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PUBLISHED: 13:53 02 March 2007 | UPDATED: 22:37 28 May 2010

Pictured are, from left, Wendy Doe, March chairman, Beryl DaBell, Benwick treasurer, June Bens, March treasurer, Rita Hawes, Manea treasurer and David Gwilliam, nurse practitioner

Pictured are, from left, Wendy Doe, March chairman, Beryl DaBell, Benwick treasurer, June Bens, March treasurer, Rita Hawes, Manea treasurer and David Gwilliam, nurse practitioner

Doddington Hospital s Minor Injuries Unit showed off two machines which cost more than £6,000. The Friends of Doddington Hospital s March branch funded an electro-cardiogram machine to diagnose heart-related problems, which cost £1,800. And profits from t

Doddington Hospital's Minor Injuries Unit showed off two machines which cost more than £6,000.

The Friends of Doddington Hospital's March branch funded an electro-cardiogram machine to diagnose heart-related problems, which cost £1,800.

And profits from the hospital's shop, run by the co-ordinating committee made up of members from Benwick, Manea and March branches, donated about £4,300 for a slitlamp machine, which cost about £4,700.

The machine will be used by nurse practitioners in the unit to diagnose eye injuries more quickly.

Nurse practitioner David Gwilliam was presented with the two machines and said: "It is very much appreciated by us who will use these machines. It has clearly taken a lot of hard work to raise money like these committees have."

- The minor injuries unit is open from 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday.

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