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‘We’re swimming two miles in memory of our friend and colleague [Video]

Becky O’Dwyer, lead nurse and Vanessa Taylor, a matron, at Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust, are taking on the Great North Swim in Lake Windermere on June 7 after they were inspired by the late Tony Hinton’s love of swimming.

The challenge will be in aid of Your Trust Charity, the organisation’s registered charity, to fund equipment to enhance the experience of patients and staff.

Becky said: “It’s a great opportunity to raise money for a good cause, whilst also remembering a friend.”

The pair said that Tony had a lengthy career of more than 25 years at City Hospital and remembered him as a supportive and respected colleague with a great sense of humour.

Vanessa said: “We’d had this idea before Tony had passed away and told him all about it. He offered to coach us to success.

“So it’s only fitting that we carry out the challenge …

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