May 2020 Newsletter

In these unprecedented times of the Covid 19 epidemic, it was felt that our readers would be interested in hearing how our hospital is coping. The Trustees have been receiving regular updates from Richard Hallett who has been keeping in close contact with the various departments. The Trustees and Friends have been busy behind the […]

No Fete Donations during Covid-19

NO FETE DONATIONS YET PLEASE Because of the coronavirus situation, a decision about whether or not to hold the Friends of Crowborough Hospital fete on August Bank Holiday will not be taken until the end of May. We regret we will not be able to accept donations to the fete until the decision is taken.  […]

Social Day Service during Covid-19

Government advice about the risks of Coronavirus highlights the additional risk faced by those over 70 years of age and those with underlying health issues. The Friends are very aware that nearly all the clients to the Social Day Service we operate are significantly older than 70 years of age, and that many, if not […]

February 2020 Newsletter

Thank You! The Friends of Crowborough Hospital would like to thank its volunteers, supporters and the wonderful dedicated staff in the hospital (both clinical and hotel) who have gone the extra mile again last year to keep the hospital truly at the heart of Crowborough. We are so lucky to have this great facility. But […]

November 2019 Newsletter

Successful fete in scorching weather Just over £11,000 net was raised from this year’s Crow- borough Hospital Fete on Bank Holiday Monday de- spite the lower turnout because of the heatwave. The raffle, street collection and eBay sales helped to make up this fantastic figure. Stalls included bric-a-brac, collectables, clothes, toys, games, books, plants and flowers, […]

August 2019 Newsletter

Refurbished Birthing Unit Opened by TV Star On 10th May, Melody Grove, star of Call the Midwife was welcomed to Crowborough Birth Centre by Karen Leeson (Birth Centre Manager) and more than 50 mums, midwives and supporters who had crowded into CBC to celebrate the opening of the new birthing rooms at the centre. Melody […]

2019 Reception & AGM

All are welcome to join us for the Friends of Crowborough Hospital Reception & AGM at the Day Centre
, Crowborough Hospital, Southview Road on Wednesday, July 24th 2019 at 
7.30pm for 8.00pm. Light Refreshments will be served Dr Ian Francis
 FRCR, FRCS, BDS(Hons) – Diagnostic Lead at the Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust – will give a presentation entitled, […]

May 2019 Newsletter

New X-ray facility opens NHS leader pays tribute to generosity of Crowborough community An advanced X-ray facility was officially opened at Crowborough War Memorial Hospital, transforming the service offered to the local community. The new equipment provides high resolution images that can be instantly transferred to clinicians and consultants at other hos- pitals. Importantly, too, […]