Issue 54 October 2016

Chairman’s Comments

Dear Supporter A vision made reality because of your support for the Positron (PET-CT) Scanner Appeal On the 14th October 2009 I received from Dr Richard Graham, a consultant radiologist at the RUH an email which set out the benefits of having a fixed site Positron (PET-CT) scanner at the RUH and which concluded with the words “We were wondering if the Bath Cancer Unit Support Group would be...

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Mary Berry unveils Positron Scanner – Supportline 54

Celebrity cookery writer and television presenter Mary Berry unveiled the first fixed site Positron scanner to be installed in the South West at Bath’s Royal United Hospital on the 13th June 2016. The £1.2 million which the scanner cost was raised by supporters of the Bath Cancer Unit Support Group and its Trowbridge branch over a period of five years. As a result of this fundraising The RUH...

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Thank you letter from James Scott Chief Executive RUH

    Directors’ Office Wolfson Centre Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust Combe Park Bath BA1 3NG Tel: 01225 824032 20th June 2016 John Carter Chairman and Hon Chief Executive Bath Cancer Unit Support Group 17 Clan House Sydney Road Bath BA2 6NS Dear John I just wanted to write and let you know that we saw our first two patients on the PET CT scanner on Friday. Everything...

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Trowbridge Report – Supportline 54

A year since I last reported on the fundraising activities of Trowbridge Group so a lot to fit in. Firstly, it is with great sadness I have to report the death of our very dear friend and Trowbridge Committee member Reg Jefferies. Reg was a long time supporter of BCUSG serving as a Trustee of BCUSG for a number of years as well as a valued member of Trowbridge Committee and forged strong links...

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Winners of Design a Christmas Card 2015

In October 2015, with the help of The Shires Shopping Centre, the Trowbridge Fundraising branch launched a “design a Christmas Card” competition for school aged children in the Trowbridge and Westbury areas. We received over 220 entries across the 3 age categories, but after much deliberation, Sarah Moore (Manager of The Shires), Tino Polledri and Ian Grant both members of the Trowbridge...

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Please run the Bath Half 2017 for BCUSG

As an official race charity secured places are available for the Vitality Bath Half 2017 in support of this charity’s additional equipment appeal for the Positron Scanner. If you would like to run please complete either an application form or if you already have obtained a place a notification form. Both forms can be down loaded...

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