Wish List

You can contribute directly by helping us purchase some much needed equipment

There are various ways in which you are able to contribute to the Sussex Cancer Fund to help us improve things for our Sussex patients.
One of the most satisfying is purchasing equipment to help make patients treatment that bit more comfortable or improve techniques of treatment. This Wish List itemises equipment that is requested by our Service Managers.
If you would like to buy a piece of equipment for a specific area within the Cancer Centre/Ward, please contact our Manager for more information.


 

Childrens Book Box.
A book box held at the cancer centre containing a selection of reading and information books about cancer for children to understand.

 

Chemotherapy

 

Back Massager
Massage chair designed to give you an invigorating personalised massage, Ideal for patients receiving chemotherapy for up to 8 hours. £135.00.

 

 

Leg Exerciser
Provides an easy way to keep joints mobile, gently simulates walking while sitting down. Ideal for patients receiving chemotherapy for up to 8 hours. £150.00.

 

Speed Heat Warming Pads
For Chemotherapy patients to help raise their veins and give comfort whilst they receive their treatment, 5 needed, £29.99 each.
5 kindly purchased by Ellen Burgess and Laura Ridley
1 kindly purchased by Knights of the Road Lodge No.36732

Heat Pads
100%

Chemotherapy stools
For Chemotherapy nurses to sit on whilst administering drugs. 10 needed approx £300.00 each
1 kindly purchased by Penny Cattaneo and David Shannon.
2 kindly purchased by Bekki Forrest.
1 Kindly purchased by the Bear-Patrol.
1 kindly purchased by the Davidson family in memory of Peter Davidson.
1 kindly purchased by Ellen Burgess

Stools
60%

Chemotherapy Chair.
For use in the chemotherapy ward. 15 needed £1033+VAT each.
1 Kindly purchased by the family of Dionne Mitchell
1 Kindly purchased by ‘The Treatment Rooms’
1 kindly purchased by Tracey and Paul Taylor Green
1 Kindly purchased by Katie Tutton for her Father Dudley Knowles
1 Kindly purchased by The Rotary Club of Lewes Barbican
2 Kindly purchased by the Robbins family
1 Kindly purchased by Steve Grantham and friends.
1 kindly purchase by the ‘Bear-Patrol.
1 kindly purchased by Bekki Forrest.
1 kindly purchased by Ellen Burgess
2 kindly purchased by Knights of the Road Lodge No.3673

Chairs
86%

Cold cap machine
For use in the chemotherapy ward. 1 needed £8000 each approx.

Cold Cap
37%

Radiotherapy

Kneefix cushions
These are needed to support our radiotherapy patients receiving treatment.  They give better comfort to the patient and help immobilise for precision treatment. 21 needed £500.00 + Vat

Cushions
0%

 

Breast board with attachments
A breast board with attachments is used for treating patients with breast cancer. 5 needed £7,000 each.

Breast Board
80%

Bladder scanners
Bladder scanners are used in Radiotherapy departments to help establish the volume of fluid patients have in their bladder, for preparation purposes during treatment.
1 kindly purchased by  Dr Donnelly
1 kindly purchased by Penny Cattaneo and David Shannon


Physics

Semi-anatomic IMRT Phantom
Phantoms for commissioning and routine QA of CT imaging and treatment planning, and dose verification. Enables a wide range of investigations and checks.  £8000 + VAT each, price depending on configuration.

IMRT
0%

Scientific computation software
To enable more efficient calculation and project work, particularly by students temporarily in department.  £1000 + VAT

Software
00%

Mould room

Beam Shaping Moulds
These allow technicians to create shields and moulds for patients receiving radiotherapy much more quickly than is currently possible. Lead moulds are used to protect healthy tissue when radiotherapy is delivered to specific areas of the body.  If you would be interested in purchasing this and seeing a lead insert being made, please get in touch with us.  £3,500.

Moulds
0%

 

Blue Immobilisation bags
Approx £150.00 each
Used for arm immobilisation for sarcoma patients being treated in the mould room.

 


Outpatients

 

Trolleys
Used for our outpatients clinics to keep all the equipment needed bby our nurses to hand. They will keep the clinics clutter-free but funding from elsewhere is unavailable.£424 + VAT
1 kindly purchased by The Rotary Club of Brighton and Hove breakfast.
1 kindly purchased by the Davidson family in memory of Peter Davidson.

 

 

Trolleys
40%

Haematology

 

Bedside tables
Patients in trolley bays are currently eating refreshments from their laps. £240.00

 

Bedside tables
0%

 

 

Waiting Room Bench
The haematology day ward currently does not have a suitable waiting area. £307+ VAT

 

Princess Royal Hospital –Chemotherapy Suite
Stainless Steel Single Column trolley – one needed – £300 – picture attached