supporters. On event day around £1000 had already been raised and generous donations are still coming in! Huge thank you to all who Read more »

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 »

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