Gamma Scanner Appeal
£550,000 Appeal for Gamma Scanner - launched April 2018
Sherwood Forest Hospitals Charity are appealing to local people to help raise £550,000 as part of a campaign to bring a new high-tech scanner to King’s Mill Hospital to speed up the diagnosis of diseases like cancer.
The money raised through the campaign will be used to buy a new gamma scanner with CT scanning technology for the nuclear medicine department at the hospital, enabling more than 2,000 patients each year to have advanced scans and revolutionise how they are diagnosed and treated.
It is hoped that the new scanner will be in place and helping to diagnose patients by summer 2019.
Opas House at Sutton in Ashfield held a charity event in June raising £351.78 for the Gamma Scanner Appeal.
The Holiday Inn in South Normanton have nominated the Gamma Scanner Appeal as their chosen charity for the year and donated a magnificent £6000.
Brian Hall kindly donated £400 in lieu of flowers and in loving memory of his wife Sheila. Sheila was a director of Slimming World, who donated an amazing £10,000 in her memory.
A Superhero Day was held in the Finance Department of King's Mill Hospital. A cake sale, raffle and book sale raised a fantastic £493.73 for the Gamma Scanner Appeal.
Mr & Mrs Dempster held a garden party at their home with a hog roast to celebrate his birthday. They received donations in lieu of gifts and raised £800 for the Gamma Scanner Appeal.
March 2019 - £275,000 milestone reached!
Donations from the Collection boxes which are located throughout King's Mill Hospital have raised a fantastic £7,761.61.
Janet Jackson of the Radiology Dept organised an Art Auction & Music Evening at the John Fretwell Centre raising a fantastic £3,287.87 to date in support of the Gamma Scanner Appeal.
The Reverend John Yarrien, Sheila Davidson a library service volunteer at King's Mill Hospital and other members of the Bethel Methodist Church were presented with a certificate to thank them for donating £1000 which was raised at their Christmas Tree Festival
February 2019 - £250,000 milestone reached
Daffodil Café volunteers at King's Mill Hospital donated a further £35,000 to the Gamma Scanner Appeal bringing the total raised to a fantastic £250,000.
The Fundraising Volunteers at King's Mill Hospital donated a further £10,000 to the Gamma Scanner Appeal.
Mansfield Senior Reds Walking Football Club held a Tom Jones Tribute Night raising a fantastic £505 in support of the Gamma Scanner Appeal.
The Rotary Club of Sutton in Ashfield kindly donated £1,000 in support of the Gamma Scanner Appeal.
The Skanska Team at King's Mill Hospital held a raffle raising a fantastic £418.20 in support of the Gamma Scanner Appeal.
Tibshelf & Newton Angling Club have held various fishing events and raised a fantastic £390 in support of the Gamma Scanner Appeal.
Lauren Troman-Green of the Wedding HQ organised a Bridal Ball raising an amazing £2,121.00 for the Gamma Scanner Appeal.
Refreshments sold throughout the season at the Polly Bowls Club made a fantastic £450 which has been kindly donated to the Gamma Scanner Appeal.
The congregations at Huthwaite Methodist Church have collected £1,075 which they kindly donated to the Gamma Scanner Appeal.
Lloyd Scott held 3 x 1 hour spinning sessions at his gym the Fitness Box and raised £975 for the Gamma Scanner Appeal.
Craig Short completed the Robin Half Marathon and raised £174.43 for the Gamma Scanner Appeal
The Clinical Audit Team at King's Mill Hospital held a tombola in the King’s Treatment Centre raising a fantastic £224.90 in support of the Gamma Scanner Appeal.
Mark Jones and his fellow members of Park Hall Tavern Fishing Club held a raffle raising a fantastic £442 for the Gamma Scanner Appeal.
A generous £25,000 donation has been made to the gamma scanner appeal from our Daffodil Café volunteers. This donation has taken our fundraising appeal total to an amazing £200,000. Thank you to our wonderful volunteers, staff, patients and the members of our local community for your continued support.
The King's Mill Volunteers donated £10,000 from money they have raised to the Gamma Appeal.
Ed Summ bravely decided to grow his rather impressive moustache and then hold a sponsored “shave off”. Director of Corporate Services, Shirley Higginbotham kindly offered to shave the moustache off.
Former patient Lorraine Trussell held a cake and gift sale at King's Mill Hospital to raise funds for the Gamma Appeal.
Buckles & Belts Line Dancing Co held a demonstration in the main entrance of King's Mill Hospital. The group donated a fantastic £577 and raised a further £115.44 from collection buckets on the day.
Staff from the Histopathology Department held a 'Bake Off' event and raised £60 for the Gamma Scanner Appeal.
The Daffodil Café Volunteers from King's Mill Hospital donated a further £20,000 to the Gamma Scanner Appeal. The money is raised through sales from the Cafe in the Main Entrance.
Pauline Huckerby & friends organised a fashion show at the John Fretwell Centre in September raising £2,176.86 for the Gamma Scanner Appeal.
Janet Otter and a team of volunteers held a 2 day book sale in support of the Gamma Scanner Appeal. They raised £285
Theresa Libecans held a coffee morning at her home in support of the Gamma Scanner Appeal. Her and her sister raised £400.10.
Stan & Jean Hall donated £400 to the Gamma Scanner Appeal in lieu of gifts for their Golden Wedding Anniversary.
The Ravenshead 55 Plus Club have kindly donated £400 to the Gamma Scanner Appeal.
Rob Bradley, Superintendant Radiographer in Nuclear Medicine completed the Outlaw Triathlon in July and donated £180 to the Gamma Appeal.
The Triangle Social Group from Mansfield Woodhouse kindly donated £500 to the Gamma Scanner Appeal.
A huge thank you to Sally Palmer who took part in the 20k Round Sheffield Trail Race raising a fantastic £200 for the Gamma Scanner Appeal.
The Ward Trolley volunteers at King's Mill Hospital generously donated £5,000 to the Gamma Scanner Appeal.
Volunteer fundraisers at KMH donated a further £15,000 to the Gamma Scanner Appeal.The funds were raised sellings goods from the popular fundraising stall situated in the main entrance
Staff from our Pathology Department held a fundraising stall and donated a fantastic £238.70 in support of the Gamma Scanner Appeal.
The staff in the pharmacy department held a bake off over several weeks raising a fantastic £342.86 for the Gamma Scanner Appeal
On the day of the NHS70 celebrations, a sponsored walk took place from Newark Hospital to King's Mill. The walk, organised by Trust Governor Keith Wallace, covered 27.5 miles and all money raised was donated to the Gamma Appeal.
As part of the NHS 70th Birthday celebrations our volunteers held a tombola raising £578 for the Gamma Scanner Appeal.
The King’s Mill Hospital volunteers kindly donated £50,000 to the Gamma Appeal during the Annual General Meeting held on 7th June. Members of staff from the radiology department attended to receive the donation and thank the volunteers personally for their support of the appeal.
£1000 donation from King's Mill Hospital Volunteer sees appeal reach £30,000
Wayfinder volunteer Rita Stevens kindly donated £1000 (plus £250 gift aid) for the Gamma Scanner Appeal. The donation was given to support the appeal and also in recognition of the excellent patient care she has received recently. The donation saw the total raised so far for the appeal reach £30,000.
A big thank you to the Patient Participation Group at Bull Farm Surgery, Mansfield who kindly donated £150 from their Christmas Raffle to the Gamma Scanner Appeal.
The volunteer fundraising team held a cake sale to support the Gamma Scanner Appeal. The sale raised £169.00. Pictured are Volunteers Brenda, Ruth and Carol.