Oxfordshire Oesophageal and Stomach Organisation

Our Goals for 2022 - 2023

Support Patients and Carers (currently suspended due to Covid 19 restrictions)
  • Reinstate regular OOSO visits to the upper GI ward when allowed
  • Establish bi-annual half-day networking conferences at the Churchill when allowed
  • Expand our team of patient ‘buddy’s’ and trained volunteers
  • Hold an OOSO outdoor BBQ social event in the Autumn
Online Support
  • Maintain 6-weekly 'Zoom' support group sessions inviting guest speakers
  • Keep the website refreshed
  • Circulate a regular e-newsletter
  • Input to the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) and Prehabilitation projects
  • Represent OOSO on various regional and national NHS patient focussed forums
Raise Funds to Sustain OOSO and Invest in the Upper GI Ward
  • By 31 Mar 2023 raise a minimum of £10k (£5K running costs / £5K+ investment)
  • By 31 Mar 2023 ensure a £30k reserve to sustain OOSO for future years
  • Raise the profile of OOSO
  • Click here to see the latest OOSO Accounts