A woman has been putting together creative care packages to keep young cancer patients entertained during the outbreak.

Charlotte Murphy, 30, from Tooting, has been delivering care packages to Royal Marsden Hospital and St Georges Hospital over the last few weeks.

After overcoming cancer herself, Charlotte wanted to create something she would have liked during her two and a half years of chemotherapy.

The packs include a variety of items such as; colouring books, pencils, games, puzzle books, sewing kits, stickers, pens and crochet kits.

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After delivering her first set of care packages, Charlotte was contacted by The Royal Marsden who asked if she could deliver some more.

To keep up with demand, Charlotte set up a crowd funder to help fund the packages.

Speaking about her care packages, Charlotte Murphy said: "Due to current circumstances, young cancer patients are more isolated than ever before.

"Patients are not receiving as many visitors as they usually would, so I wanted to provide them with creative activities to help.

" I had chemotherapy for two and a half years when I was a teenager so I know how isolating cancer can be, let alone in these times.

" I’m a true believer in the power of keeping creative to keep your mind entertained and focused on something.

"When the hospital contacted me to ask for more I was really happy to hear that the patients loved them, so knew I had to start crowdfunding to help me with my mission.

" I’ve been overwhelmed with the support from family, friends and total strangers."

Donations reached £885 out of the targeted £1000 at the time of publishing.

If you would like to donate, visit at https://www.gofundme.com/f/creative-care-packs-for-young-cancer-patients