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First Overseas Team Member is Special

We are elated to announce our first overseas participant in the SPF 1000 Mile Walk 2021. It is someone very special to the SPF family.

Dr Anil Vaidya, a name that may ring a bell with some SPF supporters. Anil was the surgeon consultant who operated successfully on Steve Prescott performing the World's first ever multi visceral transplant operation for a patient with Pseudomyxoma, in 2013. Sadly, Steve passed away three weeks later as a result of Graft Versus Host Disease, but he was cancer free.

The SPF, through Trustee Linzi Prescott, have continued to remain in contact with Anil and supported his great work on Pseudomyxoma and Cancer research.

Steve Prescott Foundation £50,000 donation to The Christie

Steve Prescott Foundation (SPF) Trustee Linzi Prescott this week presented a magnificent £50k cheque to Professor Mark Saunders, Consultant Clinical Oncologist and to Professor Sarah O’Dwyer, Consultant Surgeon and Lead Clinician for the Peritoneal Tumour Service at The Christie. The presentation was facilitated by The Christie Charity Community Fundraising Officer Louise Dawson.  Mark is the lead consultant who specialises in the treatment of Pseudomyxoma Peritonei (PMP) and gastrointestinal tumours. 

Steve Prescott Foundation donates £50,000 to the Rugby League Benevolent Fund

The Steve Prescott Foundation (SPF) is delighted to announce the donation of a magnificent £50,000 to the Rugby Football League Benevolent Fund – the charity that provides assistance to players, and the family of players who have suffered life-changing injuries playing Rugby League. It also provides support and advice to players who receive diagnosis of severe illness. The donation was made to Steve Ball, the General Manager of the RFL Benevolent Fund by SPF Trustee Linzi Prescott at the home of one of the beneficiaries Luke Bryan. 

GPW Recruitment St Helens 10k Run 7th March 2021 Update

Plans are moving ahead for the 11th GPW Recruitment St Helens 10k run to be held on Sunday 7th March 2021 despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The organisers are using guidance from the government regarding social distancing and from UK athletics regarding the organisation and health and safety aspects. We are hopeful that at this stage we are able to once again tackle North Road.


The Steve Prescott Foundation (SPF) are delighted to team up with St Helens Hospital’s haematology and oncology day unit The Lilac Centre to donate two scalp cooling machines for patients receiving treatment.

The scalp cooling technology, made by Paxman, helps to significantly reduce hair loss, a side effect of many chemotherapy treatments.