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 […]

November 2017 Newsletter

  Hospital Friends win Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, Lord Lieutenant presents ‘group MBE’ to volunteers Volunteers who raise funds and provide equipment and services at Crowborough War Memorial Hospital have been presented with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary service – the highest honour that can be given to local groups across the UK to recognise […]

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 […]

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 […]

Reshaping Maternity in the High Weald

The Friends have made a submission to The High Weald Lewes Havens Clinical Commissioning Group in respect of the provision of maternity services at Crowborough Hospital. This is our formal response to the Clinical Commissioning Group’s ‘Better Beginnings’ consultation document. RESPONDING TO THIS SUBMISSION & SUPPORTING THIS PROPOSAL  If you wish to respond to this document, […]