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 […]

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 […]