New Leicester medical hub honours Next’s George Davies

New Leicester £42m vascular disease hub honours Next founder George Davies

  • Image caption – – George Davies also created George at Asda and Per Una for Marks Spencer – – – – A new £42m “cutting-edge” medical hub has been officially named in honour of the founder of Next.Sir David Attenborough opened the George Davies Centre at the University of Leicester.The…
  • Image copyright – University of Leicester – – – – – Image caption – – Leicester’s Hospitals said it aims to provide a “centre of excellence” for vascular services in England – – – – Entrepreneur George Davis made the multi-million pound donation towards the Vascular Limb Salvage Clinic (VaLS)…
  • Image caption – – Sir David Attenborough opened The George Davies Centre at the University of Leicester – – – – The university said it was “fitting” to name the centre to honour the fashion retailer after his donation to VaLS.Professor Philip Baker, head of the College of Life Sciences,…
  • “It was officially opened by Sir Attenborough and his nephew Michael Attenborough, who are co-patrons of the University of Leicester’s Centenary.
  • About Peripheral Vascular Disease – – – – – – – Image copyright – Getty Images – – – – – PVD usually affects the legs and is cause by blocked arteries usually from smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure or raised cholesterol.

George Davies donated more than £5m towards a “centre of excellence” for vascular services in England.

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George Davies also created George at Asda and Per Una for Marks Spencer

A new £42m “cutting-edge” medical hub has been officially named in honour of the founder of Next.Sir David Attenborough opened the George Davies Centre at the University of Leicester.The Leicester-based fashion entrepreneur donated more than £5m towards research into vascular disease and to prevent limb amputations.The NHS trust said it aimed to provide a “centre of excellence” for vascular services in England.

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Leicester’s Hospitals said it aims to provide a “centre of excellence” for vascular services in England

Entrepreneur George Davis made the multi-million pound donation towards the Vascular Limb Salvage Clinic (VaLS) at Glenfield Hospital, which is run by the university.The 76-year-old said it was “important” to him to support the project aiming to save limbs and lives in Leicester and beyond.The university said the donation was its largest-ever philanthropic gift from an individual.Professor Rob Sayers, a surgeon at the hospital, said: “We will be able to run a research programme to identify ways to treat people faster and…

New Leicester medical hub honours Next’s George Davies