A display of 20 empty shoes will be helping to stress the importance for diabetics to have daily foot checks as part of a new campaign being launched by The Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
Students were given an x-cellent introduction into the world of Radiography by experts at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital to celebrate World Radiography Day.
The memory of a man who volunteered for local football organisations for more than 40 years, has been honoured with a donation to the medical teams who cared for him.
Stuart Howard took on the challenge of cycling from Land’s End to John O’Groats, in 12 days to raise money for The Queen Elizabeth Hospital’s Cancer Care and Treatment Centre.
The 970 mile journey took him along the West Coast, crossing locations such as Loch Ness and the Lake District before arriving at John O’Groats.
The ride which began on the 29th August had a wide range of challenges. He climbed around 50,000 feet during his journey, in ranging weather conditions with the multiple days of riding proving to be a challenge.
The cyclists covered between 80 and 90 miles a day but the penultimate day really tested them, covering 106 miles in the pouring rain.
Stuart had raised money for Macmillan before but this time he wanted to ensure it went to The Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
Stuart said: “I’m really pleased with how much I have been able to raise, for the local centre to help local people. The first few days were difficult because there was a lot of climbing but it was all worth it. I’m very grateful for the support from all colleagues, friends and family. It has been amazing.”
Dawn Slack, Lead Cancer Nurse said: “I would like to personally thank Stuart for the hard work and the challenge he attempted to raise this money for us. We are trying to develop some additional resources for post treatment patients so this money will go a long way towards this goal.”
Pictured left to right: Dawn Slack, Stuart Howard
Expectant mothers will now be able to manage their own after birth pain relief under new changes at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital’s maternity department.
Birth for some expectant mothers can be a daunting experience but midwives at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital are hoping to change that with a new course.
A ‘Wheely Big Appeal’ has been launched to buy 30 new indoor wheelchairs for The Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
A team of hairdressers have proved they are a cut above the rest by raising more than £400 for young patients at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
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“A community effort” from staff and friends of a Downham Market garden centre has helped to raise nearly £10,000 to support cancer patients at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital.