Social Day Service during Covid-19

Government advice about the risks of Coronavirus highlights the additional risk faced by those over 70 years of age and those with underlying health issues. The Friends are very aware that nearly all the clients to the Social Day Service we operate are significantly older than 70 years of age, and that many, if not […]

February 2020 Newsletter

Thank You! The Friends of Crowborough Hospital would like to thank its volunteers, supporters and the wonderful dedicated staff in the hospital (both clinical and hotel) who have gone the extra mile again last year to keep the hospital truly at the heart of Crowborough. We are so lucky to have this great facility. But […]

November 2019 Newsletter

Successful fete in scorching weather Just over £11,000 net was raised from this year’s Crow- borough Hospital Fete on Bank Holiday Monday de- spite the lower turnout because of the heatwave. The raffle, street collection and eBay sales helped to make up this fantastic figure. Stalls included bric-a-brac, collectables, clothes, toys, games, books, plants and flowers, […]

August 2019 Newsletter

Refurbished Birthing Unit Opened by TV Star On 10th May, Melody Grove, star of Call the Midwife was welcomed to Crowborough Birth Centre by Karen Leeson (Birth Centre Manager) and more than 50 mums, midwives and supporters who had crowded into CBC to celebrate the opening of the new birthing rooms at the centre. Melody […]

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 […]

End of Summer sale

Boutique, clothing, collectables and bric-a-brac to be sold. In the weeks that have passed since the enormously successful Crowborough Hospital Fete on August Bank Holiday Monday, stallholders have been busy sorting the highest quality items that remained unsold. These, and additional items that arrived too late for the fete, are to be sold at a […]

MacMillan Coffee Morning

Just to let you know that the Friends’ Social Day Service will be hosting another MacMillan coffee morning on September the 30th between 10.00 and 12.00. Please come along if you can, £1.50 will get you coffee and cake and after that all donations are welcome. Jane Hayward (SDS Manager)

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 […]