The Clatterbridge Cancer Charity

Bone Marrow Transplant Suite

For the first time in Liverpool, we are uniting care for blood cancer and solid tumour patients. Our new cancer hospital will offer haemato-oncology services, including 15 bespoke Bone Marrow Transplant Suites, helping to treat all 137 types of blood cancer.

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It ran from 12:00 PM, 27 November 2018 to 12:00 PM, 4 December 2018

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Registered Charity in England and Wales (1051727)

Check mark Match funded

Campaign target

£26,000

Amount raised

£62,000

Donations

36

    Category

    Helping

Location

Situation

Blood is made up of different types of blood cells that originally come from stem cells that are made in the bone marrow (a spongy material in the middle of bones). Blood cancers develop when cells are not made properly as they divide & mature. The body then produces large numbers of immature blood cells that cannot perform their job properly and also ‘clog up’ bone marrow, preventing other types of blood cells from doing their job. Therefore need to replace damaged blood cells with healthy ones

Solution

15 Transplant Suites that will provide specialist isolation units, built with HEPA-filtered air flow systems that have at least 12 changes per hour, meaning that the air in the bedroom will provide a protective environment in regards to filtration and pressurisation. Also include en-suite facilities and an ante-room to ensure patients in isolation are protected during their treatment.