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Weʼre raising £5,000 to help with £14,000 repatriation costs incurred from hospital in Sweden to Addenbrooke's in the UK

Stotfold, Hertfordshire

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I am fundraising to help my friends, Chris, Sue and Jamie North. Chris and Jamie were on a holiday in Sweden when they came off their motorbike. Jamie broke his leg, but Chris was severely injured and broke his neck, various ribs and injured his spine.

Chris had an operation on his neck in Sweden and has no feeling from his waist down. He also has no movement in his right arm, limited movement in his left arm and can't use any of his fingers.

There was a complication trying to get him transported from the hospital in Sweden to Addenbrooke's in the UK as the insurance company did not want to pay for it. Sue has had to rely on a friend and family to pay the £14,000 needed to get him back in the UK. On top of that her friend also paid for them getting to Sweden, accomodation for a few days and for them to take Jamie back to the UK as well.

The outlook for Chris is also uncertain and currently he is expected to be transferred to the Spinal Injury unit of the Stoke Mandeville hospital in the near future for further treatment. This will mean that Sue and Jamie will incur even more expenses each time they want to visit him.

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    1 month ago

    Merry Christmas wishes from Chris and Sue. Chris is now finally in the Stoke Mandeville hospital and looking forward to the real treatment to start.

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    1 month ago
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    Chris has been moved from Addenbrookes to the Lister in Stevenage, while he waits for a space in Stokes Mandeville. He has a bit of movement in his right arm now as well as his left arm, but still can't move his hands and also no movement in his legs yet. He has been able to talk again for a while now and is in good spirits. Visiting times at the Lister are from 9 am to 9 pm. Sue can't drive so any offer of taking her to the hospital is much appreciated.

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Page last updated on: 1/13/2020 23.02

Supporters

98

  • Mick Barratt

    Mick Barratt

    Jan 13, 2020

    £30.00

  • West Sussex Branch TOMCC

    West Sussex Branch TOMCC

    Jan 9, 2020

    In hope of a good outcome

    £100.00

  • Deb Barrett

    Deb Barrett

    Dec 31, 2019

    Thanks for all your support helping my brother and his family x

    £70.00

  • Vickie Hobson

    Vickie Hobson

    Dec 24, 2019

    Hope Chris mades a full recovery and have a happy Christmas as much as you can under the circumstances xx

    £30.00

  • Chris

    Chris

    Dec 17, 2019

    Sorry to hear about your accident. Best wishes for a speedy recovery. Chris Ann and family.

    £50.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Dec 12, 2019

    £30.00

  • Jill Prodger

    Jill Prodger

    Nov 30, 2019

    £10.00

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