Staff Nurse Laura Murphy with Freemasons Mark Heppelthwaite (left) and Anthony Howlett-Bolton testing one of the new monitors
(by Wokingham.Today, April 30th, 2019)
Freemasons have donated eight new medical monitors to help treat youngsters at the Royal Berkshire Hospital.
The £6,400 monitors measure heart rates and oxygen levels and will be used on the children’s wards at the Reading hospital.
The money was donated from the Berkshire Masonic Charity Fund and brings the amount they’ve donated to the RBH to £11k over the last few months.
At Christmas the Freemasons delivered more than £4,000 worth of toys and games to the wards.
Anthony Howlett-Bolton, Provincial Grand Master for the Berkshire Freemasons, said…