Former Norwich City Football legend to deliver Christmas cheer at NNUH

Thursday 19th December promises to be a magical day to remember as Norwich City legend, Darren Huckerby will be springing a surprise visit and delivering Christmas gifts to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.

Darren Huckerby will be spending time today firstly on the Jack Pryor Renal Unit before going to Buxton Ward in the Jenny Lind Children’s Department, meeting some of the patients and their families.

Darren Huckerby said: “I've been lucky enough to be coming to the hospital for a few years now and this year I'm delighted to be joined by two former team mates and Norwich City greats, Iwan Roberts and Dion Dublin.”

Darren went on to say: “I would also like to thank Jarrold Department store who have supported me again this year in giving a discount on the presents, meaning we able to purchase more gifts for the patients at the NNUH.”

Heather Moss, sister on the Jack Pryor Renal Unit said: “Many of our patients are Norwich City fans so a visit from former Norwich City players this week will be a great treat for the patients here on dialysis.”

Emma Dolman, Matron of Children’s Services, said: “We’re very grateful to Darren and his old team mates for coming and visiting our patients and for his kind donations of presents. Visits like this really help to brighten up our patients day.”

Thursday 19th of December 2013 09:00:32 AM