A Criccieth man, who’s recovering from bladder most cancers, has donated over £5,500 to Ysbyty Gwynedd’s Urology staff to thank them for his or her care.
Arwyn Hughes, 65, who was recognized with bladder most cancers and underwent a Cystectomy to take away his bladder earlier this 12 months, has praised the observe up care he has acquired from the hospital staff.
He mentioned: “Although I had my operation in Newport, I acquired most of my scans and observe up remedy at Ysbyty Gwynedd.
“I found they have been fundraising for a separate non-public room for sufferers of their division.
“I actually needed to assist so I began fundraising this 12 months for them to assist them open this a lot wanted area.”
Because of Arwyn’s fundraising, the Urology nurses now have their very own designated non-public space inside their division to offer additional info on remedies to their sufferers after they’ve acquired their prognosis.
Linda Williams, Uro-Oncology Scientific Nurse Specialist, mentioned: “We’re extraordinarily grateful to Arwyn for his fundraising.
“We’re delighted to now have this separate non-public space in our division. Beforehand we struggled to discover a room to have these further vital discussions with sufferers so having this obtainable to us now could be good and can actually profit our sufferers.”
Arwyn has determined to talk out about his prognosis with most cancers to lift consciousness of males’s well being points to mark the annual occasion of Movember. He added: “I’d urge anybody who’s experiencing any worrying signs to contact their GP.
“It’s extra vital now than ever, particularly throughout the pandemic to not put these items off.
“I first began to note blood in my urine and I didn’t suppose a lot of it till I informed my spouse and we instantly booked an appointment with our GP!
“Males have a tendency to not take a lot discover and on the whole delay going to see their GP if something appears incorrect. What I’d stress is that your well being is a very powerful factor and in the event you act shortly it offers you a greater probability to catch something nasty early.”
For extra details about Movember go to https://uk.movember.com/
Pictures: (IMG1): Advisor Urologist Mr Krassen Donev and Urology Nurse Michelle Edwards from Ysbyty Gwynedd’s Urology Division.
(IMG2) Members of the Urology nursing staff with Arwyn Hughes inside the brand new room that was made attainable by means of his donations.