May 2017 Newsletter

The Friends of Crowborough Hospital are delighted to announce that their volunteers, who give time and effort within the Friends have been recognised at the highest level by being awarded the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service (QAVS). This award is the MBE equivalent for volunteer groups. The Crowborough Hospital Fete which this year will take […]

February 2017 Newsletter

Friends of Crowborough Hospital win National – we have won the national innovation award of the Community Hospitals Association! More exciting news – FoCH has been nominated for a Queens Award. This is the equivalent of an MBE for charities and therefore very prestigious. We await the outcome. CBC are having an Open Day!! We […]

Hospital Fete profits to be boosted by end of summer sale

Boutique, clothing, collectables and bric-a-brac to be sold In the weeks that have passed since the enormously successful Crowborough Hospital Fete on August Bank Holiday Monday, stallholders have been busy sorting the highest quality items that remained unsold. These, and additional items that arrived too late for the fete, are to be sold at a […]

MacMillan Coffee Morning

Just to let you know that the Friends’ Social Day Service will be hosting another MacMillan coffee morning on September the 30th between 10.00 and 12.00. Please come along if you can, £1.50 will get you coffee and cake and after that all donations are welcome. Jane Hayward (SDS Manager)

August 2016 Newsletter

The AGM meeting and reception was held on Thursday 16th June After enjoying refreshments provided by Miriam Boobier, attendees were warmly welcomed by Chairman, Chantal Wilson. Trustees, who retire in turn, were all reappointed as was the Treasurer, Terry Moon. The co-option of Dr Cathryn Stokes as a trustee was ratified by the meeting and […]

Bene Cooper – R.I.P.

We are sad to inform you that Bene Cooper, who may have been our oldest and longest serving volunteer, has sadly died. She continued to attend the shop on Mondays and produce knitwear for us to sell until last year when at 95 years of age she decided it was time to step down and let […]

Diabetes Care for You

We are pleased to report that Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust‘s new community diabetes service, named ‘Diabetes Care for You’, is now available to people aged 18+ who live in Brighton & Hove and the High Weald, Lewes and Havens area of East Sussex and that Crowborough hospital has been selected as one of the sites for delivery. This […]

Hospital Fête – Collectables, Bric-a-brac and clothes wanted

Organisers of Crowborough Hospital’s annual fête on Bank Holiday Monday, 29th August, are hoping for good weather, a big turnout and high profits to support patient services, equipment and the Day Centre. Attractions on offer will include stalls, hot food, tea, cakes, live entertainment and art groups exhibiting and selling their work. A special Kids’ Zone […]