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Supporter Stories

If you’re looking for inspiration then look no further! We have been supported by incredible individuals in many different ways over the years.

Each supporter goes above and beyond to raise funds for areas within our hospitals that are close to their heart and have inspiring stories to share!

10 new reclining chairs make rest possible during chemotherapy

The Jigsaw Unit at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital now has 10 new reclining chairs to help make patients a little more comfortable during their chemotherapy treatment.

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Previous NHS Nurse walked her way towards recovery and beyond

75-year old Perla Gabuya from Bournemouth was a Mental Health Nurse in the…

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Michael’s story

In May 2022, 76-year-old Michael Marsh was diagnosed with prostate and bladder cancer and treated at the urology department based at Bournemouth Hospital. Michael is...

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Letter from James Keith

Hello there, My name is James Keith and I’d like to ask you to support University Hospitals Dorset NHS Charity’s Light Up Our Tree campaign...

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Penny Jarvis completes the Chicago Marathon

Penny Jarvis worked for Poole Hospital for over 40 years and retired in November 2021. Penny has fundraised for the hospital for many years, starting...

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Michelle Whitehurst completed Comrades 2022 in South Africa

Staff Fundraisers Spotlight   Michelle Whitehurst completed Comrades 2022 in South Africa Michelle Whitehurst and Phil completed Comrades in South Africa with 10 minutes to go...

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Carole’s Story

Losing both her parents to cancer inspired Carole Loader to start taking on epic challenges to raise money that would make a difference to...

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Colin’s Story

Following a stroke in April 2021, Colin Phillimore decided to raise funds to support our Walkerbot fundraising appeal. The new state of the art robotics...

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Gerry and Pauline’s story – The Alan Miller Trust

In 2018, following the sad loss of their friend Alan Miller, Gerry and Pauline Smith approached us with a desire to support an upcoming project....

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