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Freedom of information request South West has its say on national NHS proposal South West forms overwhelming majority in response to cancer service centralisation scheme A campaign by The Sunrise Appeal charity, which rallied support to keep all radiotherapy services in Cornwall, resulted in thousands of passionate people from the

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Treviglas Community College – Newquay

Well done to the 6th Form students at Treviglas Community College for raising £1500.00 for three local charities, one of which was The Sunrise Appeal. Various events were held, including a School Disco and a Dress Down Day. Colin Micklewright is seen here collecting a cheque for £500 from Tom

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Lorry Pull & Charity Auction

We were delighted to receive a cheque from Steve Hill for £1401.00 raised at his lorry pull and charity auction last November. Steve is seen here with Wendy Meyers & Debbie Victor, both Clinical Nurse Specialists at The Sunrise Centre. Well done Steve and a big thank you to everyone

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A heartfelt thank you for all your support so far

Three weeks ago, I recorded a video on the Sunrise Appeal Facebook page asking for help in challenging NHS England’s proposed plans. Plans which, if implemented, would result in moving some radiotherapy treatments away from the Sunrise Centre at Treliske to Plymouth or Exeter, or maybe even Bristol. We were

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Please take time to read this

Hi, My name is Janet Shephard. I am a trustee of the Sunrise Appeal and I worked as Head of Radiotherapy in Cornwall for many years before I retired. I’m writing this blog because the NHS is currently asking for people’s input on a strategy that could result in vital

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Falmouth Golf Club

Scott Pedlar, 2016-17 Captain of Falmouth Golf Club chose The Sunrise Appeal as his charity of the year. Just before Christmas a cheque for £2,600 was presented to our treasurer who can be seen here with Scott Pedlar (left) & the current Club Captain, William McLean (right).

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New Year’s Honours List

We are very pleased to announce that Janet Shephard, one of our founding trustees and former head of department at the Sunrise Centre, has been awarded the British Empire Medal in the 2018 New Year’s Honours List. This is in recognition for her services to cancer care in Cornwall.

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