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Phil Catchpole

Virgin London Marathon 2019

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My story

[p]I have been 'lucky' enough to get a ballot place in this years London Marathon and I really want to use this opportunity to help raise a few quid for a great local charity. [/p][p]As some of you will know, I'm not really a runner so I'm hoping that having a charity to represent will help spur me on when the training gets really tough. [/p][p]Scannappeal have been doing fantastic work across Bucks since 1987, raising over £14m to fund equipment in every major department of Wycombe, Amersham and Stoke Mandeville hospitals. [/p][p]I'm delighted to be raising money for Scannappeal's latest appeal (click Read More button for details) [/p][p][br][/p][p][b]The Appeal - [/b]To raise £1.5m to purchase two revolutionary MRI scanners[/p][p] [/p][p]The Bucks MRI Appeal is raising money to purchase two state of the art MRI scanners for Wycombe and Stoke Mandeville hospitals. [/p][p]These revolutionary scanners will be the first of its kind in the UK and will be sited in our hospitals improving diagnosis and care for you and your families.[/p][p]State of the art imaging techniques will be enabled with enhanced image quality and scan times will be reduced, increasing the number of patients that can be seen.[/p][p]These top of the range scanners have a much wider opening and are a lot quieter, which greatly improves the patient experience. [/p][p][b] [/b][/p][p][b]About us[/b][/p][p]Scannappeal is a registered charity that raises funds to purchase lifesaving state of the art equipment for Amersham, Stoke Mandeville, Wycombe and Community Hospitals, serving people living in Buckinghamshire and the surrounding areas.[/p][p] [/p][p]· 100,000 patients were diagnosed or treated in the last year with equipment funded by Scannappeal[/p][p]· 1 in 4 of the local population has used Scannappeal funded equipment[/p][p]· £14m+ has been raised to provide lifesaving and life changing medical equipment for local hospitals[/p][p][b] [/b][/p][p][b]The Equipment [/b][/p][p]The state of the art MRI scanners will provide significant benefits to patients and clinicians:[/p][p]· Safer for patients due to no radiation involvement[/p][p]· Improves the patient experience due to the sound and size of the scanner, especially for patient with claustrophobia and children.[/p][p]· Greatly increased speed and image quality[/p][p]· Advanced techniques including whole body cancer imaging, cardiac, brain and spine imaging [/p]

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May 4, 2019

Stefan G

Well done Phil

May 3, 2019

Nigel Clarke

Congrats on entering, training for, and taking part/completing the marathon!! great achievement and I'm glad to be part of you raising a fair wadge for Scannapeal. Hope you recover well and go on to more challenges !

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

May 1, 2019

Valerie Steve and Rich

Well done Phil. Great achievement. Should be proud.

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

May 1, 2019


Well done Phil!

May 1, 2019

Kelly Bruce

Well done Phil you smashed it!


Apr 29, 2019


Well done Phil. Beat my time by 3 minutes!

£26.22 plus £6.56 Gift Aid

Apr 29, 2019

James and Martha

Congrats mate, what an effort!

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Apr 29, 2019


Great effort Mr C!!


Apr 29, 2019


If it weren’t for you, I wouldn’t have made it round yesterday. Absolute top bloke.

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Apr 29, 2019

Hugh T

Great effort

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid