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 […]

FoCH looking for a Transport Manager

The Friends are seeking a volunteer transport manager to look after their wheelchair and accessible ambulances and to manage the availability of drivers and their rota. Some prior experience of fleet management would be an advantage. If you might be interested and would like to know more, please get in touch. You may phone or email, or […]

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.