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 […]

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 […]

August 2015 Newsletter

AWARDS PRESENTED AT AGM This year’s AGM on Thursday 9th July was well attended. Following refreshments which were kindly provided by Miriam Boobier and her team, the business of the evening began. The Chairman of the Friends of Crowborough hospital (FoCH), Chantal Wilson began by welcoming everyone with special mention of guests: Sara Stonor, Vice […]

May 2015 Newsletter

Social Day Service is Thriving The social day service, run by the Friends, has now been going very successfully for four months. The service is starting to welcome new clients and volunteers. Everyone has settled in well together and our existing volunteers have enthusiasti- cally taken on new roles and respon- sibilities. Thanks must go to […]

February 2015 Newsletter

Social Day Service is now run by the Friends The Friends started by paying the previous providers, East Sussex Healthcare Trust, to carry on for a few months. Meanwhile, the committee spoke to several other organisations which might have carried on the service if we paid them. However, there was no clear ideal provider so […]

November 2014 Newsletter

Rain couldn’t stop the Fete! Despite the weather, which really couldn’t have been worse with the whole site lashed by wind and rain for the entire day, the fete raised a wonderful £9000. This was due to the stalwart stallholders and helpers, the loyal community and in particular to the efforts of Chair- man Ricky […]

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 […]