Horton General Hospital and Brodey Cancer Centre
The Horton General Hospital serves around 180,000 people from Banbury and surrounding areas. This population has shown what regard it has for its local general hospital through the generosity toward the Horton General Fund and the Brodey Cancer Centre Extension Appeal.
The Horton General Charitable Fund helps to enhance the hospital environment, fund research and purchase equipment that makes a real difference to patients, as well as contributing to staff development and training - going above and beyond that which standard NHS budgets can achieve.
You can support an area within the Horton, such as the Maternity Ward or Brodey Cancer Centre, or the hospital as a whole through the Horton General Charitable Fund.
It is important to note that all money raised and donated to the Horton General Charitable Fund can only be used for the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.
Find out more about fundraising at the Horton General Hospital.
You can also make a donation online:
Do remember to tick the gift aid box if you are eligible, as that will increase your donation by 25 percent.
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The Brodey Cancer Centre
The Brodey Cancer Centre treats patients with cancer. The centre has three oncologists who hold regular weekly outpatient clinics and a palliative care team - a full time nurse and visiting consultant from Katharine House Hospice - is based in the department.
The Brodey Cancer Centre originally opened part time in August 1998, with one chemotherapy trained nurse and a breast care nurse.
It was the inspiration of, and partly funded by, the family of a local businessman, Ian Brodey, who had been treated for a haematological malignancy at the Horton General Hospital.
His family donated generously in his name, and the department has grown from strength to strength.
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14 year old Carla Salvatore from Banbury swam for eight hours in aid of the Critical Care Unit at the Horton General Hospital.
The sponsored swim in memory of Carla's grandmother, who passed away on the unit, raised over £1,100.
Maria Salvatore, Carla's mother, said: "Her nan would be over the moon and so proud and pleased with what she did. The CCU was so good, very helpful, friendly and positive and Carla was eager to give something back."
Yolanda Jacob, Fundraising Project Manager at the Horton said: "We are incredibly grateful for Carla's support, an eight hour swim is a real challenge and to raise such a large sum at Carla's age is admirable".
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