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 […]
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 […]
Against the background of increasing closures of care facilities for the elderly, nationally and in East Sussex, local people working for their community are forging their own way ahead to meet the needs of a growing elderly population. Local solution found as central funding for hospital’s day care centre dries up Social day care at […]
We were pleased to host a visit to the Hospital by the High Sheriff of East Sussex, Graham Peters, and his wife Sarah. They spent time at the Birthing Centre talking with the senior midwife and maternity manager, and then visited the Day Centre to see rehabilitation in operation.
AGM hears about Clinical Commissioning Groups The AGM of the Friends of Crowborough Hospital was held on 27th June 2013. The Chairman, Chantal Wilson, welcomed all and thanked Russell Wakefield, the outgoing chairman, for his years of commitment. Special welcomes were extended to Cllr Barby Dashwood-Morris (Vice Chairman of Wealden District Council), Mr Stuart Welling […]
Visit of the Vice Lord Lieutenant of East Sussex Mrs Sara Stoner, Vice Lord Lieutenant of East Sussex made an informal visit to Crowborough War Memorial Hospital on 9th April. She was welcomed by Richard Hallett, Chantal Wilson and Dr. Catherine Stokes and shown around the hospital. In the Birthing Centre, they met midwives, mums, […]
Mrs Sara Stonor, Vice Lord Lieutenant of East Sussex, made an informal visit to Crowborough War Memorial Hospital on 9th April. She was welcomed by Richard Hallett, Chantal Wilson and Dr. Catherine Stokes and shown around the hospital. In the Birthing Centre, they met midwives, mums, dads and babies – one of four days old and another […]
MBE for Volunteer Mr Richard Hallett, trustee and vice president of the Friends of Crowborough Hospital and long time campaigner for maternity services, has been appointed an MBE “for Services to Midwifery and Parents” in recognition of his determi- nation to improve choice for pregnant women.
New Patients’ Garden Patients and staff are delighted that the new garden area has been finished – all we need now is some good weather so it can be used! ￼The garden was paid for jointly by ESHT, the Friends of Crowborough Hospital and a very welcome donation by Crowborough Beacon Golf Club. The new […]