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A woman who was cared for at Queen’s Hospital donated more than £3,000 to the hospital’s charity as a way of saying thank you.

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Lois and her husband Mark Oliver presented the funds to the neurological department at the hospital in Rom Valley Way, Romford recently.

The couple’s daughter, Abigail said: “It’s nice to give back. There is always someone else going through the same thing that happened to us.”

The fundraising was a combined effort.

Abigail raised £2,000 by running a sponsored half marathon, whilst the rest of the money was raised through a charity evening, which included a Rat-Pack tribute band and a raffle.

Over the past year the family, from Paglesham have raised more than £10,000 for the Neurological Department at Queen’s Hospital, Romford as Lois was treated there after it was discovered she had an aneurism on her brain.

Lois has now made a full recovery and alao brought in some home-made mince pies for the staff.

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