Supermarket Brett to take bite out of Big Apple

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A supermarket worker is swapping trolleys for trainers as he prepares to run the New York City Half Marathon for a hospital charity.

Brett Cooper is travelling the 3,500 miles to the Big Apple in March to compete in the race in aid of the Chemotherapy Unit at County Hospital.  

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Cancer Survivor's Yoga Marathon


A cancer survivor is embarking on a special fundraising challenge to thank the UHNM staff who saved her life. 

Laura Dawson will be holding a fundraising 12-hour yoga challenge in March to mark her 12 sessions of chemotherapy.


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Fundraising Consultants Complete Ben Nevis Climb

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Three Royal Stoke University Hospital consultants have successfully tackled the UK’s highest mountain to raise funds to help improve patient experience at University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust (UHNM).

Dr Sanjeev Nayak, Consultant Interventional Neuroradiologist, Dr Nageswar Bandla, Consultant in Critical Care and Anaesthetics and Mr Sandeep Konduru, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon climbed the 2,500 feet up Ben Nevis in Scotland to raise funds for UHNM Charity.

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Support Group Make Equipment Donation

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The patient experience offered by our speech and language therapists has been further improved thanks to long-term supporters Head Cases. 

The North Staffordshire-based head and neck cancer support group have donated £4,500 enabling us to purchase an Iowa Oral Performance Instrument (IOPI) which will be used to measure tongue strength and assist in speech and swallowing therapy following surgery.

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