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The sky's the limit for fab four!

On Sunday, 14 May, staff and supporters will take the plunge in the name of charity - plummeting more than 10,000 feet over Cambridgeshire to help fund 'extras' for BCHC patients.

Four members of staff have signed up to a skydive to raise funds for the BCHC charity.

After receiving a full briefing and armed with the essential kit, the four daring jumpers will exit the aircraft with a qualified instructor. After free falling for over 30 seconds the parachute will deploy in time for a soft landing.  

Meet our four dare-devils...

Husband-and-wife team Peter and Emma Glass (pictured) are long-serving employees who both work directly with patients. Peter is a porter at Moseley Hall Hospital and Emma a clinical team leader with the rapid response service: 

Emma said: "Collectively, my husband Pete and I have worked for the Trust for more than 27 years. We first met here and so it has a special place in our hearts. We are passionate about our patients and ensuring they receive the best care."

To sponsor Peter and Emma visit their JustGiving page.

Emma and Peter Glass

Emily Higgins is an occupational therapist at ward 8 in Moseley Hall Hospital. Emily will be joined by her friend Katie Nicholas who is also raising money for the specialist stroke rehabilitation unit on Ward 8.

"After completing a four month placement at ward 8 in summer 16 I was delighted to secure a job here after graduating. Thanks to donations we are able to make a real difference for our patients and I want to help raise money by taking on this challenge’’

To sponsor Emily and and Katie visit their JustGiving page.

BCHC charity provides the ‘extras’ for patients - these are things that can bring a smile to patients, enhance their experience and improve their care with us.

From in-house activities and additional equipment to the latest training for staff and support with research, these ‘extras’ can make a huge difference.

Could you or someone you know take on this challenge? 

We're looking for people to sign up to the next skydive challenge on 8 October, which costs just £50.

For more information, visit the BCHC charity website or contact Sarah Binks, charity manager, by email or phone 0121 466 7314.