Project information

Oncology Cubicles in Childrens Ward

Furbishment of new Oncology Treatment Cubicles in Children's Ward at Frimley Park Hospital, Surrey. This will provide 'luxury' items for the children and their families to try and and improve their hospital stay at this very distressing and emotional time during chemotherapy treatments.

July 2016 - July 2017

Charity information: KatCanDo

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  • Need

    Need

    Whilst undergoing chemotherapy the children have to spend long times on their own, or sometimes with a parent, in isolation units at a very distressing time during their treatments.

    Solution

    By providing various 'luxury' items, such as electronic games, televisions etc. it will help reduce the stress levels in the children and patients during these periods of isolation, contributing to a more successful outcome.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    To improve the experience of children suffering from cancer whilst undergoing chemotherapy.

    Activities

    » Stalls at Summer fairs
    » Bridge Drive
    » Public Collections
    » Proms Concert

    Through feedback from parents and nursing staff.


  • Impact

    Impact

    To minimise the overall stress of children suffering from cancer during treatment and to assist their parents in coping at this distressing time in their lives. This will be confirmed through feedback from patients, parents and hospital staff.

    Risk

    Lack of funds raised at various events. This will be minmised by using our reserves held in the bank.

    Reporting

    Through our web site and electronic news sent by email.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £100

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      Amount Heading Description
      £100 Expenses Fees paid to hold various events
  • Background

    Location

    Children's Ward at Frimnley Park Hospital, Surrey

    Beneficiaries

    Children suffering from cancer

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    We are local to the area and the amount to be raised is inline with our capabilities. We are familiar with hospital.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    Kendra Cardy / Trustee

    Fund raiser and organiser

    Alan Mowat / Trustee

    Fund raiser and organiser

    Ross Davison / Volunteer

    Fund raiser

    Dawn Felgate / Volunteer

    Fund raiser (corporate)