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Community Matters to John Lewis

Staff and customers at John Lewis in High Wycombe kindly supported Scannappeal through the Community Matters scheme earlier this year.  Susie Weisz, a Trustee of Scannappeal, was presented with a cheque for £1,131 by Dawn Stokoe , Community Liaison Coordinator at the John Lewis store.  In addition the company donated gift vouchers and a Kindle […]

Summertime Swing!

MANY thanks for all the hard work and effort put in by ALL the volunteers involved in our new Summertime Swing event at Shardeloes Old Amersham on Sunday 21 June. In particular, Hilary’s ‘set up’ party who arrived to find very little venue left, thanks to an event the previous evening. What was left, was covered […]

Climbing dizzy heights for Scannappeal!

 William Baxter (Scannappeal Chairman) & wife Fiona, teamed up with  Scannappeal Trustee Andrew Harman and his wife Kate in a new fundraising  challenge. The intrepid four climbed a snowy Ben Nevis, cycled 25 miles and rowed 3K  across a Loch in Canadian canoes in challenging conditions in less than 12  hours!   Between them, they […]

New Piece of Equipment for Audiology

Scannappeal has funded another  much needed piece of equipment, this time for Audiology. The Maico OAE Screener is designed to measure the function of the outer hair cells of the inner ear as well as monitoring the function of the outer and middle ear. It is fast and portable with the ability to test newborn […]

Running the Bupa 10,000 for Scannappeal

A huge well done and thank you to David Yeung who has raised a wonderful £287.50 after completing the BUPA 10,000  in May.   David (in the blue shirt on the right) has asked that his fundraising go to the Cancer Fighting Fund.   If you would like to take on a running/walking/cycling or any […]

New Portable Machinery for Anaesthetics Department

As part of our Small Projects Programme, we are pleased to have funded a Portable  Anaesthetics Ultrasound Machine . Dr Carl Morris, Consultant Anaesthetist, said, ‘It’s already been put to plenty of use.  I was at Stoke Mandeville once, and on that day it got used for about 6 patients, two of whom probably couldn’t have […]

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust ranked as one of the UK’s top hospitals

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust has been ranked as one of the UK’s top hospitals for the very first time. The accolade is awarded on safety, clinical effectiveness, health outcomes, efficiency, patient experience and quality of care by health intelligence specialists CHKS. The award recognising some of the best performing CHKS client trusts across the UK, […]

Private Tour of Penn House

Some of Scannappeal’s longstanding supporters were entertained at Penn House last week at a private event hosted by Earl and Countess Howe.  Guests were able to look around the private house which has been the seat of the Penn and Curzon families, having been passed down in a direct line for over 750 years, and […]

Freemasons Support Buckinghamshire Babies

Members of the Buckinghamshire Freemasons visited Stoke Mandeville Hospital recently to see the equipment they funded through Scannappeal for the Paediatrics Orthopaedics department.    Their donation of £21,300 has funded a specialist portable ultrasound to diagnose and treat babies with Developmental Dysplasia of Hips (DDH).  This will substantially improve the service by extending the number of […]

Super Seven Support Scannappeal in London Marathon!

The Scannappeal team would like to thank all seven runners supporting us in their first ever Virgin London Marathon. Brothers Ben and Robbie Bilsland finished seconds apart in just over 4:02 hours. Darren Owen in 4:10hrs, Darren Hill 4:12 hrs, Alex Hayward in 4:29hrs, Manjit Moore in 5:15hrs and Neil Hillier in 5:43hrs.  A special […]