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Right Arrow Couple raise cash for specialist neonatal cot
04 November 2016 at 10:33
Fundraisers presented a specialist cot to the Neonatal Unit at Ormskirk and District General Hospital.

Gareth Lee and Katie Jennings raised the cash through the 4 Louis charity which supports bereaved families.

The couple was spurred to raise the cash after losing their twins Rory and Oliver at 21 weeks.

The “cuddle cot” has a special cold mattress which allows babies to stay with their families for a few days following their death.

Angie Cullen, Bereavement Midwife, said: “We’re very grateful to Gareth and Katie who understand how valuable the use of a cuddle cot can be at such a sad time, and to the 4 Louis charity for continuing to provide us with equipment.”

Picture shows Angie Cullen, Bereavement Midwife; Karen Wareing, Neonatal Unit Manager; Katie Jennings and Gareth Lee; and David McGurrell from 4 Louis.

Issued by Tony Ellis, Marketing and Communications Manager
Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust

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Notes for editors

1. Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust manages Southport and Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk and District General Hospital, and is responsible for many community healthcare services for adults in Southport, Formby and West Lancashire. We also provide sexual health services across the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton. The North West Regional Spinal Injuries is hosted by the Trust from Southport hospital.