Hospital cycle team boost Keyhole Cancer Appeal
07 August 2015
Southend Hospital’s Keyhole Cancer Appeal team took part in last weekend’s annual Prudential Ride-London-Surrey 100 event and raised £3,500 in the process.
The 10-rider Keyhole Cancer Appeal team consisted of surgical
consultants (James Wright, Esther Fine, Mike Dworkin and David
Gatland); an anaesthetist (James Wicker; a GP (Teresa
Uscategui-Florez); and several external supporters of the
Events & corporate relations manager at the hospital, Elise
Fleetwood, said: "I am very impressed with the effort from the team
as they have trained extremely hard for this and it has paid off.
So far, the team have jointly raised nearly £3,500 for the Keyhole
Cancer Appeal, which is fantastic."
Out of the team, the first rider to complete the London-Surrey
100 event was James Wicker with an impressive time of 04:49:43. He
was closely followed by Daniel Wright (04:58:57), James Wright
(05:33:56) and, in fourth place, Mike Dworkin (05:51:50).
The annual two-day cycle festival is a legacy from the 2012
Olympic games and features several events and routes for cyclists
of all ages and abilities including FreeCycle, Grand Prix and the
For those of you interested in being part of the Southend
Hospital Charity team for 2016, you can register your by calling
the hospital's fundraising department on 01702 385337.
PHOTO (l-r): The first four riders from the team to
finish - Mike Dworkin, Dan Wright, James Wright, James