Thank you to everyone who bought and baked for the GRACE Christmas Cake and Product sale held at RSCH last Wednesday 20 November. We had a great day taking just over £1,000.

We had a wonderful selection of donated cakes and biscuits including some traditional Czech Christmas Biscuits and Cream Horns made by Monika Urbova’s Mum. Monika is the secretary in the Gynaeoncology Department and her mum is from The Czech Republic. Monica – please tell Mum that her ‘Kremoles’ evoked exclamations of joy and memories of home from passing Bratislavas, Latvians, Russians and Poles! A special Thankyou to Nicola’s friends who bake for every sale, to Lucy Dodds and her friends and family too, to The Forest Green Book group – Clare, Paula, Jenny, Gaye and Cathi who all gifted cakes. Thanks too to Claire Hill who baked and also came and bought some of our wonderful GRACE creams and candles. A mention also to Maria Ashworth, our Gynae CNS who found time to cook after work, to Shirley Maher who visited and very generously bought cakes for her colleagues at the Guildford Nuff and Mr Anil Tailor who treated the Gynaeoncology Department to homemade bakes. Thank you to Christina Uwins our Specialist Registrar, the talented Amanda Borlase, Kavitha Madhuri, Patricia Greenaway, Sue Permanand and also Stella Russell-Jones who all baked for us and anyone else that we may have missed. We really appreciate your generosity and the effort you go to and are astounded by the quality, deliciousness and beauty of your gifts!

Thank you also to Hellen Revenko, Caroline Hobbs and Paula Jarvis who helped on the day.

If you missed the Sale and would like to buy GRACE Products or our Christmas Cards, please be in touch at or call 01306 730872. You can also support GRACE by doing all your Christmas Shopping through Amazon Smile – chose GRACE – Gynaeoncology Research And Clinical Excellence as your charity.

Our next sale is in January for Cervical Cancer Awareness – we look forward to seeing you.

Happy Christmas from all at GRACE.