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Date: Friday, September 16, 2016 - 14:15
Cold Feet actor, John Thomson recently visited Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital to proudly launch the Charity’s new weekly lottery, along with some of the hospital’s patients. The Charity holds a special place in John’s heart, having been a supporter for many years.  John regularly gets involved with the hospital’s charitable projects and was thrilled to help launch this latest fundraising More...
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Date: Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 13:15
The family of 16-month-old Lily Gavin from Middleton have raised £3,000 to say thank you to the hospitals where she has been treated from birth.  It was at her 20 weeks scan when Lily’s mum, Leanne and dad, Anthony received the devastating news that her unborn baby girl had a complete heart block. Lily was delivered early at 34 weeks as doctors were worried she might not survive because she hadn’ More...
Date: Friday, July 22, 2016 - 10:30
The Children’s Oncology Outpatients Unit at Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital has been transformed into an inspiring Spaceship Academy, thanks to generous funding from donors including Thomas Cook Children’s Charity. The enhancement of the unit has turned the previously stark and clinical unit into a bright, stimulating and colourful environment, making it more child-friendly and welcoming for More...
Date: Monday, July 18, 2016 - 09:45
We recently held our Many Hands Campaign finale at The Midland Hotel, Manchester. The campaign, spearheaded for the fourth time by renowned businessman Theo Paphitis, has raised £46,000 from 21 participating companies since its launch in March, with money still coming in. Following an impressive pitch to the judges, the famed Dragons’ Den star announced executive head hunter Gary Chaplin as the More...
Date: Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 14:30
A patient whose life was saved by North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) and Manchester Royal Infirmary (MRI) has been inspired to fundraise to say “thank you”. In August last year, Linda McGowan from Denton became seriously ill and an ambulance was called for her. Soon after the ambulance crew arrived on the scene Linda suffered a cardiac arrest and the NWAS crew of Katherine Gore, Daniel Sharplin More...

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