Great Value, Great Place

We are auctioning an amazing week’s holiday for someone in a 3 bedroom, 8 berth van on a holiday complex close to Cartmel in South Lakeland. The week will be in May, June or September next year (your choice). We reckon that it is worth well over £400.

Our Famous Quiz Night

Our fun and famous Quiz Night is being held on Friday 9 November, between 7 and 11pm. This time it is at St Anthony of Padua Church Social Club, Queens Drive L18 8AY. Requests for tickets should be sent to: Carmel Dersch, 9 Bridgemere House, Mossley Hill Drive L17 0ET, together with a cheque/PO payable to:…

Garden Opening & Plant Sale

Dozens of local people attended the garden opening on Sunday, 30 September, hosted by one of our long-term supporters, Pat Williams. The garden, as usual, looked gorgeous and visitors were able buy plants and to enjoy a cup of tea or coffee and a wonderful choice of cakes made by our supporters. Nearly £500 was…

Collection at Morrisons

On Wednesday, 8 August, a collection was taken in Morrisons’ store in West Kirby. Over £350 was collected from the very generous shoppers. Many of them stopped to have a chat and expressed their support for our work in Nepal. Some of them had been on trekking holidays in Nepal themselves and knew something about…

Triage

Triage is the process of determining the priority with which patients presenting to the Emergency Department are seen, and is well established in the NHS. In the past, children at Kanti were essentially seen on a first come-first served basis. STCMLive and ALSG have supported a number of visits of Alder Hey Emergency Department staff…

Medical Equipment

STCMLive and the ALSG have donated the following medical equipment: Blood Gas machines Defibrillators Dermatome for skin grafting Ventilators and other equipment to the Critical Care Unit Jaundice meter Anaesthetic machine, to replace one damaged in the 2015 earthquakes STCMLive supported a biomedical engineer’s visit from Alder Hey to fix broken equipment at Kanti.

Radiology

Supported by STCMLive, two consultant paediatric radiologists from Alder Hey have visited Kanti to help develop their imaging services. Tele-radiology was developed so that scans can be sent over the web from Kanti to Alder Hey for a second opinion.

Surgery & Anaesthesia

STCMLive has supported surgical training of surgeons both at Kanti and in the UK. We have also purchased a new anaesthetic machine for them to replace one damaged in the earthquakes of 2015.

Burns

Burns are a major problem in Nepal, but burns care receives a low priority. The mortality rate from sizeable burns is high and survivors frequently have life-changing injury with severe scaring and contractures. Working in collaboration with ‘Interburns’, STCMLive has helped to support the staff at Kanti with training, provided essential equipment and facilitated exchange…