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Bringing the amazing technology of modern surgery to life

Join our specialist team at Nottingham Children’s Hospital for a unique look into innovations and training in the world of brain surgery. We are inviting a small number of special guests for a behind-the-scenes look at how doctors are training the next generation of brain surgeons.

In an evening dedicated to sharing our vision for the Children’s Hospital and our Big Appeal, a Night at the Theatre features our very own Phantom of the Opera(tion). Neurosurgeon Mr Richard Ashpole will lead a hands-on surgical simulation in our operating theatre. You will also hear from the Director of the Children’s Hospital, Dr Emma Fillmore; leading Neurosurgeon, Mr Donald McArthur; and our Charity Chairman, Carole Ayre.

Mr McArthur, recently described the advances in medical technology as helping him “see around corners” during surgery and his words captured not only the media’s attention but also the hearts of many patients whose lives these amazing technical advances are saving.

Our Night at the Theatre is an evening of discovery for guests to hear about cutting-edge medical advances from the teams pioneering them within the NHS. The evening offers a unique opportunity to try out new simulation technologies for refining surgical techniques, as well as meeting awe-inspiring medical teams working on the frontline at Nottingham’s Hospitals.

Our CEO, Barbara Cathcart, describes the collaboration between the Charity and the hospital to bring these modern medical advances to life: Our “Night at the Theatre is about showing and sharing our vision for transforming paediatric care here in Nottingham. Advances in technology are taking us into a new world of survivability for adults and children facing critical diagnoses.”


Date: Thursday 14 November, start 7pm, finish 9pm.

Venue: Neurosurgery Training Suite, Queen’s Medical Centre

Please RSVP by 1 October by contacting Marjorie Fifoot: marjorie.fifoot@nuh.nhs.uk








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