A leading chest consultant is to host an Eid dinner to raise funds for a Lancashire wide cancer foundation.

Professor Mohammed Munavvar, who spearheaded the Royal Preston Hospital’s Covid-19 response is hoping to help raise funds for the Rosemere Cancer Foundation.

The dinner will take place on Monday, July 18, at the Imperial Banqueting Suite, St Mary’s Street North, Preston.

Following dinner, there will be short presentations from Professor Munavvar, who is chair of the European Respiratory Society’s Interventional Pulmonology Group, immediate past president of the European Association of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology and a former president of the British Thoracic Society, and Rosemere Cancer Foundation’s chief officer Dan Hill.

Professor Munavvar, said: “Over the last two decades, thousands of local patients with lung cancer and other respiratory diseases have benefitted from the hundreds of thousands of pounds I have received from Rosemere Cancer Foundation to bring the latest in diagnostic technology to Preston.

"There is a new navigational bronchoscopy tool coming out that I am hoping to acquire that I will briefly introduce in my presentation.”

Rosemere Cancer Foundation works to bring world class cancer treatments and services to cancer patients throughout Lancashire and South Cumbria.

Tickets for the dinner, which is scheduled to finish at 10 pm, cost £30 for adults and £20 for U12s and can be reserved via www.trybooking.co.uk/BSIN