Addenbrooke's Charitable Trust
The William Brown Trust opens refurbished Radiotherapy quiet room
Sunday, April 30, 2017

The William Brown Trust opens refurbished Radiotherapy quiet room

Thanks to the William Brown Trust for donating £10,000 to fund the refurbishment of a Radiotherapy quiet room. This is a room within the Radiotherapy department that will be used by patients and families who need time away from the hustle and bustle of the hospital which is so important.

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Community support for Addenbrooke’s is celebrated
Friday, April 28, 2017

Community support for Addenbrooke’s is celebrated

Over thirty fundraisers from across the region came together to join Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust (ACT) in celebrating their success at raising over £39,000 for Addenbrooke’s and the Rosie hospitals in the first three months of 2017.

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Mother's marathon effort for Addenbrooke's
Sunday, April 23, 2017

Mother's marathon effort for Addenbrooke's

A mum from Ely competed the 26.2 miles in 6 hours 50 minutes raising over £2,000 for Addenbrooke's which saved her twin boy's lives; Dominic and Toby who were born by emergency C-section at the Rosie Hospital and spent weeks in the neonatal intensive care unit. However tt was back to school the following day for stiff Megan who shrugged off her achievement as nothing "a nice bath and foam rolling couldn't help".  

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In loving memory of Malcolm Levitt (1954- 2016)
Sunday, April 16, 2017

In loving memory of Malcolm Levitt (1954- 2016)

Susan Levitt held a raffle and raised £650 at a family Christmas party in memory of her husband and father of two to say thank you to Dr Colin Watts and his team who cared for Malcolm when he was diagnosed with a  grade 4 Glioblastoma Multiforme brain tumour.  Dr Watts is currently working on a research project to easily identify tumorous material from normal brain tissue when in surgery so it is clear to see if it has all been removed. "A dearly loved husband, dad and granddad- never forgotten. We miss him so very much but we try to carry on day to day like he would have wanted us to".

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Father who donated his kidney to his son, raises £5,000 for ACT
Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Father who donated his kidney to his son, raises £5,000 for ACT

In aid of the kidney transplant unit

In 1999 Stewart South bravely donated a kidney to his son Joel. Later Stewart second son Oliver discovered he also suffered kidney failure and received a kidney from an anonymous donor in 2002. Both these transplant operations took place in the Kidney Transplant Unit at Addenbrooke's Hospital. From then on Stewart set out to raise awareness and fundraise for ACT raising £5,000 to date through taking on a number of marathons and fun runs. Stewart continues his new found love for running as he recently completed his latest challenge the Norwich Half Marathon.

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