Support for Forever Friends Appeal
Staff at Touchstone’s Bath office have agreed to continue their support of Bath’s Royal United Hospital’s Forever Friends Appeal in 2012 through sponsoring and taking part in the Walk of Life being organised on 26 May next year which will raise money for the Cancer Care Campaign at RUH.
Most people are familiar with the different ways doctors can produce images of the body: X-Rays, Ultrasounds, CT Scans, MRI Scans. A Gamma Camera is another, less well known way of producing pictures to help diagnosis and treatment.
Cancer affects one in three people in the UK, and the catchment area of the RUH is no exception. Early treatment is essential in combating the disease and a primary use of a Gamma Camera is to diagnose some of the myriad types of cancer that can affect us. It can also be used in the detection of heart disease, bone pain and neurological disorders.
The Forever Friends Appeal aims to raise £650,000 to purchase this latest technology which combines a traditional Gamma Camera and a CT Scanner, thereby providing very detailed images.
These images will both identify even the earliest abnormality and accurately pinpoint its location for subsequent radiotherapy treatment. A Gamma-CT Scanner also improves the patient experience as they no longer need to go through two separate, scans.
Details of the walk can be found here:
Prime office rents bounce back to pre-recession levels
Thames Valley, Manchester, Edinburgh and Cardiff surpass 2008 levels, with City and West End not...
Great Portland Estates kicks off mega £1.2bn asset sale
London REIT is set to bring £400m of property to market over the next 12 months in first phase of...
Three new retail outlets for Covent Garden Freemasons
Fraternal society secures new shops to attract trendy tenants to its Great Queen Street empire.
Morrisons sheds £80m site
Struggling grocer sells second distribution centre as its sale-and-leaseback plan gathers pace.
Lend Lease docks in Deptford
Lend Lease is poised to buy Wharves site for £300m regeneration scheme in up-and-coming London...
Tchenguiz wins SFO arrest review
Vincent Tchenguiz has been granted an order for a team of independent legal experts to review the...
O’Flynn launches legal challenge against Blackstone’s €1.8bn Project Tower bid
One of Ireland’s biggest developers Michael O’Flynn has taken US private equity giant...
Tchenguiz wins £1.5m payout from SFO
Robert Tchenguiz has won a £1.5m settlement from the Serious Fraud Office following the collapse...