Weʼve raised £11,500 to help fund Josie's SDR surgery and aftercare treatment
- Funded on Saturday, 1st September 2018
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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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Jan 31, 2018
Good Luck Josie. Hope you make a speedy recovery. All at STG Fabs
Craig Gargan @ Middlesex Flooring
Jan 10, 2018
We hope the rehabilitation is going well and best wishes to all the family during this time.
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
Oct 31, 2017
Josie, Wishing you all the best with a speedy recovery, from all at CJ Decorators
Oct 23, 2017
Best of luck Mike for you and your family. Hope it all goes well.
Oct 17, 2017
All the best for the surgery and recovery Josie, best wishes from all of us at MSK xx
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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