December 2011
Christmas-cheer-included-teddies-and-hot-cuddly-bags1Christmas cheer included teddies and hot cuddly bags

Being in hospital at Christmas can be very difficult for patients of all ages and UCLH Charity likes to provide each patient with a small gift.

Christmas-cheer-included-teddies-and-hot-cuddly-bags2This year they included a cute teddy bear and London bus for each of the younger children. Older children got a USB wristband, and they - and the adults - were also given a wheat bag, a cuddly bag of wheat grains that can be heated in a microwave and used like a hot water bottle. This went down particularly well with Critical Care patient Susan O’Duffy, who wrote to thank us for the “heat sausage!”