Friends of ANCHOR

Naomi Forrest
01224 859047
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Formed in the same year as the ANCHOR Unit, Friends of ANCHOR has delivered direct support to the patients and staff since 1997.

The ANCHOR Unit is a collective of specialised wards and clinics within Aberdeen Royal Infirmary - the central hub of cancer and haematology care for the North-east of Scotland.

Our person-centred wellbeing services are freely available for every patient, with programmes also available for the valued staff team caring for them. We also invest in medical equipmentpioneering research and staff-based initiatives and support to drive clinical excellence to ensure Aberdeen as a leading hospital for cancer and haematology care.

Run by a small team and stewarded by a committee comprised of senior representatives from the ANCHOR wards and clinics, and the business community, the charity’s founding aim was, and remains to this day, to provide the best possible treatment, care and support to patients.

Uniquely, every penny of every pound donated to Friends of ANCHOR goes to the cause. We can assure you of this because our operating costs are fully covered by Aberdeen company Balmoral Group - as they have been since the charity was founded. 

In the last three years alone, we have funded more than £4m of support. 

Donate online at www.friendsofanchor.org



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Registered Charity Number in England and Wales sco25332