HRH Princess Eugenie opens the expansion of the SCIC

HRH Princess Eugenie opens the expansion of the SCIC

Posted by Sam Bowie on 07 July 2017

Princess Eugenie of York, the Patron of The RNOH Charity’s Redevelopment Appeal, visited the hospital today to officially open the new wing of our Spinal Cord Injury Centre (SCIC).


During her visit, Princess Eugenie was given a tour of the new wing, and talked to many of the Centre’s patients. She learned how they sustained their injuries, and the ways in which the SCIC has helped them to recover, and to regain their independence.


Before she officially opened the new wing, Princess Eugenie praised the SCIC’s staff and paid tribute to the incredible resilience of the patients she met. 


She said: “The RNOH’s Spinal Cord Injury Centre is a centre of excellence, and is internationally renowned for the quality of its care. I have had an opportunity to meet some of the staff who run the unit and have been impressed by their dedication and sensitivity. Their patients are given round-the-clock care, and each of their individual needs is catered for.


“This expansion means that the Centre will be able to offer its package of world-class rehabilitation to many more people per year than it was able to previously.”