New hospital beds and electronic pressure relieving mattresses
FUNDED - £14,000 for 4 sets
We periodically need to replace older beds and specialised, pressure-relieving mattresses, as older equipment wears out. Historically, Mildmay has hired mattresses and beds and has paid separately for regular infection control, deep cleaning and sterilisation.
Thanks to the discounts we have been able to negotiate with our suppliers, purchasing new hospital beds and specialist mattresses is now more economical than annual hire and maintenance costs.
We will continue to periodically replace older beds and pressure-relieving mattresses as these items wear out, so this is an ongoing expense for the charity.
The Hospital Equipment Fund helps us to accumulate income for when we need to do so.