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NHS staff walk 11-miles for Royal Preston Hospital dialysis funds

Posted on - 24th May, 2023 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Charities, Fulwood, Health, Preston News
Some of the staff out on the walking route Pic: Stephanie Lord

Staffs from across Royal Preston and Chorley Hospitals dialysis unit have raised funds for new televisions.

Dozens of staff put on their walking boots and walked from Chorley Hospital to Royal Preston Hospital on Saturday 20 May.

The 11-mile walk has raised £3,202 of their £5,000 target.

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The team out on the walk Pic: Stephanie Lord

Hannah Casey, who set up the fundraising page, said: “We want to raise money for new patient televisions to make treatment more relaxing.

“Dialysis patients attend treatment three times a week and for four hours at a time.

“New televisions would make time whilst on dialysis pass quicker.”

You can donate via the team’s Justgiving page.

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