October 2013

Date: Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 14:15
A Salford man inspired to fundraise by the death of his friends’ premature baby is undertaking five marathons within six months to raise money for Saint Mary’s Hospital Charity, despite describing himself as “not a natural runner.” Mark Worrall is raising money for the Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Saint Mary’s in recognition of the care received by baby Luna Bliss Boon, the daughter of More...
Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 14:15
Manchester Royal Infirmary (MRI) Charity has received a donation of over £700,000 from the Help Ear and Allied Research (HEAR) Charity to help fund the creation of a new Auditory Implant Unit. Planned as part of the £2.3million relocation and expansion of the MRI’s Head and Neck Services, the Auditory Implant Unit will offer brand new clinic rooms and sound proof booths in a spacious and fresh More...
Date: Monday, October 21, 2013 - 14:15
A Timperley mum-of-two will undertake next spring’s Greater Manchester Marathon to raise money for the Newborn Intensive Care Unit at Saint Mary’s, the hospital which saved the life of her newborn son. Nick Cutler was born with an isolated gastroschisis, a congenital condition meaning he was born with his bowel growing outside his body. The condition, which affects in the region of one in 10,000 More...