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Campaign Awareness/Fundraising


Practice raises £82.71 Alzheimer's Support





Be Clear on Cancer 


Be Clear on Cancer is a cancer awareness campaign led by Public Health England, working in partnership with the Department of Health and NHS England. 

For more information please click here



Winsley Dispensary 10th Anniversary

On the 4th April it will be the 10th anniversary of the Winsley Health Centre opening the dispensary. This important addition to the Health Centre gives our patients who live in Winsley and the surrounding villages a convenient and friendly way to obtain their prescriptions.

Please join us in celebrating this event with fun competitions being run. Come in between 3rd and 11th April and try to win a prize by guessing the name of the Winsley teddy who has been observing proceedings in the dispensary since it opened or guess the Doctors/staff baby photos. All donations will go towards the Winsley village Defib fund.

There will also be past and present dispensary focused displays on the noticeboards for the month of April.

The partners and staff would like to thank you for your support over the last 10 years, as this facility wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t for you.

Please click here to download entry sheet



Jo's cervical Cancer trust 

February Tuesday 14th The Practice staff will be wearing pink to raise money and awareness to Jo's cervical cancer trust


The trust has generously given us charity pins and trolley tokens for patients and staff to purchase throughout the month.



Let’s have fun with fundraising!!   - £97.22 Raised












Christmas Tree festival - Holy Trinity Bradford on Avon

The Practice has staged a tree in the Friends of Holy Trinity Christmas Tree Festival which is taking place from 6th-11th December in the newly renovated Holy Trinity Church in the centre of Bradford on Avon.



Practice - Bake off Challenge

During ‘finals week’ of the BBC1 TV show the Practice hosted a

Bake off Challenge & Raffle of their own to raise money for The Food Bank


The bake off challenge winners are:

 cake winners

WINNER:  Cathy Shute

RUNNER UP: Dr Mary Harrington


Well done to all 9 bakers who did a really superb job - see attached!

9 cakes


The charity day raised a whopping £156.00 (bake off & ipad raffle)

in aid of BOA Food Bank



The BIG SING                                                                                      


On Sunday 10th July 2016 Anne Hayward a member of the receptionist team, will be taking part in THE BIG SING at 3pm in Victoria Park, Bath (in front of the Royal Crescent).


I,000 singers from across the West will come together to perform songs to raise money for Water Aid. They hope to raise £60,000 at this event - the money will go to the Oromia region of Ethiopia


Anne will be singing along with the Wiltshire Wailers "fun" choir that she attends in Bradford on Avon.


It is a free event and everyone is welcome to come and watch. However, if you feel you would like to sponsor this event, there is JustGiving page for The Wiltshire Wailers:

There will also be volunteers collecting money for WaterAid on the day.

Big sing

Photo from Bath Chronicle - visit here for the full news article


For more information on Water Aid and this great event please visit



Julian House - Helping the Homeless

Julian house

From left to right - Dr James Heffer, Michelle Coleman (General Manager), Sam (Julian House) & Rachel Andrews (Patient Liaison Officer)

Staff & Clinicians at the surgery raised much needed funds for Julian House during 'Tinsel Tuesday' in December 2015, raising a grand total of £221.25

For more information about the charity please click here



Thanks to everyone who purchased a poppy!"

The practice raised £51.98

From The Royal British Legion 



Women V Cancer - Cycle Africa 2015 - Team BoA:sonia

Donations for Team BoA have now reached an amazing £11,877.

Day 1 Ride Moshi to Olpopongi was 53 miles, with a 2,525ft elevation gain and was rough, rocky, and a mix of off road and tarmac. Rode through thick deep mud, bikes were getting stuck, people were falling off and it finally got so dark we had to be escorted by one of our minibuses to the Maasai camp where we were staying.

Day 2 Took us to Arusha, riding on horrendous rocky roads, extremely hot (44c) and an elevation gain of 2,666ft and 52 miles.  We finished our day Cycling onto the bustling town of Arusha.

Day 3 Took us to Zion camp near Tarangire national park, longest ride of the week - 66.2 miles - but fast roads and fabulous riding - morale lifted and everyone happy again! Visited a Maasai school where we delivered 3 big sacks of gifts donated by all of us - pens, pencils toothbrushes, school bags etc. The children sang for us and then we sang the hokey cokey, which they loved, and we had to keep singing it while they copied us!

Day 4 cycled to Lake Manyara National Park, straight fast road, 50 miles, elevation gain of just 743ft.This morning’s cycle was on smooth tarmac roads until lunchtime and then we came off road which took us pass cotton fields and sugar cane and rice fields. As we entered deeper into the Rift Valley we passed several small villages and the roads became a lot bumpier with lots of deep sand !!! We then eventually took a bus ride to our lodge.

Day 5 Mto Wa Mbu - Ngorongoro Crater - just the 27.7 miles today but an elevation gain of 4,444ft! It was very tough, but amazing and the finish was just an extraordinary experience and I wouldn’t have missed it for anything.

In total we rode 250 miles (400 kms) and the total elevation gain was 12,342 ft. Only 20 of us out of 85 cycled the entire 250 miles.

Total raised so far by our group (3 more groups to ride) is £275,000 and in total over 5 years Women v Cancer has raised £6.5 million.

Whilst we were riding for 5 days 800 women would have been diagnosed with one of the 3 cancers that we are raising funds for.

Donations for Team BoA have now reached an amazing £11,877.

Thank you all for support and generosity. (close end of October)

Sonya Stephens
Medical Receptionist / Prescriptions
The Health Centre
Bradford on Avon.



Wigs On For Wig Wednesday - 20th May 2015

The Practice would like to thank all the patients and staff who donated to Wigs on for Wednesday the funds raised will help support children and young people with cancer across the UK.


click here

posted 26.06.15


Canal Walk - Friday 22nd May 2015 for Alzheimer's Support 

Canal walk

Amanda Brookes (Business Manager) and Anne Shilston (Integrated Team Leader) are supporting Alzheimer's 25th Anniversary by walking 9 miles from Bath to Bradford on Avon.  If you are happy to provide sponsorship, please complete the feedback form here and they will be in touch.  

Bath to Bradford on Avon  9.5 miles
Route details (pdf 435.7 KB) 

For more information about the dementia service at the practice, please click here

Posted: 18.5.15


Swimathon 5K team challenge

Five Practice staff members took taking part in a swimathon 5K team challenge on Saturday 18th April 2015 at 3pm (Trowbridge swimming pool) and swim 40 lengths of 25m swimming pool in relay format and within a certain time. 

The girls raised over £1,200 for Marie Curie Cancer Care.

BOA Water Babes would like to thank everyone who supported them on their amazing time taking part in the Swimathon.

If you would like to still sponsor the team please click here

Posted 24.04.15


Marie Curie - Cancer Care

St Margaret's Surgery would like to thank everyone who contributed to the Marie Curie Cancer Care collection tin throughtout 2014.  The money you rasied will help nurses care for more terminally ill people in their own homes.

We are pleased to announce that we were able to raise £18.31

Posted 25.02.15


Jeans for Genes Day

On Friday 19th September 2014, the Practice took part in the National Campaign, Jeans for Genes Day.

The staff made a donation to wear Jeans to work on this day.

Donation boxes were made available at reception for patients and as part of the fundraising, 'SpongeBob Squarepants' trolley keys were available to buy at Reception for £2 each.

We are pleased to announce that we were able to raise a grand total of £150.00

Please click here to view the certificate.

We would like to thank the staff and patients for making this day a success.

For more information please visit either the Jeans for Genes or Genetic disorders UK websites

Posted 4.11.14


Macmillan - World's Biggest Coffee Morning

On 29th September 2014, our Medical Receptionist Steph made cakes for the staff to make a donation to Macmillan for the fundraising event "World's Biggest Coffee Morning".

We are proud to say that the staff raised £50 for this event.

For more information please visit:

Posted 06.10.14


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