Addenbrooke’s staff pull out all the stops to raise funds for a new children’s emergency ambulance service

Three teams from PICU at Addenbrooke’s have signed up to take part in Chariots of Fire and have organised a raffle selling tickets for the duration of the summer holidays to raise money for the Children’s Emergency Ambulance Service. Will you join them?

Clare King, Paediatric Intensive Care Unit Lead (pictured) said: “It is so important to fund the emergency children’s ambulance service because it is a means for children requiring high dependency or intensive care from around the region to get to the appropriate hospitals in an expedient way with all the right staff & equipment necessary on board to give the best optimal care needed.”

Race Director, Charles Hewitson, from Hewitsons Charitable Trust who organise the event said: “This is a perfect opportunity for local people to show their support for a really important cause. By giving your time and each team raising £300 in sponsorship money you will help raise the £108,000 necessary funds for ACT to purchase a dedicated children’s ambulance. I am delighted that each year the local community continues to show their support for Chariots by taking part and raising sponsorship and I’m sure this year will be no exception.”

To enter a team in Chariots of Fire and raise money for ACT please visit or to find out more about this year’s official charity, visit

Not a runner? We’re also looking for volunteers, so if you can lend a few hours please contact or call 01223 217757 for more details.