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Charitable trust boost for cataract patients

Our Eye See appeal received a significant boost this week when Roger and Jean Jefcoate visited the ophthalmology department to donate £7,000 from their family charitable trust. Dr Larry Benjamin, consultant ophthalmologist at Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, said:  “The very generous donation from The Roger and Jean Jefcoate Trust will be used for equipment to […]

Kop Hill’s Cardiology Boost for Bucks

Our small project for pocket-sized cardiology scanners received a significant boost this week when £6,000 was received from the Kop Hill Climb.  This will fund one of the scanners at Stoke Mandeville hospital. Beverley Trevitt said: “The work of Scannappeal is vital and Kop Hill is very committed to supporting heath and well- being across […]

New Year – New Challenge for Scannappeal

If your New Year resolution is to achieve a thrilling challenge then our Scannappeal Skydive could be just what you’re looking for! It takes place on Sunday 9 July at Brackley Airfield (15 miles North of Oxford) where you will complete training and complete a exhilarating 10,000 feet freefall tandem parachute jump with a qualified […]

Supporter Visit to Amersham Hospital

Over £17,000 has been donated by 14 local organisations for our Speech and Language Therapy project to provide specialist equipment for patients with difficulty swallowing or impaired speech following a stroke or with Parkinson’s disease, cancer of the throat, muscular dystrophy or head injuries. Representatives visited Amersham Hospital this week to see demonstrations of a […]

Parveens Annual Cancer Event’s Sponsored Walk & Picnic

    Diagnosed with cancer in 2001, Parveen Sheikh founded P.A.C.E to raise funds for cancer patients.  She wanted her efforts to be spread from where she called home to where she knew there was a great need for medical advancement.  She chose two charities to support, Scannappeal and Imran Khan Hospital in Pakistan.  Since […]

£££’s soar for Scanna Skydive!

A huge WELL-DONE to all Eight of our brave Scannappeal team who took to the skies to jump out of a plane from 13,000 feet at Brackley Airfield in Hinton on Saturday 16 July. Our very own Hilary Colgan along with Sam Evans & Sarah Hicks (Amersham Audiology) Sandra Easden (PA to Breast Consultant Giles […]

Getting Quizzical for Cancer Fighting Fund

Wycombe Independent Fundraisers held a quiz for Scannappeal recently raising over £600.  A team of six helpers, led by Mary Walter and Gloria Allen, made a fabulous selection of dishes for the ‘quizzers’ who packed Marlow Football Club.  Quizmaster Bill Reid was in charge of the microphone and questions, with the winning team keeping it […]

Top Chef announced as Patron for Scannappeal

Acclaimed celebrity chef, Tom Kerridge, from the two Michelin Star ‘Hand and Flowers’, Marlow, was been announced as a Patron of Scannappeal following a recent occasion where he cooked up the cash at his inaugural event in aid of Scannappeal. Kerridge delighted 34 guests at a private dinner hosted by Scannappeal Chairman, William Baxter CBE, […]

Swinging Success for Scannappeal

It may have been gloomy outside but inside our summer marquee there was a real party atmosphere at this year’s Summertime Swing. Our 250 guests enjoyed their own delicious picnics before listening and dancing to the sound of the Bucks, Berks & Oxon Big Band! We raised a fantastic £2400 for The Sound Appeal, raising […]

Bourne End restaurant & community groups support Scannappeal

On Monday 25 April, Kong’s Chinese restaurant in Bourne End held it’s 9th annual complimentary lunch for seniors, carers and volunteers.  Over 70 local representatives from Bourne End groups enjoyed the hospitality and oriental cuisine including the Day Centre, Alfred Court, Orchard House, the Community Centre, local good cause organisations  and the Wye Valley Volunteers. […]