The hospital received a five figure donation this Christmas, in cash,
from a well dressed donor who left it at main reception, without
speaking to any member of staff.
The money was left in a stout
paper bag, he walked off. Staff were alert to the possibility of the
package being a bomb but verified it was not dangerous through normal
Obviously a substantial anonymous cash donation
requires a number of police checks to be made before it is accepted, and
these are underway.
All donations are gratefully received.
hospital's charity needs to raise £50 million each year to rebuild two
major hospital buildings, support world class research, support children
and their families, and purchase equipment.
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