On 23rd October, 2013, BACCES presented a cheque for £400 from monies raised from their 2012 pantomime production, “Aladdin”, to Mr. Tom Walker (Honorary SpR in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery) of P.A.G.E.S. (Philippines America Group of Educators and Surgeons) within Operation H.O.P.E. (Help Other People Excel) at Great Ormond Street Hospital, London.
P.A.G.E.S. anaesthesiologist, Dr. Mark Catolico (Senior Registrar in Anaesthesia, Neonatal & Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, Great Ormond Street Hospital), who has been involved since 2007, explained,” Each corrective procedure takes between 35 and 45 minutes to complete, depending on its complexity. We average in the region of 200 hundred corrective surgeries per mission.”