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Weʼre raising £15,000 to help fund Josie's SDR surgery and aftercare treatment

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Josie is an identical twin who was born prematurely at 29 weeks. She was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at one year old. We have been waiting 2 years for a consultation to see if she would be suitable for SDR surgery, which will significantly improve her walking capabilities.

Following the recent consultation at Great Ormond Street Hospital, we have been advised Josie is a suitable candidate for the SDR surgery. She will be admitted into hospital on 4th November for 3 weeks, then a year of intensive rehabillitation and physiotherapy. This is an expensive treatment process, and not funded by the NHS, but the potential benefits will make a dramatic improvement to Josie's quality of life.

The surgery itself is £27,000, which Sarah and myself are paying for, your donations will go directly to help funding the aftercare rehabillitation for Josie which we estimate will cost approx £300 per week for at least a year

Thank you, your help is greatly appreciated

Michael, Sarah, Sadie-Jane, Josie & Jessie

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    • Michael Stevens

      Michael Stevens

      Jan 31, 2018

      Good Luck Josie. Hope you make a speedy recovery. All at STG Fabs


    • Craig Gargan @ Middlesex Flooring

      Craig Gargan @ Middlesex Flooring

      Jan 10, 2018

      We hope the rehabilitation is going well and best wishes to all the family during this time.


    • Mohan


      Nov 27, 2017

      Good Luck Josie. All the best with the surgery and we wish you a speedy recovery. Best Wishes from Mohan Building Services Ltd xx


    • Gordon Caufield

      Gordon Caufield

      Oct 31, 2017

      Josie, Wishing you all the best with a speedy recovery, from all at CJ Decorators


    • Brendan


      Oct 23, 2017

      Best of luck Mike for you and your family. Hope it all goes well.

    • Mark Doughty

      Mark Doughty

      Oct 17, 2017

      All the best for the surgery and recovery Josie, best wishes from all of us at MSK xx


    • Dyson - Briggs & Sons

      Dyson - Briggs & Sons

      Oct 12, 2017

      We all Wish you the best of luck with the surgery Josie, and we hope the recovery goes well


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