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Matthew Christie

Great South Run

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]Hi I'm Matt and I'll be running the Great South Run in October 2018 to raise money for the Doctors' Support Network (DSN), a charity run entirely by volunteers that provides confidential, friendly peer-support for doctors and medical students with mental health concerns. [/p][p]As a doctor myself I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder whilst at university and I am general secretary for DSN. Mental health concerns are sadly very common in doctors and the problem is growing. This has been made worse in recent years by longer hours and increasing workload.[/p][p]By raising awareness of mental health concerns within the medical profession and continuing to provide an excellent peer support service, DSN aims to open a positive dialogue and change the agenda on mental health amongst doctors and the general population.[/p][p]This will be my first ever run and I'll be so grateful for any support! [/p][p][br][/p]

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Event

Personal Challenge Date

21 Oct 2018

Charity

Doctors' Support Network

Doctors' Support Network

Supporters

25-Jun-2018

Jackie

Wishing you all the best and sending virtual cheerleading. HIP HIP HOORAY !!!

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

11-May-2018

Kate Harding

Good luck Matt! Thank you for all your lovely emails of support in the aftermath of Richard's death. We really appreciated them. X

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

16-Apr-2018

Hannah N

Good luck Matt!

£20.00

07-Apr-2018

Tom Parrott

Good luck Matt, all the best with the training!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

07-Apr-2018

Jamie Jordan

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

07-Apr-2018

Alex

Good luck mate

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

23-Feb-2018

Anonymous