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Martin Ward

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Weʼre raising £5,000 to Buy An ECG Heart Rate Monitor for Avon 3 Ward at Worcester Royal Infirmary In Memory Of George Chaplin.

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My name is Martin Ward and many people know me as the MD at Four Oaks Financial Services.

In June 2019 my father-in-law George Chaplin passed away. He had been in hospital for six weeks, and on the day he died he needed an ECG Heart Rate Monitor. There were only three of these machines in the entire hospital and it took some time for the staff to find one and get it to him. He died of heart failure.

As a family we don't want this to happen to any other patients who are receiving care on the Avon 3 Ward at Worcester Royal Infirmary. This was the ward that George was on and we can't praise the staff highly enough for the care they gave him. We don't want the nurses on this ward to go through the distress of searching all over the hospital for an ECG Heart Rate Monitor. They should have an ECG machine on their ward, and this is what we are raising money for.

Four Oaks Financial Services is sponsoring the Lichfield Half Marathon on 17th October 2021. Our family is going to run to raise the money we need to buy an ECG Heart Rate Monitor for the Avon 3 Ward. This is a real challenge for us as none of us has ever done anything like this before, we are just normal people who spend most of our time working at a desk! However, we are determined to do this in memory of George.

We need £5,000 and ask you for your help and support.

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  • Martin Ward5 months ago
    Martin Ward

    Martin Ward

    5 months ago

    The Lichfield Half Marathon is now rescheduled for Sunday 17th October 2021. See details of how to enter on our website: https://bit.ly/3wD2YOf

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52

  • Keith and Carolyn.

    Keith and Carolyn.

    Oct 31, 2021

    Well done Fay xx

    £20.00

  • Piper Homes

    Piper Homes

    Oct 26, 2021

    Marathon next time then Martin!

    £20.00

  • Ian Cleghorn

    Ian Cleghorn

    Oct 25, 2021

    Well done Martin

    £50.00

  • Fay

    Fay

    Oct 21, 2021

    Cash donation from Sue Little & Lisa Green..

    £20.00

  • Sara Abbott

    Sara Abbott

    Oct 21, 2021

    Martin, many congratulations on this achievement, may it be the first of many half marathons.

    £30.00

  • Kevin McInerney

    Kevin McInerney

    Oct 21, 2021

    Well done Martin.

    £50.00

  • Erica Burt-Moore

    Erica Burt-Moore

    Oct 20, 2021

    Fantastic Martin - Well done x

    £30.00

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