Emily Byrne

Shedding the Lockdown Locks

Fundraising for SSNAP
raised of £2,500 target
by 118 supporters
Shedding the Lockdown Locks, 18 November 2023

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We fundraise for families & sick babies to give them practical & emotional support.


Dr. Kevin Ives is shedding all his hair down to the scalp to support the charity SSNAP.

After 37 years working on the Oxford Neonatal Unit, he will be letting his hair down at the SSNAP Gala Ball on Saturday 18th November!

SSNAP was founded in 1982 and has supported the Newborn Care Unit at the John Radcliffe Hospital ever since. The unit can care for up to 56 babies at any one time and is a Level 3 Centre, the most sick and premature babies from across the Thames Valley, are looked after here in Oxford.

When newborns need specialist, often lifesaving, medical care at birth, it can be a traumatic time for parents. SSNAP are here to support families, fund equipment and enable research, we couldn't do this without the support of people who fundraise for us!

About the charity


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RCN 1146622
In the UK, 1 in 10 babies need specialist care at birth. SSNAP supports sick & premature babies and their families in the Newborn Care Unit at the John Radcliffe Hospital. Imagine your newborn baby needing specialist care at birth. Instead of those very special days getting to know your baby as a family, you’re catapulted into an unfamiliar world of incubators, wires, medical tests and interventions. While your baby has specialist treatment, we provide emotional and practical support to help you through the trauma & upheaval. We’re there to help families cope, and provide state-of-the-art medical equipment and nursing expertise that could save babies lives.

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