Claire Edmondson

Claire is running a marathon!!

Fundraising for Evelina London Children's Charity
raised of £2,500 target
by 50 supporters
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Event: London Marathon 2022, on 2 October 2022
We support Evelina London to provide compassionate, trailblazing care


I have been a teacher for 14 years and many children that I have taught have been involved with the Evelina hospital in some ways. 

I am specifically raising money for the South Thames Retrieval Service. The South Thames Retrieval Service (STRS) is an intensive care service, transporting critically ill children from local hospitals to intensive care units (PICUs).

Our team is made up of doctors and nurses from our ICU who are specially trained in stabilising and transferring critically ill children. The team give advice to staff at district general hospitals before their arrival to transfer a child. They then provide intensive care to the child before they leave hospital and while travelling in the ambulance, helicopter or plane. They hand over patient care once the child is settled into a PICU.

Two teams are available to transport children 24 hours, 7 days a week. When they are not transporting children, the team are working within our intensive care unit.

Having had close friends owe their children's lives to this service I know how vital this service is so please please donate what you can!

The marathon will be a big challenge for me, I have enjoyed running for the past four years or so but never thought I could run a whole marathon! Training and working full time with two children won't be easy but I am looking forward to the challenge! 

Thank you in advance for your support.

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