Friends of ANCHOR

Erica Banks
01224 859170
[email protected]

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Helping to make North-east Scotland’s cancer and haematology care the best it can be.

Formed in 1997 Friends of ANCHOR is an Aberdeen-based charity which directly supports cancer and haematology care in the North-east of Scotland including Orkney and Shetland. 

The charity’s committee includes representation from senior nurses and consultants from the main cancer and haematology care facility in the North-east of Scotland, ensuring a direct correlation between the needs of the ANCHOR unit and the targeted allocation of Friends of ANCHOR funding. Money is also invested into ground-breaking, local cancer research projects to continue to develop improved treatments, diagnosis and better understanding of the disease which hopefully one day will ultimately lead to a cure. 

The Aberdeen and North Centre for Haematology, Oncology and Radiotherapy (ANCHOR) unit is a fully funded NHS department at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary which treats patients with all forms of cancer and both malignant and benign blood disorders.

Non-NHS funded equipment

Investing in the latest technology to continually develop and improve cancer diagnosis and treatment.

Vital cancer research

Funding leading clinicians research in Aberdeen to continue pushing the boundaries in the fight against cancer.

Patient wellbeing

Offering additional care, comfort and support to patients during their time at the ANCHOR unit.

Friends of ANCHOR is unique in that every penny donated makes a difference as all the charity’s running costs are fully covered by support from Balmoral Group. 

Donate online at www.friendsofanchor.org



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