The 2000s

What We Bought

Milton Keynes Hospital expanded further with the opening of the Treatment Centre in 2004.

The Friends of Milton Keynes Hospital & Community spent over £370,000 for patient care in over 40 areas within the hospital including:

Ward 5, Childrens Ward, which received over £16,000 for items ranging from art material, re-decoration to overnight chairs for use by parents. Other items for paediatrics also amounted to over £16,000.

Outpatients benefitted with patient care items such as seating in obstetrics as well as medical equipment to a value of over £14,000.

£414,724 rent was paid by MK Friends Shop to Milton Keynes Hospital

All Areas
  • Wheelchairs x 35
  • Computer Mouse Mats
  • Pedestal Fans
  • Age Concern Leaflets
  • = £20,500
A & E
  • RHEO Dopplex II
  • Rescusci Anne Simulator
  • Microsim Access Package
  • Wheelchairs x 10
  • Storage boxes for Reception
  • Scales
  • = £16,700
Ambulatory Care Unit
  • Nasal Scope
  • Doppler Machine
  • = £4,400
Anaesthetics
  • Epidural Pumps
  • BIS Monitor & SR Sensor
  • Critical Care Trolley
  • Fluid Warming Cabinets
  • = £22,600
Art in The Hospital
  • Childrens Art Project
  • Artwork Donation
  • = £650
Audiology
  • Parrot Speech Tester
  • = £1,500
Breast Clinic
  • Staffing Costs x 2 years
  • = £32,000
Cardiology CCU
  • Liveguard Hotter Recorder
  • TV
  • = £8,500
Chapel
  • Screens & fans
  • £2,600
ENT (Ear, nose & throat)
  • Rhinoplasty Extra for theatre
  • Digital SLR CAmera
  • TV & bracket for the waiting area
  • Suction Equipment
  • Baby Changing Unit
  • £13,750
Equipment Library
  • Probes
  • = £1,000
Haematology
  • Hyprep Processing mc
  • Sysmex PFA 100
  • Digital Microscope Camera
  • = £26,200
Histopathology
  • BX 51 Microscope
  • = £21,800
Hospital Radio
  • Donation for Equipment
  • = £5,000
Imaging
  • Elevating Chair
  • Volumetric Pumps x 2
  • Ultrasound Probe
  • Syringe Pump Diprifusor
  • Patient Transport Trolley x 2
  • = £21,700
Intensive Care Unit
  • Non-invasive Positive Pressure system
  • Clinic area equipment
  • £16,700
Labour Ward/Maternity
  • Dishwasher
  • Chairs
  • Bean bags & mats
  • £5,300
Macmillan Cancer Unit
  • Donation to unit
  • = £5,000
Orthodontics
  • S.A.M. II Articulator
  • Digital Camera
  • £5,000
Orthopaedics
  • Titanium Elastic Nailing
  • = £4,900
Outpatients
  • Quiet Room Furnishings
  • Toys & Play Area Table
  • Digital Camera
  • Seating in Obstetrics
  • Ante-Natal Blood Pressure Monitor
  • Ante-Natal Privacy Screens
  • Ante-Natal Curtain & Track
  • = £14,200
Paediatrics
  • Pulse Oximeter
  • Nasal CPAP Driver
  • Vital Signs Monitor
  • Recliner Chairs x 6
  • Folding Beds x 2
  • Pain Nebulisers
  • = £16,300
Pathology
  • Microwriter
  • Stat Spin Centrifuge
  • £9,200
Physiotherapy
  • Arjo Hoist
  • Platform
  • Treatment Plinths
  • = £6,800
Resuscitation Training
  • Portable Resuscitation bag
  • = £3,400
Sexual Health
  • Blithe Database Software
  • £18,500
Surgery
  • Omni-flex Vascular Retractor
  • Vital Signs Monitor
  • = £8,900
Theatres
  • Instrument Set (Phase 1)
  • Bowel Cancer Forceps (Phase 2)
  • £13,600
Transfer Lounge
  • Wheelchairs x 2
  • = £900
Urology
  • Flexible Ureterenoscope
  • = £10,500
Vascular Unit
  • IOMAX Hyperhidrosis m/c
  • = £950
Ward 5 (Childrens Ward)
  • Re-decoration
  • Play area, Art Material & Toy Cupboards
  • Televisions x 3
  • Reclining Chairs x 4
  • Overnight Chairs x 5
  • Vital Signs Monitor
  • = £16,200
Wards 9 & 10
  • Ice Cube Maker
  • Electric Crib
  • Breast Pump - midwifery
  • Curtains
  • DVD Player & DVDs
  • = £2,800
Ward 11
  • Televisions
  • = £1,200
Ward 14
  • Hoist & Sling
  • = £2,000
Ward 15
  • Televisions
  • Recliner Chairs
  • = £2,200
Ward 16
  • Vital Signs Monitor
  • Activity Centre
  • Sofa beds & Pictures
  • = £6,000
Ward 17
  • Slippers
  • Standing Hoist & Rota Stand
  • = £5,100
Ward 19
  • Standing Hoist & Rota Stand
  • Arjo Maxi-Move Hoist
  • £9,900
Patient Care in The Community
  • Ambulance Service (training books)
  • Campbell Centre (Videos & CDs)
  • Samaritan Fund (Donation)
  • Midwives in the Community (Scales)
  • = £2,000

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