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Awyr Las, which means ‘Blue Sky’ in Welsh, is your local NHS Charity. Awyr Las helps ensure that people across North Wales benefit from better NHS services when they need them the most.
Your support puts smiles on faces and help provide better spaces! Thanks to fantastic people like you, Awyr Las can provide life-changing equipment and services for patients in hospitals and in communities across North Wales. From small things like comfortable chairs for patients in the Emergency Department and attending dialysis, to cutting-edge technology for the cancer, stroke and special care baby units - it all makes a big difference.
Thanks to your support, Awyr Las funds state-of-the-art equipment and new facilities; extra staff training and world class research; special projects and additional services; complementary therapies and extra patient comforts which are all over and above what NHS funding can provide.
Awyr Las has funded £25m of improvements to healthcare services in North Wales since 2010.
There are over 400 funds across hospitals and the community in North Wales, covering all areas of healthcare.
Last year, the average donation made to Awyr Las was £272.
4,626 people donated to Awyr Las last year.
Last year, £1.7 million was awarded in grants, going towards research, equipment and improvements to hospital environments.
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