August 2014 Newsletter

Annual General Meeting 2014. The 2014 AGM was held on 15th July in the Day Centre. It was chaired by Mrs Chantal Wilson who welcomed everyone, with special welcomes ex- tended to: Stuart Welling, Chairman of East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust; Dr Elizabeth Gill, Chair of High Weald Lewes Havens CCG Monica Green, Director of […]

May 2014 Newsletter

Visit of the High Sherriff. We were honoured to host a visit of the High Sheriff of East Sussex, Mr Graham Peters, was keen to visit Crowborough during his year of office. He had heard a great deal about the hospital and its amazing birthing centre, so his visit started with us. There are posts […]

February 2014 Newsletter

The Future of Maternity and Paediatric Services in East Sussex. A consultation by the three Clinical Commissioning Groups in East Sussex about maternity and paediatric services across the county has just started, entitled “Better Beginnings”. Members of the public are encouraged to comment, to give their views and to decide between 4 options which they […]

November 2013 Newsletter

2013 Fete was a Resounding Success This year’s Hospital Fete, held on August Bank Holiday, was an enormous success. The final net amount raised exceeded £16,000 – a record figure! This will be used to support the much appreciated Day Care facilities offered to local people. The Friends’ new Patron, Mrs Sara Stonor, Vice Lord […]

August 2013 Newsletter

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 […]

May 2013 Newsletter

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, […]

February 2013 Newsletter

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.

November 2012 Newsletter

Hospital Fete 2012 The August Bank Holiday Fete was, once again, a great success. In spite of the rain which threatened before the fete and fell before its end, hundreds of local people turned out to enjoy themselves and to support the great efforts made by the commit- tee, organisers and stallholders. This year, the […]

August 2012 Newsletter

Volunteers Recognised East Sussex Healthcare Trust recently awarded long service certificates to a number of long-standing volunteers who had completed 10, 20 or 30 years of service to the hospital. One recipient is Pam Dixon who has worked in the Day Centre for 30 years! Very well done to her and to all the other […]

May 2012 Newsletter

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 […]