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Daft as a Brush House
Gosforth, Newcastle, NE3 2DR

Discover our real-life stories

Daft as a Brush Cancer Patient Carer transports circa 40,000 patients each year for their treatment. Our service is run by over 300+ volunteers who work tirelessly for the charity.

But what do patients, volunteers and medical professionals think about our service? Below are a small collection of video interviews; from Chief Executives, Patients, Volunteers and more. We’re proud of Daft as a Brush and are delighted so many people, from all walks of life, share our passion. Our thanks to all those who took the time to be involved with these “Real Life Stories”. If you have you’re own story and would like to be interviewed, please refer to the bottom of this page. Thank you.

Our Daft as a Brush Cancer Patient Care Heroes
continue to help cancer patients throughout Covid-19.

Run time: 3 mins, 39 sec.

Brian Burnie walks Ireland on
huge challenge for cancer patients.

Run time: 8 mins, 43 sec.

Brian Burnie walking Wales on epic
7,000 mile challange

Run time: 11 mins, 26 sec.

Taking Daft as a Brush Cancer Patient Care
all over Great Britain and Ireland.

Run time: 4 mins, 21 sec.

Brian meets Doctors, Politicians, Oncologists and the Lord Mayor of Belfast walking Northern Ireland.

Run time: 12 mins, 34 sec.

Professor Sir John Burn and
Dame Jackie Daniel talk ‘Daft as a Brush’

Run time: 10 mins, 21 sec.

Interview with Mr.Mervyn East
Cancer Patient and Service User

Run time: 3 mins, 37 sec.

Interview with Ali Zaatar
Daft as a Brush Volunteer

Runtime 3 mins, 44 sec.

Brian Burnie walking The Isle of Skye
on epic 7,000 mile trek

Run time: 4 mins, 40 sec.

Brian Burnie meets Mr.Jeroen Roskam, Castle Custodian
Dunvegan Castle, Skye on part of 7,000 mile epic walk.

Run time: 3 mins, 20 sec.

Brian Burnie’s 2,000 mile feet check-up
with Shirley Stevenson – Gosforth Podiatry

Run time 3 mins, 45 sec.

Do you have a real-life Daft as a Brush story?

Do you have an experience of Daft as a Brush Cancer Patient Care you wish to share? Perhaps it’s the service, people or an individual you would like to chat about? Or, do you have your own personal story to tell? Contact us by emailing info@daftasabrush.org.uk

We will require your name, contact details, a brief summary of your story and a member of the team will be in touch.

Look forward to hearing from you, thank you.