County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust places cookies on your computer to improve our website. These cookies don't collect information that identifies a visitor and are all anonymous.� They are used to measure its performance and to provide enhancements to you while using the site. To find out more about the cookies we use, see our privacy policy. Close

Busy Bees & Busy Bears Childrens Day Nursery - Donation to Neonatal Unit at UHND on 8th October 12.

busy bee logoBusy Bees and Busy Bears Childrens Day Nursery took part in a toddler walk on 18th July 2012.  Staff, children and parents from both settings attended dressed up as super heroes.   The total sum raised from this event was £5,183.30 and was donated to the neonatal unit at UHND.  

This is an annual event and last year the donation was given to Treetops at UHND.  Sue Graham, Director of the Nursery, said: "It was decided this year to donate the money raised to the neonatal unit because it was recommended by one of the parents whose child attends the nursery."

bee 

  Heather Byrne, a sister on the neonatal unit, collected the cheque on behalf of the unit at the local nursery, which is situated in Framwellgate Moor. She said: "All the staff feel very honoured that Busy Bees and Busy Bears have decided to donate their sponsor money to the neonatal unit this year.  We have had close links with the nurseries over the years with staff members having used the nursery for their babies." 

The money will go towards replacing essential equipment.    

'I feel it is important to relay my experience back to let the staff know they are doing a brilliant job! I would like them to know I appreciated all they did for myself, my family and our beautiful baby girl.'

Patient, Labour Ward, Darlington Memorial Hospital