A gala dinner and raffle has raised more than £75,000 for South Cleveland Heart Fund’s Cardiac MR Appeal. The Loving Hearts Raffle and Gala Dinner was organised by Middlesbrough Erimus Rotary Club in aid of the South Cleveland Heart Fund (SCHF) in order to raise money to upgrade the two MRI scanners at The James Cook University Hospital.
Three walkers really stepped up to the mark for the Friarage Hospital’s MRI scanner appeal. The intrepid trio – Judith Masterman from the appeals team, Glen Rock, Friarage hospital PA and husband Chris – completed the gruelling Lyke Wake Walk in an impressive 21 hours braving testing conditions and showing incredible spirit.
A doctor who volunteered to treat victims in Nepal has told how he ended up running for his life when he got caught near the epicentre of a second earthquake. Dr Muhammad Shafiq was treating patients in a remote mountain village when he found himself jumping out of a building seconds before it collapsed.
Eye outpatients staff have launched an ambitious fundraising drive to bring the very latest leading-edge technology to The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough. The Retinal Development Appeal aims to raise £175,000 to buy additional state-of-the-art equipment to enhance patient care. Top of the wishlist is an Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) scanner.