Colchester Children’s Charity donates crucial oxygen monitor to teenage patient Renee Lewis-Driver

Renee Lewis-Driver with Liz Thomas, lead nurse for the transition team. Picture: COLCHESTER GENERAL

Renee Lewis-Driver with Liz Thomas, lead nurse for the transition team. Picture: COLCHESTER GENERAL HOSPITAL - Credit: COLCHESTER GENERAL HOSPITAL

A teenage patient at Colchester General Hospital has been gifted a life-saving piece of equipment.

Sixteen-year-old Renee Lewis-Driver suffers from a lung condition and she has been a long-term patient on the hospital’s children’s ward.

As Renee gets ready to move into adult care, she has been donated a saturation monitor, which measures a person’s oxygen levels.

The kit was presented to Renee, along with her mum, Stacey, by staff at Colchester Children’s Charity, which helps youngsters in the area and has made more than £75,000 in donations over the last year.

Liz Thomas, lead nurse for the transition team at Colchester General Hospital, said: We would like to say a big thank you to Colchester Children’s Charity for their generous donation.


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“This machine will allow Renee to continue monitoring her oxygen levels longer term as part of her daily health management regime.”

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