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CCHFund Invites You To A Tea Party!

As you may have been aware, if you have been following our frantic social media activity, we plan to have a Tea Party tomorrow (Wednesday, 23rd November) to celebrate the 25th Anniversary the first patient treated at CCHUnit! 

We are having the celebration with friends old and new-staff, patients and supporters of the CCHF to mark the start of the first specialised chemotherapy unit in SMH. We will be remembering all the great work that still goes on there and thanking staff and donors from over the years. It will be a chance to meet old friends and for anyone new who might like to get involved in helping this great place!

This comes at a time of generous and exciting donations from various local businesses and fundraisers! We have had our local Tesco’s donate a sizeable £1,000 and the wonderful Alvin Printwhistle donated a frankly unbelievable £13,000. He did this alongside hosting a gala night which raised a further £4,000! You can read about both these events here and here.

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The Unit and The Tea Party

The unit has established the principles of excellence and caring which have continued in the service to this day. From the small beginning came the building of the stand alone Cancer Care and Haematology Unit which opened in 2001. This now provides the chemotherapy suite, outpatients and a range of other cancer support services.

As with the original suite, all of this comes funded by the generosity of local people and our team of fundraisers!

In order to celebrate the first treatment given in the original Chemotherapy Suite, the trustees of the CCHF and the staff within the CCHU are holding a tea party in the unit on November 23rd, 3-6pm.

All are welcome!

If you interested in coming along to our tea party please contact Dr. Ann Watson at or if you would like to donate or get involved with our fundraising activities go here!


Written by on 22.11.16

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