Southport & Ormskirk NHS Hospital Trust has launched an urgent welfare appeal for staff, volunteers and patients, to help them during this Covid-19 crisis.
A hospital spokesman said: “This is no ordinary time. Right now our staff are on the front line against the Covid infection, and they’re going the extra mile, every day, to take care of us and our loved ones despite being under extreme pressure. They need our support more than ever.
“If you are able to help at this time, please visit our Just Giving page. Thank you for all the amazing, ongoing support.
“Southport and Ormskirk Hospitals Charity is proud to support our staff, volunteers, patients and visitors and we’ve been overwhelmed by your offers of support since the Covid-19 pandemic began.
“From doctors and nurses, to porters and our new team of bleep volunteers who are supporting us by freeing up critical time for our medical staff to provide the best possible care. There are so many NHS staff who are pulling together to tackle this crisis head on.
“That’s why we’ve set up an Urgent Staff and Volunteer Welfare Appeal. We understand that many people face difficult times during this crisis, however if you are able to do so, please donate anything you can afford to support our remarkable hospital heroes.
“All funds raised will go towards the purchase of key equipment and services. Anything raised over and above what might be needed right now will go towards helping our hospitals continue to give exceptional care in the future.
“Please leave your own personal message of support for our incredible Southport & Ormskirk NHS staff, along with your contact details so we can keep you up to date about our vital work.
“Your donation will support Southport & Ormskirk Hospitals’ where the need is greatest fund which we call our Sunshine Fund. If you have any queries, please get in touch with us by emailing email@example.com or call the Charity team on t: 01704 704714.
“Thank you so much for your crucial support, it really will save lives in our local community and support the well-being of our amazing team throughout this coronavirus crisis.”