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Helping Families from Lanarkshire

Last year more than 15,600 children from Lanarkshire were treated at the children's hospital in Glasgow. 

There are few moments in life as worrying as an admission to hospital.

At these difficult times, families will often arrive with nothing but the clothes on their back, lives are turned upside down in a heartbeat, and a new life in hospital begins.

Glasgow Children's Hospital Charity funds a range of vital services to help families when they are far from home.

Frances and Janette

From additional funding for the Family Support and Information Team, to the Bereavement ServiceFinancial Support Services and support with food, clothing and accommodation, families are never alone at the hospital in Glasgow - no matter how far from home they may be.

"Glasgow Children's Hospital Charity relies on donations to provide these vital services for families whose children are in hospital far from home"

In 2018-19 we provided £674,086 of family support related services. With nearly 200,000 patient visits each year, there is more demand than ever to give families in hospital the extra special support they deserve.