We currently publish and distribute printed newsletters twice a year.

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November 2016

May 2016

November 2015

May 2015

November 2014 

July 2014 - Special Edition

May 2014

November 2013 

We have also recently started to distribute an eNewsletter - you can sign up to our distribution list through Facebook here

Between our foundation in 1955 and December 2016 we have spent £3,379,372 on various equipment donations and support for projects which have improved the patient experience and services available to patients in the Rugby area.

Over the last ten years we have spent or committed an average of £101,837.

Annual spend 2004 -2015

Year Total spent on donations
2016 90,255 *
2015 177,594
2014 64,076 **
2013 96,178
2012 55,923
2011 116,624
2010 84,265
2009 68,006
2008 127,041
2007 138,409
2006 71,938
2005 180,645
2004 133,777

 

 * In 2016 £120,000 was set aside for the Complex Sleep Service, Children's Out Patients and Day Surgery projects

** In 2014 £38,915 was set aside for the Diamond Jubilee Project making the total spent and committed in 2014 £102,992.

Below are detailed lists of the specific items purchased in the years 2009 to 2015

Articles about our recent donations are located in the News section and albums of Pictures and more information about donations since September 2013 can be found on our Facebook page


Gift List for 2016 - click on the links to find out more!

Item(s) Purchased Ward /Department Cost £
15 rechargeable table Lamps for nurses stations in ward bays All Wards 240
Aids for patients with hearing difficulties or are visually impaired  All Wards 1,335
Gym treadmills Cardiac Rehab 7,150
Equipment Trolleys Cedar Therapy 750
Scales & other items Children's Outpatients 231
Bladder scanner Community Continence Team 7,200
Bi polar cauteriser and instruments Dermatology Minor Ops 7,579
Chairs and an examination couch Dermatology 801
Bariatric chairs and an Examination couch Diabetes Service 695
22  low height beds Hoskyn ward 40,700
Mobility / patient transfer aids Hoskyn ward 2,200
Bariatric armchairs Hoskyn Ward 158
Annual grant Hospital Radio Service 1,000
Awareness equipment/teaching aids Mental health service - Learning Disability aids 1,103
Journey stand Mulberry / Medical rehab 1,745
Ward murals Oak Ward 7,000
Surgery headlight Oral Surgery Clinic 437
Vein viewer  Phlebotomy 4,885
Cubicle curtain track Phlebotomy 464
Patient X-Ray trolley system Portering Dept 2,988
4 bariatric arm chairs Rehab Therapy 1,291
TV Urgent Care  303
  Total 90,255

Gift List for 2015 - click on the links to find out more!

Item(s) Purchased

Ward /Department

Cost

Patient Trolleys

All Wards

£3,110

6 Beds Sensors

TABS professional - Falls Monitors

Waiting Room Chairs

Ash Ward

£1,098

Dumbbells

Cardiac Rehab

£812

Parallel Bars

6 Bedside Chairs

Cedar Ward

£1,354

Graphics Decoration and Murals

Day Unit Mulberry/Oak wards

£2,650

Pop up Tea Room

Dementia Patients

£1,610

2 Bariatric Couches

Dermatology

£4,478

Mobile surgical light

Portable Height Stadiometer

Dietetics Dept

£58

Leaflet stand

Foyer Rainsbrook Wing

£213

Items for Artie Art Cart Activity Trolley

Healing Arts Programme

£469

Activities Trolley

Video Camera and capture system

Ophthalmology

£5,983

Hover Mattress

Orchard Centre

£2,917

Epilepsy Sensors and Receiving monitors

Orchard Centre - Children's Nursing

£1,755

Portable Stadiometer

Outpatients (Children’s)

£1,331

Baby Changer

Volk Lens and Tonometer Prisms

Outpatients (Eye unit)

£1,225

Goniometer

Physiotherapy

£77

2 Portering Chairs

Porters

£1,040

4 Specialist Chairs

Rehab Therapy

£8,180

Sleep Apnoea Diagnostic Unit

Respiratory/Sleep Dept

£4,995

Annual Grant

Rugby Hospital Radio

£1,000

Sub Total

 

£44,354

 

Jubilee Project

Conversion of “old Mulberry Ward” to the Friends Blood Taking Unit

£100,000

4 Phlebotomy Chairs

Phlebotomy Equipment

£33,240

6 Phlebotomy Trolleys

8 x Waiting Area 2 seat beam Seats

Air Conditioning System

Art Work

Baby Changer

Clock

Computer/Printer/software

Corner Storage Units

Electric 3 section plinth couch

Notice Boards

Plaque for Phlebotomy

Privacy Screens

Window Blinds

Total for Jubilee Project

 

£133,240

 

Total expenditure in the year

 

£177,594

  


 

Gift List for 2014 - click on the links to find out more!

 

Ward /Department

Item(s) Purchased

Cost

All wards

2 handled mugs

£32,333

6 pressure mattresses

Bariatric Bed

Fall Sensors - Bed monitors

2x Adjustable Bed tables

Patient Arm Chairs with LMH leg lengths

Bluebell (Dementia) Lounge

Signs and Plaque

£836

Curtains & Soft Furnishings

Table and Chairs

Cardiac rehab

2 xJet Sports Mini Trampolines

£2,796

Patterson’s Elliptical Trainers

Cedar Ward & Rehab Ward

2 Walking Aids

£1,370

Day Surgery

Television

£170

Dermatology

Air Conditioning Unit

£3,440

Hoskyn Ward

Etac Patient turners

£798

Hospital Radio Service

Annual Grant

£1,000

Midwifery Service

Viamed Foetal Heart Simulator

£611

Operating Theatres

Cobbs Elevators

£10,250

Arthroscopy Instruments

Iliac Hip Support

Outpatients

Notice Board

£72

Physiotherapy

3 Patient Couches

£2,100

Respiratory/Sleep Dept

Sleep Apnoea diagnostic unit

£4,995

Sunflower (Bereavement) Room

3 Piece Suite

£1,514

Carpet

Decorative items

Pictures & frames

Urgent Care Centre

Leg rests ( James Spencer )

£1,792

4 Patient Tub Chairs

Patient Chairs with high seats

Total

£64,076

     

Additional funds reserved for the Phlebotomy relocation project

£38,915

     

Total spent in 2014 and committed for 2015

£102,992

 


 

Gift List for 2013

Item(s) Purchased

Ward /Department

Cost (£)

2 Bladder Scanners

All Wards

15,125

12 Mattresses & 6 Cushions

All Wards

20,100

Sanitary Pans

All Wards

169

6 Exercise Bikes

Cardiac Rehab

8,418

Urine Flow Meter

Continence Service

2,891

M/F Catheter Guides

Continence Service

799

Sundry Items

Dementia Room

118

Document Display Cabinet

Dementia Room

539

BP Monitor

Dermatology

35

Dynamap BP Monitor

Dermatology

1,422

Weighing Scales

Diabetic Dept

269

Refurbishment

Queens Jubilee Project*

18,921

6 Hi/Lo Beds

Med Rehab

11,100

Wire Shelving

Mulberry/Birch

345

Bed & Chair Sensors

Mulberry/Birch

1,080

Cutlery

Oak & Hoskyn

319

2 Standing Aids

Oak & Mulberry

1,978

Notice Boards

Oak & Mulberry

2,634

Bench

Outpatients

219

Patient Turner

Outpatients

399

Patients Chair

Phlebotomy

1,075

Infantometer

Rowan Ward

199

Wall mounted Otoscope

Rowan Ward

1,043

Annual Donation

Rugby Hospital Radio

1,000

Suture Retriever

Theatres

1,346

Elbow Positioner

Theatres

1,362

Laryngoscopy Pillow Set

Theatres

650

Trolley

Urgent Care

388

4 Chairs

Urgent Care

1,254

Nebulisers

Virtual Ward

200

Shaker de Luxe

Virtual Ward

325

Oximeter/Thermometer

Virtual Ward

457

 

Total

96,178

 

* The Queens Diamond Jubilee Project relocated and reorganised the Cardiac Rehabilitation Unit and the inpatient rehabilitation services


 

Gift List for 2012

 

Item(s) Purchased

Ward /Department

Cost (£)

5 Adjustable Gas Lift Stools

All Wards

714

Chair & Bed Sensors

All Wards

2,650

Washing Machine

Cardiac Rehab

220

Epilepsy Alert Alarm

Community Nurses

458

Apple I pad & Grid

Community Nurses

374

Sensory Software

Community Nurses

438

4 Injection Numbing Devices

Community Nurses

152

Inflatable Mattress

Community Nurses

179

4 TV sets & Brackets

Day Surgery

680

Dermatoscope

Dermatology

1,860

UV Lamp

Dermatology

399

2 Dictaphones

Dermatology

248

Nikon Adapter

Dermatology

295

Cutlery etc

Dieticians

536

Dynomap Monitor

Endoscopy

1,490

Refrigerator

Hoskyn Ward

130

The Hospitals' Queens Diamond Jubilee Project

Completed in 2013*

17,225

2 Injection Trolleys

Outpatients

1,414

Case Tray Trolley

Outpatients

389

Exercise Equipment

Physiotherapy

1,072

Desk

Pre-op

242

Scales/Height Gauge

Pre-op

330

Picture Frames

Rainsbrook Way

460

Patient Comforts

Rehab

200

Peugot Van

Retinal Screening

17,114

Annual Grant

Rugby Hospital Radio

1,000

4xDistractors

Theatres

2,148

Instrument Set

Theatres

2,497

Rebok Step

Therapies

51

Physio Equipment

Therapies

465

6 Nebulisers

Virtual Ward

300

Pictures

Willow Ward

193

 

Total

55,923

 


 

Gift List for 2011

 

Item(s) Purchased

Ward /Department

Cost (£)

4 Bariatric Chairs

All Wards

3,040

10 Bariatric Shower Commode Chairs

All Wards

1,146

20 Digital Ward Clocks

All Wards

1,518

2 Syringe Drivers for pain relief

All Wards

1,955

Projector

All Wards

456

4 TV Digital Boxes

All Wards

100

Pictures

All Wards

300

Small refrigerator

Ash Ward

140

Nutrition Supplies Refrigerator

Birch/Oak Wards

346

Heart Start Defibrillator

Cardiac Rehab

1,420

Tomy Video Monitor

Community Child Nurses

160

Foetal Doplex

Community Midwives

1,904

10 Cameras

Community Nurses

750

2 Beam Seats

Day Surgery

199

Cyrac Flask & Case

Dermatology

551

CO2 Regulator

Endoscopy

7,500

Canon Digital Camera

GUM Clinic

785

Arjo Hoist

Hoskyn Ward

5,455

Pharmacy Drug Refrigerator

Hoskyn Ward

420

3 Heaters

Hoskyn Ward

109

Daffodil Planting

Hospital Grounds

26

Spectralis

Macular Unit

40,730

Exercise Bike

Mulberry Ward

830

Microwave Oven for patient assessment

Occupational Therapy

33

10 Medical Dictating Machines

Out Patients

1,313

6 Stacking Tables

Out Patients

397

Magnifying Lamp

Out Patients

195

Nasopharyngoscope

Out Patients

4,495

Ophthalmoscope

Out Patients

2,408

Slit Lamp

Out Patients

3,803

Tonometer

Paediatric

2,195

4 Beam Seats

Phlebotomy

803

6 Arm Chairs

Phlebotomy

1,119

Pressure Feedback Equipment

Physiotherapy

88

Skeletal Teaching Aids

Physiotherapy

65

3 Hiback Operators Chairs

Rowan Ward

294

9 Side Chairs

Rowan Ward

1,021

Annual Donation

Rugby Hosp Radio

1,000

Pentax Airway Scope

Theatres

4,416

Leica Video Camera

Theatres

5,762

Bone Coring Equipment

Theatres

3,307

Wrist Arthroscopy Sets

Theatres

3,895

Osteothomy Guiding Devices

Theatres

2,780

Oscillating Saw

Theatres

3,650

Screw Driver Sets

Theatres

1,306

12 Chairs

Willow Ward

2,333

Charts

Physiotherapy

108

 

Total

116,624

 

 


 

Gift List for 2010

 

Item(s) Purchased

Ward /Department

Cost (£)

7 Mattresses

A & E

1,183

Exercise Machine

Cardiac Rehab

332

6 Pulse oxymeters

Cardiac Rehab

618

Toys

Child Develop Centre

250

Training Doll (daisy)

Child Nurse Team

156

Training Aids

Child Nurse Team

1,453

Suction Training

Child Nurse Team

1,385

Training Doll (Daniel)

Child Nurse Team

184

Safeside bed

Child Nurse Team

841

10 Waiting Room Chairs

Day Surgery Unit

2,015

Ionlophorisis Machine

Dermatology

984

Bulbs

Gardens

11

Exercise Bike

Mulberry Ward

348

2 Finger Pulse Oximeters

Mulberry Ward

98

4 Wheelchairs

Mulberry Ward

400

Case Note Trolley

Oak Ward

466

5 Operators Chairs

Ophthalmic Clinic

463

Slide Boards

Orthopaedics

423

3 Dressing/Instrument Trolleys

Outpatients

611

40 Chairs

Outpatients Clinics

3,478

2 BP Monitors

Outpatients Clinics

70

20 Operators Chairs

Outpatients Clinics

2,169

2 Otoscopes

Outpatients ENT

646

3 Trolleys

Phlebotomy

1,173

2 Patient Chairs

Phlebotomy

2,573

Hand Exercise Balls

Phlebotomy

46

Exercise Equipment

Physiotherapy

4,555

Physio Projector

Physiotherapy

417

Wax Bath

Physiotherapy

269

Easel

Physiotherapy

89

Exercise Steps

Physiotherapy

760

14 Dialysis Chairs

Renal Dialysis Unit

26,458

Relocation & Upgrading of Equipment

Rugby Hospital Radio

5,048

Annual Grant

Rugby Hospital Radio

1,000

Therapy Resources

Speech & Language

1,400

15 Electric Beds

Various Wards

18,615

Language Aids

Various Wards

220

2 Patient Trolleys

X-Ray Dept

3,058

 

Total

84,265

 

 


 

Gift List for 2009

 

Item(s) Purchased

Ward /Department

Cost (£)

5 Lo-Level Beds

All Wards

14,675

Fitness Cycle

Cardiac Rehab

2,250

2 Tuntun Cross Trainers

Cardiac Rehab

2,214

8 Chairs

Cedar Ward

1,339

4 Nebulisers

Children’s Nurses

1,988

Monitors

Children’s Nurses

270

Model Skin Section

Community Health

80

2 Syringe Drivers

Community Nursing

1,619

2 Nebulisers

Community Nursing

139

2 Trolleys

Dermatology

800

Trolley

Dermatology

495

8 Chairs

Dermatology

1,729

2 LoLevel Beds

Hawthorn Ward

5,990

Mixing Desk

Hospital Radio.

5,481

Annual Donation

Hospital Radio.

1,000

Heat Pan

Occupational Therapy

627

Play Table

Outpatients

335

Pictures

Phlebotomy

1,260

Tilt Table

Physiotherapy

1,767

Procycle

Physiotherapy

299

Oxford Rower

Physiotherapy

499

Quadriceps Bench

Physiotherapy

1,298

3 sets Therabands

Physiotherapy

303

5 CPM Machines

Physiotherapy

12,255

Education Equipment

Physiotherapy

721

Mobile Training Monitor

Theatres

2,826.25

Ligament Repair Kits

Theatres

5,747

 

Total

68,006

 

 

 

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