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Perrywood Tiptree Delighted To Support Colchester Hospital

The Coffee Shop & Restaurant team at Perrywood Tiptree are delighted to have raised £7,000 to purchase an ultrasound machine for the Emergency Assessment Unit at Colchester Hospital. A total of £5,750 was collected in tips by the team (every year, the team very kindly donate all their tips to charity) and £1,250 was kindly donated by Mr Kenworthy, in memory of his wife.

Since 2018, a total of £21,040 has been donated in tips money. With this money, the Coffee Shop & Restaurant team have now purchased this ultrasound machine and a total of 154 fans, Christmas presents for patients, dementia boxes, play equipment for the children’s ward, an LED ceiling light and two cardiac machines.

Jackie Newton, Group Catering Manager, Perrywood, comments: “Thanks to all our loyal customers for your generosity and support and thanks to our hard-working team who, each year, selflessly donate all their tips.”

Penny Norris Corporate & Trust Manager, Colchester and Ipswich Hospitals Charity, comments: “The money collected in customer tips by the Coffee Shop and Restaurant team at Perrywood Tiptree has had a big impact in many wards and departments at Colchester Hospital. The latest wonderful donation, towards an ultrasound machine to use in the Emergency Assessment Unit, will help staff assess patients when time is of the essence. On behalf of our staff, Colchester and Ipswich Hospitals Charity would like thank the team for their very kind support”.

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