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‘Make a Move!’ Event FAQ

Who can participate/attend the day: 

Patients aged 0-16 years inclusive that are under the care of the Oncology and Benign Haematology Department at Bristol Children’s Hospital. You can bring your siblings and parents/carers too. Please note the event is restricted to these family members only.

What to wear on the day: 

Appropriate clothing and non-marking sports shoes, I.e., trainers must be worn by all party members. This is a requirement of the venue, thank you.

Parking: 

There is plenty of parking on-site, but it is subject to availability and on a first-come, first-served basis. The cost for a Saturday is £2 per day. Blue badge holders may park in the designated parking spaces free of charge. 

Cost:

Free.

Can I take photographs/films on the day?:

Yes, but only of your party, please. We will have an official photographer on the day.

Medical advice:

Please read the below medical advice carefully before participating in the ‘Make A Move’ Event. 

General advice:

Please do not attend if feeling generally unwell, have a fever or have been in contact with someone infectious with Covid, chicken pox, measles, etc.  We expect all attending this event to have undertaken a LFT test no more than 24 hours prior to attending the event. 

If on treatment, then please be aware of your neutropenic status and if platelet count is less than 50 then please contact your Bristol Clinical Nurse Specialist to confirm if appropriate to attend.

Brain tumour patients: 

If on treatment (or early off treatment) then would advise not taking part in specific contact sports – please contact your Bristol Clinical Nurse Specialist if unsure. 

Bone tumour patients: 

Please follow advise previously given above.

Bone Marrow Transplant patients: 

Please ensure your CD4 Tcell count is greater than 300.  If you are at all unsure about whether you can attend or not participate in certain events, then please contact your Bristol Clinical Nurse Specialist nearer the time of the event.