CROSSHOUSE hospital are celebrating after getting a major funding boost.

The Douglas Grant Rehabilitation team have received an incredible donation of £2,700 from final year students at the University of Glasgow’s Glasgow Dental Student Society.

Ever y December, the final year students put on a pantomime for staff, students past and present , family and friends. All of the proceeds go to charities chosen by the year group.

Eilidh Ramsay , student and pantomime convener said : “This year, we chose to put our own toothy spin on a Disney classic and called it: The Lion Dean , Taking Back the Crown. We practiced on Sunday evenings fo r more than three monthsan d with hel p from lots of members of the year group, we made costumes, created scenery and wrote scores for our own dental school student band.”

The show was a resounding success on the evening of Saturday, December 1 and raised an incredible £2,700 from tickets, raffles ,programmes an d donations .

Eilidh added: “We decide d to split this between thre e chose n charities: The Douglas Grant Rehabilitation facility; Beautifu l Inside and Out; and the Glasgow Oral Health Improvement Student Society. We know the money will be put to good use by these worthy causes.”

Jacquie Downs , Rehabilitatio n Co-Ordinator and MCN Manager at the Douglas Grant Rehabilitation Centre said: “We are so grateful to this wonderful group of students who put in such a lot of hard work to raise funds for us and the ot her charities .

"It means a lot to us when people donate to us."