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what is take heart? Take Heart is a charity set up 25 years ago for patient’s relatives who have distance by a small group who wished to give some- to travel. Additional medical equipment is thing back to the Yorkshire Heart Centre at also provided to enhance the treatment of Leeds General Infrmary afer successful patients as is the provision of booklets for treatment. Since its inception, the charity patients explaining procedures practiced has raised over three million pounds and has in the hospital. Staf areas including made an enormous diference for patients reception desks, staf rooms and cloak- and staf alike. The charity is most unusual rooms have been refurbished. Take Heart in that there are no salaries paid to any staf also provide a roof garden adjacent to the – all trustees give their time voluntarily and heart wards to give patients, relatives and only a tiny percentage of donations is used staf a breath of fresh air. All this and so for administration. much more is provided with the generous donations received. So much so that staf The diferences made are immediately have been overheard referring to Take Heart apparent when you enter the Heart Centre. as their own Father Christmas. New modern furniture, decor and fttings, modern equipment, bedside television, We never fail to be touched by the radio, internet and even all bedside landline wonderful people who donate small and telephone calls are provided free by Take larger amounts. Thank you so much. Heart. Superb accommodation is provided in the hospital free of charge by Take Heart Bill Stevenson, Editor Please come along to Why not also attend the Black-Tie Dinner Moor Allerton Golf Club (£65.00) at the Queens Hotel? Phone 0113 266 1154 for details. May 25th-27th 2014 Take Heart have been given a stall there and we look forward to seeing our friends there over the three days – and the golfng This Unique event will be an exciting fun personalities who will be visiting this day out for all ages, including children’s prestigious venue. activities. Try your skills on interactive golf attractions and win great prizes. Enjoy a Entry to the festival is free – £10 Car Parking choice of delicious festival food. charge applies but this is for the three days. Win: Trips to the Masters at Augusta in 2015 Full details at – Family Holidays and even a Car! www.yorkshiregolfandbusinessfestival.
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