Children in hospital get to scoot to operations on micro-scooters

Staff said the scooters are an ideal way for children to stay active,
particularly those who may remain on the wards for months.

Jackie Ambrose, a Play Specialist Leader at the hospital, said: “We’re
very thankful for the donation of these scooters. Surgery is a daunting
experience for anyone, especially so for children. These scooters will
provide a welcome distraction for children who are about to have an
operation.”

Young patients at King’s College Hospital will take delivery of a fleet of
scooters allowing them to scoot to the operating theatre so making the
prospect of surgery less daunting.

As well as the scooters, the children will be given ribbons and other
accessories for their new fleet as part of the national scheme organised by
Micro Scooters UK.

Article source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/9695660/Children-in-hospital-get-to-scoot-to-operations-on-micro-scooters.html

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