Staff raise £1,900 for Macmillan


Posted on Wednesday 2 October 2013
Councillor Abdul Mohamed, Mayor of Southwark, with staff nurse Betty Davis

Councillor Abdul Mohamed, Mayor of Southwark, with staff nurse Betty Davis

Staff, patients and visitors across the Trust enjoyed cake-related fun as part of Macmillan’s ‘world’s biggest coffee morning’ last Friday (27 Sept).

Staff nurse Betty Davis, with Barbara Hallett and Christine Porter – both volunteers and retired staff, organised a cake and bric-a-brac stand in the Bird Corridor at St Thomas’.

They were joined by the Mayor of Southwark, Cllr Abdul Mohamed, and Sue Gooderhan from Macmillian, and raised more than £300.

This was the twentieth coffee morning for Macmillan that Betty has been involved with.

On the 9th Floor of North Wing (St Thomas’), Housekeeping Assistants baked cakes and ran a ‘guess the number of coffee beans’ sweepstake, to raise £148.

Margaret Hemans had already raised £911 in August with a sponsored walk, bringing the total raised for Macmillan by housekeeping team at St Thomas’ to more than £1,000 so far this year.

Midwives Anna Gaudion and Rebecca Balcombe ran a cake sale in maternity that raised more than £500.

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