There will be less jabs for child patients at Hawke's Bay Hospital thanks to the fundraising efforts of local high school students.
Woodford House junior students fundraised at school socials and by selling food to raise $2424.53 for medical equipment for the children's ward at Hawke's Bay Hospital.
The funds will go towards a transilluminator vein finder which makes it easier to see childrens' veins and so spares them unnecessary jabs, and a UV light that will spot skin conditions more easily.
Associate Clinical Nurse manager Meda Credland said it was a wonderful gift, especially as children were raising money to help other children.
"Woodford House girls, with the help of teacher Belinda Averill, have made a donation to the hospital for a number of years," she said.
"It's a great help and we really appreciate every effort they make."