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Alan Shearer patron of hospital charity

Alan Shearer has been named as a patron of the Children's Heart Unit Fund, which supports the families of patients at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle.

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Shearer: "I feel hugely honoured to be patron of CHUF"

"I feel hugely honoured to have been appointed as a Patron of the Children's Heart Unit Fund (CHUF).

"I am extremely proud of the North East and to have a unit of this calibre serving both the region and the UK is a credit to our medical profession and talented medical professionals within."

– Alan Shearer

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