Today Bella Ellis aged 5 rang the Children’s ward ‘End of Treatment Bell’
Joined by her Mum Britney and little sister Daisy, Bella today proudly rang the bell three times to mark a key milestone in her cancer treatment, as she is now in remission.
First diagnosed at the age of 2 Mum and Bella would travel between Manchester and Blackpool on a weekly basis for treatment. Bella grew particularly fond of play specialist Roz, who made her time in Blackpool Victoria Children’s Unit positive and less scary. Mum commented, “she loves coming here, she sees it as a place she can play and loves spending time with the staff.”
The team on the unit clapped and marked this special moment with Bella and her family as they will now see her on a less regular basis.
The Children’s ward ‘End of Treatment Bell’ has been used less than a dozen times since it was donated in September 2020 by Skye Brierley who was aged 7 when she also went into remission.