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, […]

February 2019 Newsletter

Two Major Projects funded by Friends The Trustees of the Friends of Crowborough Hospital are delighted to have been able to provide substantial funds for the upgrading of the X Ray department (now completed) and the Birthing Centre (nearing completion). X Ray After a number of weeks working in Uckfield, and with our mobile X […]

November 2018 Newsletter

Crowborough Hospital Fete on Bank Holiday Monday banked a handsome profit of £12,000 with stallholders reporting increased takings on the day. “This is a wonderful result and I extend our warmest thanks to the many people who turned up on the day and dug deep into their pockets,” said Ricky Booth, the organiser, “The weather […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

May 2016 Newsletter

Crowborough Hospital Fete Needs Your Support The number of voluntary fete helpers needs boosting and we urgently need more people to assist the current team and ensure the continuity of the Fête Who are the Friends of Crowborough Hospital? I suspect many people do not know who is behind the Friends as a charity. As […]