Andrew Milne

Earlier this year Sadie & Rob had a baby daughter, Sienna, she was born 4 weeks early
weighing a tiny 3 pounds.

As Sienna was so little, she was admitted to the Special Care Baby
Unit (SCBU) at The Royal Surrey Hospital in Guildford. After 5 days in hospital Sadie was
discharged without Sienna, who needed to stay in SCBU a while longer until she was strong
enough to go home.

The support, care and love that the family were shown by all the nurses and volunteers
during their time in SCBU was truly amazing. This is why I decided I had to support the Royal
Surrey Hospital #ClosertoCare campaign, which aims to transform care for babies who are
treated in SCBU. As is the case with many neonatal units around the country, parents with
babies being treated in SCBU cannot currently stay overnight, due to limited space. It needs
to raise £500,000 to redevelop SCBU, so that parents can stay, next to their babies’ cots –
putting them at the heart of their babies’ care and giving vulnerable newborns the very best
start in life.

Therefore, on Saturday 12th October 2019, I'll be taking part in the epic 8 hour long spin
marathon at the fabulous CYC:D Fitness Studio in Haslemere (https://cyc-d.co.uk/). The
rules are that I can only leave the bike for loo breaks!
Please sponsor me to support this amazing campaign which will make such a huge
difference.

Andrew Milne