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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.

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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.
Kindly purchased by Sandra and Kevin Fowler.



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

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Speed Heat Warming Pads
For Chemotherapy patients to help raise their vieins and give comfort whilst they receive their treatment, 5 needed, £29.99 each.
6 kindly purchased by Sandra and Kevin Fowler.

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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.

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Chemotherapy procedure trolley blocks
For use inthe chemotherapy ward. 6 needed approx £300.00 each
1 purchased by Freddie Lindfield with funds raised from a sponsored archery event
1 purchased by the family of Stan Beard in loving memory
1 kindly purchased by Beryl Fenwick and friends - thanks to all
1 kindly purchased by Steve Grantham and friends - thanks to all
1 kindly purchase by the ‘Bear-Patrol.
2 kindly purchased by Bekki Forrest.

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Chemotherapy Chair   
For use in the chemotherapy ward. 10 needed £1033+VAT each.
1 Kindly purchased by the family of Tony 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 in memory of her Dad

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

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Radiotherapy

Kneefix cushions
These are needed to support our radiotherapy patients receiving treatment.  They give better comfort to the patient and help imobilise for precision treatment. 10 needed £549.00 + Vat
2 kindly purchased by The Rotary Club of Brighton and Hove Breakfast - with grateful thanks
2 kindly purchased by Daniel's team with funds raised from events held in Hurstpierpoint 2012 with grateful thanks
4 kindly purchased by Arthur Green and The Sussex Community Foundation with grateful thanks
1 kindly purchased by Penny Cattaneo and David Shannon

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

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Urology probe system
For the new Brachytherapy department. 1 needed £50,000 approx

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Dyson Tower Fans 
For the radiotherapy department. 3 needed £300.00 each

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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

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Ebooks for capacitive Android tablet
Various books required. £20 - £100

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Books
Cancer and it's Management: £48.00. Kindly purchased by Sandra and Kevin Fowler.

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

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Engineering

SLA battery tester
Tests batteries typically used in UPS etc that may have a future life left but we have no way of testing them. By re-using these batteries we would save money, time and the environment. approx £300.

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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

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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.
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Haematology

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

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Chemotherapy Chairs
Chemotherapy Chairs for use in the haematology ward. 4 needed £1033 + VAT

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





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