school of medicine has received a £1m donation from a
trust set up by the late lottery winner Cheridan Raithby.
won the jackpot in 1996, and having suffered from ill-health
all her life, was keen to use her new found wealth to
support medical activities and developments. She died
in January 2001, aged 53, leaving all her estate to the
charitable trust she set up in her name.
the donation, Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Alan Wilson
said: "This money will make a significant contribution
towards important developments in the school of medicine,
and in recognition of Cheridan Raithby's enormous generosity,
we are looking at how we can best commemorate her."
more details, see the press release