bed push

bed push

- A fundraising event, sometimes run by hospitals, in which a wheeled bed is pushed through the streets to raise awareness of the campaign.
See also related terms for streets.
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The Carey Ward at Princess Elizabeth Hospital have organised a fund raising bed push for Saturday 10th August.
Last May 2018 they held the firstever Cardiff Bay Bed Push Challenge to celebrate the NHS at 70, with more than 300 staff, patients and members of the public taking part in the 5k and 10k races.
From left, Katie Meehan, Cara Felton, Charlotte Hulme and Sarah Charlesworth in 1990 169495662 St Francis' Church Brownies at Fixby collected used current issue, old and foreign stamps to hand over to the Examiner Stop Press appeal to help Kirkwood Hospice raise funds in 1990 169495551 Staffat the Huddersfield branch of the Skipton Building Society in Ramsden Street donned victorian costumes to raise cash for the hospice in 1993 169495592 This Thomas The Tank engine bed raised money for both Kirkwood Hospice and the special care baby unit at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary at Shepley Bed Push in 1988.
NEARLY 300 people descended on Cardiff Bay Barrage last weekend to take part in a "bed push" to mark the 70th birthday of the NHS.
The 70th anniversary of the NHS is to be celebrated in Cardiff on Sunday, May 20 by a hospital bed push and a 5k and 10k fun run around Cardiff Bay's most iconic landmarks.
The current interns are doing a sponsored bed push on the 16th of March to raise money for polo shirts to kit out the 2018 intake.
Also pictured are a hardy dozen souls who took part in a fancy dress bed push from Loftus to Brotton in November 1986 to raise money for the North Yorkshire and Cleveland branch of the Motor Neurone Disease Association.
While the county went crazy for the like of Sir Bradley Wiggins and Mark Cavendish as the Tour of Britain passed through, a charity bed push was also taking place at one of the event's stage finish points.
A Bed Push protest against the closure of Jarrow Walk-In Centre Tim McGuinness
A SO-CALLED charity bed push organised by loyalist Willie Frazer has been banned from passing a parades flashpoint.
An eight mile bed push got underway from the Black Horse pub in Rhostyllen to raise vital money for Wrexham's Nightingale House Hospice.
THE plight of people with learning disabilities and their carers was highlighted by a sponsored bed push through Coventry city centre.