ROSA robot is here to stay thanks to your support

People with previously inoperable brain surgery have been given new hope thanks to your help in helping us raise £250,000 We've now raised a staggering £250,000 in just six months to secure the pioneering ROSA surgical robot for the Royal Hallamshire – now the only NHS hospital in the country to have this state-of-the-art equipment. [...]

By | 2017-11-23T11:48:05+00:00 November 23rd, 2017|News|

Businessmen get on their bikes for ROSA Robot

A group of novice cyclists are saddling up for a coast to coast biking challenge to help secure the most advanced surgical robot of its kind for Sheffield. The super seven – all South Yorkshire businessmen – are getting on their bikes to ride the 170 miles from Morecambe to Bridlington to raise money for [...]

By | 2017-09-28T11:19:45+00:00 September 28th, 2017|News|

Local boxing match raises thousands for good causes

The directors of a local gym Body Carnegie Centre organised a charity boxing match which raised over £5,000 for local good causes. Director Ricky Stables organised the event along with Kev Stables and Paul Cadman who all felt passionate about fundraising for Neurocare. Ricky said “Neurocare helped me just a little over 2 years ago [...]

By | 2017-09-28T09:41:19+00:00 September 28th, 2017|News|

Sheffield Hospitals Charity backs ROSA Robot appeal

Our major appeal to secure the most advanced surgical robot of its kind for Sheffield has received a £43,000 boost. Sheffield Hospitals Charity (SHC) –  the official charity for the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – has made the donation to back our £250,000 ROSA Robot Appeal. We are the charity that supports the [...]

By | 2017-09-28T09:41:52+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|News|

Pupils go extra mile for marathon running teacher

Pupils at a West Yorkshire primary school have gone the extra mile for their London Marathon running teacher. Russell Horsfall, a teacher at Brockholes C of E primary school near Holmfirth, went from novice to marathon runner when he completed the Virgin London Marathon. The 33-year-old, who had only previously run 10k before, took on [...]

By | 2017-07-03T16:01:41+00:00 July 3rd, 2017|News|

Five gruelling open water swims for Janine’s friend who tragically passed away.

An inspiring Immingham woman is aiming to make a big splash in memory of a close friend who died from a brain haemorrhage just before his 50th birthday. Janine Cioni is aiming to complete five gruelling open water events this Summer – all between one mile and 5km in distance – as well as the Grimsby [...]

By | 2017-06-26T12:14:50+00:00 June 26th, 2017|News|

Over £6,000 donated to ROSA appeal to thank life-saving neurosurgeon

A Derbyshire man who suffered a massive brain haemorrhage has raised more than £6,300 to thank the neurosurgeon who saved his life. Ron Gains thought his persistent headache was a painful reminder that he needed new glasses. But when the former service manager at BMW Stratstone Garage in Chesterfield suddenly collapsed at work in October, [...]

By | 2017-06-26T13:40:29+00:00 June 26th, 2017|News|

Taking on a 5k just 7 weeks after brain surgery

Our very own Deborah Peacock completed our Head Start 5k run just seven weeks after major surgery to remove a brain tumour the size of a large orange. Deborah completed her 5K run with family and friends, helping to raise nearly £1,000. Deborah who is a martial arts enthusiast first noticed symptoms in January, with [...]

By | 2017-05-19T14:12:31+00:00 May 19th, 2017|News|