Patient Jacqui raises over £4,000 after ‘brilliant’ care at Broomfield and Southend hospitals

Breast reconstruction patient Jacqui Taylor raised £4,330 for Broomfield and Southend hospitals’ breast teams to thank them for their care. Jacqui was diagnosed with breast cancer after a routine mammogram at Southend Hospital in July 2018 and underwent surgery at Broomfield Hospital’s St Andrew’s Centre. Jacqui held a fundraising afternoon at the Carousel children’s nursery […]

Patient Carol completes epic 400-mile cycle for BRA

Inspirational cyclist Carol Palmer completed a 400-mile solo ride to raise money for the St Andrew’s Centre’s Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) group before returning to hospital less than 48 hours later to have her last reconstructive surgery. Carol was diagnosed with breast cancer in February 2018 after a routine mammogram and has been treated at […]

Broomfield to Bournemouth cycle raises thousands for BRA

Consultant plastic surgeon Mat Griffiths and his patients Louise Quinn and Carol Palmer pedalled an incredible 197 miles over two days from Broomfield Hospital to Bournemouth to raise money for Mid Essex Hospitals Charity’s Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) fund. The team set a fundraising target of £2,000 but passed that with ease and are now […]

St Andrew’s Symposium showcases centre’s world-class work

The world-renowned St Andrew’s Centre for Plastic Surgery and Burns is holding its annual symposium at Anglia Ruskin University on Friday 5 July. The St Andrew’s Centre, which has been based at Broomfield Hospital since 1998, provides burns services for 9.8 million people in East of England and London, and plastic surgery services for 3.2 […]

Patient cycles 400miles in 6 days for BRA

Carol Palmer a Broomfield Hospital Breast Reconstruction patient is raising money for BRA by cycling 400 miles in 6 days. Please visit her just giving page https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/carol-palmer6 to read more about her story or to help her reach her fundraising target.

The International Association of Lions Clubs donate £4502.20 for BRA

On Wednesday October  2nd 2018 a  cheque for £4502.20 was presented to BRA from the International Association of Lions Clubs as the chosen charity of the year for 2017/2018 by District Governor Derek Prior and his wife Sheila Prior (Senior Sister St Andrews OPD)

Ladies Lunch 2017 in aid of Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA)

On Friday 24th November 2017 we celebrated the 11th year of the BRA ladies lunch in aid of Breast reconstruction awareness at Channels Golf club.

Rebekah Lawrence runs the London Marathon for BRA

Rebekah Lawrence is breast reconstruction nurses who took part in the London Marathon for Breast Reconstruction Awareness. Read her story here..