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A Lifesaving Gesture: Jehovah's Witnesses Congregation funds Cell Saver Machine to North Mid

In a remarkable act of generosity, the local Jehovah's Witnesses congregation has once again extended a helping hand to the North Mid by donating a state-of-the-art cell saver machine. With a donation of £11,035 to the North Mid Charity to purchase the machine, this lifesaving equipment holds the potential to impact countless lives, reaffirming the congregation's commitment to the well-being for all.

This recent donation marks a significant continuation of the congregation's support for the hospital. In 2004, they generously provided North Mid with its first-ever cell saver machine. Over the years, this machine has played a crucial role in numerous surgeries, aiding medical professionals in preserving and reinfusing patients' blood during complex procedures.

newspaper article 2004The significance of the first cell saver machine donated by the Jehovah's Witnesses congregation in 2004 is best illustrated by the heartfelt words of the first patient to benefit from this technology. In a letter of gratitude, the patient expressed, “…I am alive today because you [Brian] arranged, via the local Jehovah’s Witness congregation, for the first cell-saver used at North Middlesex Hospital which saved my life…”

These words echo the profound impact that community support can have on the lives of individuals facing critical health challenges. The initial donation not only provided the hospital with a valuable medical tool but also created a lasting bond between the congregation and the healthcare providers at North Mid.

The recent donation of the new cell saver machine further demonstrates the ongoing commitment of the Jehovah's Witnesses congregation to the health and well-being to not just their community, but for all. In a time when healthcare facilities face various challenges, such contributions play a vital role in ensuring that hospitals can continue to provide outstanding care to their patients.

Brian Brooks said: “We are proud to be supporting our North Mid as our local NHS Hospital. We feel privileged to be able to support the outstanding care being BB speech provided to not only members of our congregation, but to all of those in our local community. Having donated the first machine a decade ago, we look forward to continuing our support for the next decade and beyond”.

A cell saver machine, also known as an autotransfusion device, is a sophisticated piece of medical equipment designed to collect, process, and reinfuse a patient's own blood during surgical procedures. This innovative technology minimizes the need for external blood transfusions, reducing the risks associated with such procedures and promoting a more efficient and sustainable healthcare system.

The recent donation of a cell saver machine by the local Jehovah's Witnesses congregation to the North Mid is a testament to the enduring spirit of community support. This act of kindness not only provides the hospital with cutting-edge medical equipment but also reinforces the bond between the congregation and the healthcare professionals dedicated to saving lives. As the community continues to come together in support of healthcare initiatives, the future holds the promise of improved medical outcomes and enhanced well-being for all.

If you would like to donate your time, money or gifts to other projects at North Mid Charity we would love to hear from you. Contact our fundraising manager on 020 8887 2935 or northmid.donations@nhs.net

If you wanted to donate to a specific campaign at North Mid Charity, we have a number of campaigns currently running, and you can donate to them or to our general fund online .

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