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£9,314
raised of £100,000 target by 173 supporters

    Weʼve raised £9,314 to provide FREE personal protective kit (PPE) for carers and key workers. Kit4Carers is a not-for-profit volunteer group

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    Funded on Friday, 12th June 2020

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    Like Lambs to the Slaughter?

    During the Covid-19 pandemic, without access to adequate personal protective equipment (PPE), care home workers and other carers in the community are risking their lives – and the lives of those they look after. As ITV News reported, they are “like lambs to the slaughter”.

    That’s why Kit4Carers urgently needs your help to get FREE PPE to carers working with the most needy and vulnerable people in our communities.

    The Forgotten Few

    Shortages of PPE for NHS workers and health professionals has received much publicity. Less so for people caring for the most marginalised groups such as children at risk, the homeless, people with drug and alcohol addiction, or with mental illnesses. Carers and the cared for all need effective personal protection during the Covid-19 pandemic.

    All Carers Should Have Access to PPE

    Many carers are poorly paid – and some unpaid. Yet, frequently, the work they do is difficult and risky but vital for people who are anxious, lonely and vulnerable. Community carers are operating at a time when resources are stretched and, in some cases, shelters and community centres are shut. Their work goes largely unsung and they urgently need our support.

    Kit4carers is a not-for-profit group that has been formed to focus on sourcing, shipping and distributing PPE kit to this community of carers as soon as possible. We have the procurement, logistics and supply chain working round the clock - and what’s more, we are already delivering our first shipment of masks, gowns and gloves this week into the UK.

    Kit4Carers is led by Dr Pramod Prabhakaran, an NHS Consultant, Hassan Chaudhury, international trade expert & ex-social worker and Omar Butt, innovation leader from Vita Healthcare Solutions and Angus Robertson, Managing Partner at Curzon Private Office.

    Prince Ade Ade-Odunlade - Managing Director at CNWL NHS Foundation Trust: https://www.linkedin.com/in/prince-ade-ade-odunlade-83616411

    Dr Junaid Bajwa is a practicing physician, and Board Member (for University College Hospital (London), & Nahdi Medical Company (KSA)): https://www.linkedin.com/in/junaidbajwa/

    Dr Malcolm Barratt-Johnson - PharmaMedic Consultancy Ltd: https://www.linkedin.com/in/malcolmbarratt-johnson/

    Omar Butt - Innovation Lead, Imperial College Health Partners: https://www.linkedin.com/in/omar-butt-49a51635

    
Dr Nav Chana - General Practitioner, Chair, National Association of Primary Care: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nav-chana-4340b089

    Dr Navin Chandra - NHS Consultant Child Psychiatrist: https://www.linkedin.com/in/navin-chandra-1b167531

    Hassan Chaudhry - Specialist (Digital Health &Data) Department of International Trade: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hchaudhury

    Lee Davies - Event Director & Head of Partnerships, Health + Care and the Digital Healthcare Show: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lee-davies-05a13943

    David Dawes - Council Member, Royal College of Nursing, Commercial Director, Future Care Capital: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ddawes

    Carole Edmond – CEO, Glassmoon Strategies Ltd: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carole-edmondglassmoon19/

    Prof Andrew George - Chair, Imperial College Health partners, Non-Executive Director, Health Education England. Non-Executive Director, Health Research Authority: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ajtgltd  

    Steve Hamblin - Clear Artificial Intelligence: https://www.linkedin.com/in/stevenrhamblin

    
Nicola Haywood-Alexander - CHCIO (International) CEng, MBA (Exec), BSc (Hons): https://www.linkedin.com/in/nicola-haywood-alexander-9809546/

    Dr Alex Lewis - Medical Director, Ernst & Young, UK & Ireland: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alex-lewis-3a835822

    Rachel Murphy - CEO, Difrent: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rachbedifrent

    Mat Oram - CEO, AdviseInc: https://www.linkedin.com/in/matoram

    Tim Lux - MD, Pathfinders: https://www.linkedin.com/in/timlux

    James Pool - Head of Business Development, CNWL NHS Foundation Trust: https://www.linkedin.com/in/james-pool-1633b229

    Dr Pravin Prabhakaran - NHS Consultant Old Age Psychiatrist: https://www.linkedin.com/in/pravin-prabhakaran-9ba47492

    Angus Robertson – Managing Partner, Curzon Private Office: https://www.linkedin.com/in/angusrobertson/

    Simon Shooter - Partner, Bird & Bird: https://www.linkedin.com/in/simon-shooter-8190378/

    Andrew Whelan - Chairman, Future Care Capital: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrew-whelan-72993338

    Angus Wrixon - Director, Salix & Co: https://www.linkedin.com/in/angus-wrixon-0b37173

    Graeme Hodges - CEO, 33Hz Limited: https://www.linkedin.com/in/graemehodges

    Freddie Raben - Consultant, SThree Group: https://www.linkedin.com/in/freddie-raben-221729198/

    Maddy Hill speaks for all of us when she says just how in awe she is at the level of courage being exhibited by all NHS staff, community carers and key workers during this pandemic. That’s why she is supporting Kit4Carers and encouraging you to support us in any way you can.

    A donation as little as £5 can buy face masks, gloves and aprons for one person.I know how grateful and humbled we all are right now by the efforts of our carers and frontline staff, so please, give what you can to Kit4Carers and protect our incredible carers and those they’re caring for.

    Maddy is best known for having played the hugely popular paramedic Ruby Spark in Casualty and Nancy Carter in EastEnders.

    Click HERE to find out more about Kit4Carers.

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    • Kit4Carers.org1 year ago
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      1 year ago

      We are really grateful for the support and help from Difrent Group. Difrent is a professional services partner delivering business outcomes and change #techforgood. They work with Central and Local Government, Healthcare and Third Sector organisations, to challenge the status quo and deliver meaningful digital services. Please keep supporting #Kit4Carers :)

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      1 year ago

      Thank you for the support tech4cv19. A volunteer group of digital health & care leaders from all sectors helping to get the right health tech to the right place. Please keep supporting #Kit4Carers!

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      1 year ago

      We are grateful for the support and services from Salix & Co helping us get free PPE to carers. Salix & Co is a multi-award winning brand specialist, marketing and public relations consultancy in the health, education & social sectors. Please keep supporting #Kit4Carers!

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    1 year ago

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    Supporters

    173

    • Heather Long

      Heather Long

      May 27, 2020

      Happy to donate to such a good cause x

      £50.00

    • Made Tech

      Made Tech

      May 22, 2020

      Great work, keep it up! from all the team :)

      £500.00

    • Riddick Julian

      Riddick Julian

      May 19, 2020

      £50.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      May 18, 2020

    • Shazad Hussein

      Shazad Hussein

      May 15, 2020

      Great cause for looking after our unsung heroes

      £15.00

    • Phil O'Neill

      Phil O'Neill

      May 15, 2020

      Well done and thanks for all your hard work at this time.

      £20.00

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      Anonymous

      May 15, 2020

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    Kit4Carers.org

    Kit4Carers.org

    London

    Led by Dr Pramod Prabhakaran an NHS Consultant Hassan Chaudhury international trade expert & ex-social worker and Omar Butt, innovation leader at Vita Healthcare Solutions & includes clinicians, former NHS staff, logistics, healthcare comms, shipping, freight with legal & admin

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