A new £1 million purpose built Haematology and Oncology unit has opened its doors at the Hospital of St Cross, Rugby.
Friends of St Cross volunteer David Harrop is no stranger to the stage, having performed in the West End, Las Vegas, Australia and New Zealand as a singer, dancer and actor.
Joe Greenwell CBE DL, The High Sheriff of Warwickshire, attended the Friends Board meeting, on Zoom on the 8th of March 2021, and presented the Charity with a High Sheriff's Award.
Film fans are in for a treat after a generous donation was presented to the Friends of the Hospital of St Cross. A selection of DVDs have been provided by Technicolor, based on the Swift Valley Industrial Estate in Rugby.
A group of seamstresses that was formed at the start of the pandemic has donated £1,000 to the Friends Sapphire Appeal and is looking forward to doing some more fundraising when the pandemic restrictions are eased!
The Rugby PPE Response Team won the Volunteer Team Outstanding Service and Care Award from the UHCW Trust.
A POIGNANT project chronicling lockdown life in a Warwickshire town is continuing to raise vital funds for the Friends Sapphire Anniversary Appeal.
Please join us in celebrating 65 years since our foundation so that we can continue making a difference for patients attending the Hospital of St Cross and the NHS Community Service in Rugby.
Rugby's rate of of confirmed Covid-19 infections and Covid-19 deaths has been below the national average - a fact one senior doctor has said is partially down to the hard work of volunteers in the area.
We have provided 2 additional functional electrical stimulation devices for the Rugby Early Supported Discharge (ESD) Team.
The local Masons lodges recognised that the lockdown has impacted many charities ability to raise funds and so the Friends were most grateful when Tracey Lennard, the Friends chair of Social Fundraising was contacted by her Salsa dance partner, Les Gill, who enquired how the charity was being impacted by the pandemic.
The Rugby PPE Response is asking for donations of material or funds to buy more material for scrubs for nurses and cloth face masks for the community!
The Rugby PPE Response has expanded dramatically over the last month and was outgrowing the space so generously provided by the Westside Medical Centre in Corporation Street and has moved to the Benn Partnership Centre.
A group of over 30 volunteers in Rugby have come together to produce and deliver 1029 face visors to nurses, paramedics and care staff in Rugby by the 22nd of April!
The Friends of St Cross and University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire Trust Festive Befriending Initiative has been hailed as a success by patients, staff and volunteers from across the community.
The Friends of St Cross have received another fantastic donation from Coventry Building Society, thanks to the support and generosity of its members.
The Friends of St. Cross and UHCW NHS Trust are launching a joint appeal for volunteers to visit and befriend patients in the Hospital of St. Cross over the festive season.
A new specialist service in Rugby is helping to diagnose and treat the 20% or more of the adult population who suffer from sleep disorders.
Outpatient Hysteroscopy examinations are now being provided in Rugby thanks to an equipment donation from the Friends of St Cross.
The Rugby Philharmonic Choir and the Jaguar Land Rover Band gave a fabulous performance at the 3rd Gala Charity Concert organised by the Friends and the Rotary Club of Rugby Dunsmore.
A long serving volunteer has been given a fitting send off after helping to make a difference for more than a decade.