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Kidney dialysis sufferers will probably be extra comfy whereas receiving remedy because of the donation of two reclining chairs from the native Renal Society.
The present to Mount St John’s Medical Centre – which additionally included two facet tables – is value greater than $14,000.
“When the society was advised that the dialysis unit was in want of recent recliners and facet tables the members of the Renal Society met and determined to produce these much-needed items of apparatus,” stated the charity’s president, Sir James Carlisle.
“We belief that the donation will serve to make it simpler to ship the care wanted by sufferers and we stand prepared to help at any time when we’re requested to take action.”
Every year, the charity levels a pre-Valentine’s Day dinner and a Thanksgiving lunch to lift funds for the unit.
“As well as, many non-public people, together with company sponsors, make common donations to the Antigua and Barbuda Renal Society. On behalf of the members I wish to thank them for his or her generosity,” Sir Carlisle added.
Nephrologist Ian Thomas MD stated the hospital was delighted to have the Renal Society as companions.
“Their current donation is already making a distinction. Nevertheless, it’s essential for me to notice that the society does a lot work with little or no fanfare. They’ve assisted the hospital with not solely gear but additionally in schooling, in addition to our budding kidney transplant programme.
“Due to their assist, the dialysis crew is ready to focus extra on what we do finest – caring for our sufferers.”
Anybody interested by making a donation to the hospital can name 484-2711 or e mail [email protected]
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