Matt Transforms To Climb Ben Nevis
In May 2020 Dan’s mother – Chris – started to feel constantly tired and was becoming breathless, so went to see her doctor. After tests, the hospital rang to tell her to pack a bag and come straight in. That night she had a blood transfusion and the nightmare began.
She spent the next 5 months in isolation with no immune system due to Acute Myeloid Leukaemia. The NHS hospital team were excellent and left no stone unturned in their treatment. However, after two rounds of Chemo and an experimental treatment, hope was lost and Chris came home.
Chris got pneumonia in December and after a spell in hospital, was transferred to the Mountbatten Hampshire Hospice, which provided Chris and her family a comfortable friendly environment to spend her final days together. Chris passed away in January 2021.
With Matt and Dan’s mums being best friends since school, the care provided by the hospice has touched everybody and the three friends are hoping to raise funds for this worthy cause, which relies heavily on charitable support.
The justgiving page can be found HERE.
The management team at Port Express are very proud of Matt’s personal achievement and wish him all the best for the climb in October.