August 2018 Newsletter

The AGM of the Friends took place on August 9th. President Dr Cathryn Stokes spoke of changes in the way the NHS is run locally. “This coming year, as they have since1911, the Friends will continue to support our local healthcare through its many changes”. As you may know, five local CCGs including our own […]

May 2018 Newsletter

The Day Service Welcomes RITA —  April has seen the arrival of RITA (Reminiscence Interactive Therapy and Activities) at the Friends Social Day Service. April has also seen us install new troughs for our patio. The Friends’ Shop — The shop has been stocked with lots of new cards. Hospital estates have put up some new signage […]

January 2018 Newsletter

A Successful year for Friends’ Social Day Service —  The Social Day Service provided by the Friends of Crowborough Hospital was started in January 2015, as a transition from a previous NHS Health Care service. A number of the previous clients and volunteers transferred to the Friends from the previous provider – East Sussex Health Care […]

August 2017 Newsletter

The 2017 AGM was held on 29th June. Following refreshments kindly provided by Miriam Boobier, Chantal Wilson (Chairman) welcomed all. The President, Ros Marriott was retiring and she welcomed Dr Cathryn Stokes as the new president. The Innovation and Best Practice Award was given by CHA to FoCH in respect of the Social Day Service. This had […]

November 2016 Newsletter

The Fete This year, the weather was kind to the fete and once again the people of Crowborough supported it fantastically. The sun shone and visitors took heed of the notice near the entrance, buying items from plants to toys, clothes, household items, bric-a-brac, cakes, books and almost everything you could want! In And Around […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]