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Add us to your Christmas list

Will you add Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital Charity to your Christmas List this year?

At Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital we are one big family. A family of nurses who care for children every day, of surgeons who perform life-saving surgery,of play workers who bring smiles to bedsides.

Birthday Badge

We're so excited to share our limited-edition 10th Birthday Pin Badge with our supporters!

This exclusive pin badge has been created to celebrate 10 years of Royal Manchester Children's Hospital at its current Oxford Road site.

It's perfect for children and adults to sport to show their support, especially during our birthday month this June.

Each pin badge is priced at just £2 and will be available to buy shortly - keep an eye on our website and social media accounts to find out when you can snag yours!

10th Birthday Video

We’re so proud to bring you this special 10th birthday video, featuring stories from courageous patients and remarkable achievements from the past decade, all of which have only been possible because of our incredible supporters.

Watch, share and help us celebrate – together, we are making a difference for every child, every day.

2009 - Adam Lane

Lives: Stockport

Story: Harley Lane almost died when he suffered from meningitis back in 2009 and lost all four limbs in his battle to stay alive.

Although he wasn’t expected to live, Harley has achieved many great things in his life, including carrying the bride’s wedding ring when his mum and dad, Samantha and Adam, tied the knot.

Harley is now 13 years old and most recently had scar release surgery in March this year.

2011 - Nicola Geldard

Lives: Stockport

Story: Nicola’s son Oliver has had numerous surgeries and procedures on his spine to treat severe kyphoscoliosis, a deformity of the spine which has required him to wear a traction weighted metal frame for several months.

Oliver, who was born in 2011, has been in and out of hospital all his life. His latest visit started in October 2018. On Tuesday, 21st May, just two days after the Great Manchester Run, he will undergo surgery to insert rods to help straighten his back.

2012 - Brooke Taylor

Lives: Lostock, Bolton  
           
Story: Brooke has been receiving treatment at Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital since she was a baby, after she was born with a rare pelvic tumour. In addition, she has a condition called congenital spondylolisthesis, which means her spine can slip out of place. Over the last 17 years, Brooke has received treatment and undergone numerous procedures, including surgery to her spine. In fact, she’s had more operations than birthdays!

2013 - Declan McEntee

Lives: Burnage, Greater Manchester

Story: This will be Declan’s very first Great Manchester Run but Declan is no stranger to RMCH Charity. In fact, Declan and his family have raised more than £16,000 for the cause over the years.

2014 - Joe Rigby

Lives: Bolton

Story: Joe’s sister was 15 years old when a car mounted the pavement and hit her while she was out on a family walk back in 2014. She was thrown in the air and bleeding heavily – everyone thought she was going to die.

Thankfully she made a remarkable recovery, thanks to the treatment she received at Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital. She was so inspired by all the staff that looked after her on Ward 78, she has since returned there as a student nurse – working with children with neurological conditions just like her.

2015 - Hannah Barston

Lives: St. Helens

Story: Hannah will be running with Team Zac in memory of her brother who sadly passed away on 30th March 2015 aged just 10 years, after a brave battle with the brain tumour Glioblastoma Multiforme. She will be running with her mum Donna, dad Jeff plus friends John, James, Amy and they will be cheered on by Beth, Mark and Sue.

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