Gallagher donates vital piece of equipment to Kent Oncology Centre

  • Pat Gallagher with members of Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust staff

Pat Gallagher of The Gallagher Group has donated a RSA microwave generator to the Kent Oncology Centre at Maidstone Hospital.

RSA microwave generators use microwaves to treat and destroy tumours. It will be used to treat cancer patients from across Kent and beyond.

Glenn Douglas, Chief Executive of Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust, said, "We are extremely grateful for Mr Gallagher's support and huge generosity in paying for this vital piece of equpment for us. It is already proving a huge asset to Kent Oncology Centre."

Mr Gallagher said: “As a successful local business, I feel that Gallagher has a duty to put something back into the local community. Good healthcare is vital and as cancer touches everybody in some way, we must do all we can to help people fighting this disease. Maidstone Hospital is a major local hospital and providing this kind of help will be of real benefit to the people of Maidstone and the surrounding areas.”

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