Take on the abseil challenge for N&N Hospitals Charity

The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital is on the lookout for thrill seekers who would like to take on an abseil challenge while supporting the N&N Hospitals Charity.

The challenge on Saturday October 1, starts 40ft up on the fourth floor of the East Atrium where qualified events team leader Dave Talbot, from Adventure Events, will provide full training and support on the day.

Participate as a team or as an individual in support of our hospitals during this 250th anniversary year at NNUH’s first ever on-site abseil challenge.

Among the first to sign up was Chief Nurse Nancy Fontaine and Chaplaincy team member Rev Penny Warner.

Prof Fontaine said: “I’m so excited to take part in the first ever event of its kind here at the hospital site, in the year we celebrate 250 years of caring at the N&N and 250 years of philanthropy.

“I hope staff and members of the public will sign up and join me for what promises to be a wonderful way to support our hospital’s charity whose help make such a difference to funding projects that make a difference to our patients and staff.”

No experience is necessary, and registration is now open for £40 for non-staff, £20 for NNUH staff, and £60 for a team of four. Participants are asked to raise a minimum sponsorship of £100 and you can raise money for any one of our special projects, departments or causes.

Participants of 15 years and over can take part, but if you are under 18, full parent consent will be required.

Back in 2019, ITV Anglia presenter Becky Jago joined staff and members of the public to abseil down The Forum in Norwich to support the Boudicca Appeal for a new dedicated breast cancer unit at NNUH.

For more information and to take part, go to https://nnhospitalscharity.org.uk/support-us/event-listings/abseil-challenge/

Visit our website https://nnhospitalscharity.org.uk/ for more information about the hospital charity.