HO HO HO from Keeping Abreast Leicester

Our Leicester group certainly got into the Christmas Spirit this weekend by taking part in the Loughborough Santa 5k! Well done to everyone who took part and thank you to everyone that sponsored them.    

Cake & Samosa’s Raise Awareness of BRA Day in Leicester

On Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day – Wednesday 17th October our Leicester group were out raising awareness of Keeping Abreast at the Leicester Royal Infirmary. With it also being National Burn Awareness week, both Keeping Abreast and Leicestershire Fire & Rescue Service held a joint Cake & Samosa sale during the day and raised a total of £342. Megan Sweeney Burns …

Well done Team Plastic Fantastic for completing the XRunner!

Leicester nurses tackle XRunner Course A team of nurses from the Royal Leicester Infirmary recently completed the grueling XRunner Course and raised an amazing £637.00 The course consisted of loads of tough obstacles to overcome, with plenty of mud and water involved too. Well done to the team and thanks so much for raising money for Keeping Abreast.

Leicester host their first support group

On Monday the Keeping Abreast team visited Leicester to help support them at their very first group meeting. After months of hard work from the Breast Care Nursing Team, it was fantastic to welcome over 20 people to the Helen Webb House, which included current patients, volunteers and surgeons. The evening began with an introduction from Claire Porter and Megan …