An article was published in the Evening Times (on 10th March) featuring Hilary, one of the midwives who gets equipment for the women she works with from us. Here is an extract from the article:
“Hilary is part of NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde’s SNIPs team (Special Needs in Pregnancy) which works with some of the city’s most vulnerable pregnant women including young teenagers and the homeless. She recently became one of only 20 community nurses selected to be part of the first group of Queen’s Nurses in almost 50 years – a marker of excellence in the industry.
Hilary’s Mini Cooper is normally crammed full of prams, toys and cots as she helps source women equipment through the Cardinal Winning Pro-Life Initiative.
She said: “The women get a cot, a steriliser and and baby bedding and that’s it. So when these women have their babies – they get £35 a week in support – you can’t buy anything with that.
“So usually from the Cardinal Winning charity, I can get these women everything they need.
“They are amazing. There are lots of charities in Glasgow which help.”