In January this year, BrisDoc's Lead Nurse at Charlotte Keel, Liz Turner, donated her kidney to help her nephew Philip. This was his second transplant, his first transplant was age 7. He and his family have received fantastic support from the Guy’s and St Thomas’ Kidney Patient Association for many years.
Category: Community Fund
On Thursday 19th July, a community outreach session was held at Carr House in St Pauls. The main aim was to increase awareness of measles and MMR vaccinations to the Somali community.
The National Health Service turned 70 on 5th July 2018 and many of our staff at BrisDoc have taken the opportunity to celebrate in honour of this.
Next month, David Carter, our receptionist at Bishopston Medical Practice, will be running in the Great Bristol 10K. He is currently raising money for St Peter's Hospice in memory of his father - Harry - who died in 2009.
This year, BrisDoc donated 100 Easter eggs for local Syrian refugee children via Bridges for Communities, a charity who aim to connect people from different cultures and faiths, giving them the opportunity to build friendships and understand one another better.
BrisDoc's Lead GP Dr Chris Dykes had been training hard in preparation to run an incredible 46 mile Green Man Ultra Marathon around Bristol on the 3rd March. What Chris didn't plan for was having to compete against Storm Emma and the Beast form the East.
BrisDoc are entering this year into a Dragon Boat race. With all money going into caring within Bristol. Caring in...
On the 6th February team members at BrisDoc's Head Office took part in "Go Orange Day", an event aimed to raise money and awareness of Muscular Dystrophy UK. This charity supports the 70,000 people living with muscle-wasting conditions in the UK.
Thank you to everyone who helped make this year's Rucksacks for the homeless project such a fantastic success. In total we managed to fill 50 rucksacks, each containing a set of thermal gloves, scarf, hat and socks, clean underwear and a clean set of clothes, a full set of toiletries and a wind-up torch.
Throughout the past year Robyn White has been fundraising for a charity called Dig Deep that provides clean water and sanitation for communities in Africa by asking people to sponsor her climb of Mount Kenya.