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Nurse pioneer joins Hampshire Hospital for lead cancer role

The Charity is delighted to introduce you to Vicky Havercroft Dixon who has joined the Trust as their Macmillan Lead Cancer Nurse. 

Vicky startered as a Health Care Assistant in 1993 and in March 2000 she qualified at Southampton Hospitals via the old school training.  Vicky then worked in acute medicine for 9 years and also as an IBD CNS, where she setup the patient panel which remains in place today at Southampton.

50:50 Club Winners October 2021

The Winners of the October draw are:

 

1st   B Huntingdon

2nd  J White

3rd    J Ricketts

 

Congratulations to everyone!

They ride again! Bath & Back June 2022

t may be two years later than planned, but they are back in the game – and in June 2022, The Ark Riders will be cycling from Basingstoke to Bath to raise money for the Camrose Centre in Basingstoke.

Black Friday - shop till you drop and raise some funds!!

Whether you love it or loathe it, Black Friday is just around the corner and the deals are getting started!

 

Sign up to support us and as well as bagging a bargain, you could generate a free donation for us! It's completely free and once signed up, you can raise free donations every time you shop at over 5,500 online retailers! Sign up today >

Meet our new Supportive Care Lead for the Wellbeing Centre

We are delighted to be able to introduce our new Macmillan Supportive Care Lead,Jaana.

Jaana qualified as a clinical dietitian in 2008 and has worked in both NHS and academic settings. She has worked in a range of clinical disciplines within the Wessex area (Dorset and Hampshire), but her passion has always been cancer care. Her research interests have been focused on breast cancer, physical activity, and the challenges of' living beyond cancer'. Janna has worked with breast cancer charities for many years delivering programs such as ‘Moving Forward’.

Design the Ark Charity's Christmas Card

Design a Christmas Card for Ark Cancer Charity-

Are you creative?  Do you love to paint or draw?  Do you have lots of small children who love to play with paint and crayons?

We are running an exciting competition for our supporters and families to design a Christmas Card for us.

What a year!

Hello to our wonderful supporters

 

We hope that you are keeping well and getting your life back to normal following the ease of covid retrictions. Isnt it wonderful to be back meeting with friends and loved ones.

We are now over half way through the year and the time has come to reflect back on fundraising this year and of all the challenges our supporters have had, and of all the new ideas for events we hope to be able to carry out going forward.

5 K Your Way

 5K Your Way is an excellent way to not only exercise and get some valued fresh air but also to meet new people.  Jaana Jefferies our new Macmillan Support Care Lead for Ark Cancer Charity is keen to get everyone fit to fight cancer!  Jaana is hoping that you will be able to join her and attend a session at some point, they happen on the last Saturday of every month alongside the ParkRun. The next on is on the 25th September at Basingstoke War Memorial Park.

 

Library team's donation is no fiction!

We were delighted this week to receive a donation of a total of £116.00 from the Healthcare Library at Basingstoke.

Throughout the past year the library team raised money by asking people to donate money for fiction books which they hold at the library.  This service has been a long term success for the library.  Where the staff are able to donate good condition fiction books and swap for another or donate to take one away. Not only is this a fantastic way of recycling books but a wonderful way in which they can raise money for the charity.

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