Pupils from our Preparatory and Senior School impressed judges in a competition to design some artwork.
In total, thirteen paintings, sketches and collages were judged in the chapel at the hospital with three winning pieces chosen to feature on the walls of the new bereavement centre. The three winning pieces of artwork were created by students Senior School pupil, Yushi, and Preparatory School pupils Olivia, Priyaa and Sheba.
The new bereavement centre at Lincoln County Hospital – opened by the H.R.H The Duke of Gloucester on 6th July – is set to transform the care and support offered to grieving families.
The centre, based in the Swanpool Suite, will give a single point of contact for families, providing help and advice following bereavement away from the bustle of the hospital in new, purpose built surroundings. Staff will be on hand to ensure that practical arrangements are handled in a sensitive and timely manner and to make sure that information is available regarding ongoing support.
Ruth Birkinshaw, Bereavement Coordinator for United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust (ULHT) said:
“The new bereavement centre, based close to the main reception, will be a welcome addition to the hospital. It will provide a quiet and calm environment for people who have been bereaved.”
The pupils enjoyed working on their artwork and their efforts have made a huge difference to helping to make the centre a warm and welcoming place.