News from 2017
Many of the patients who undergo treatment at the Hospital of St Cross are frail and elderly and so have the potential to fall and injure themselves if they attempt to get out of bed unaided.
Four Male Voice Choirs from Rugby, Coventry, Leamington and Northampton performed with the Jaguar Landrover Band and soloist Mel Cotton to raise the roof at the Temple Speech Room and to give Mike Minton a great send off as the retiring Musical Director of the Rugby Male Voice Choir.
The nursing and occupational therapy teams at the Hospital of St Cross are seen with one of 5 kit boxes of aids for patients with visual or hearing impairments donated by the Friends.
The Children's Outpatient Unit at the Hospital of St Cross in Rugby is set to be transformed thanks to a major funding commitment from the Friends of St Cross and the University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire Charity.
Two new glucose level monitors, donated by the Friends of St Cross, are helping the team at the hospital to develop treatment plans for patients whose blood glucose levels fluctuate.
Sarah Barker from the Knit and Natter group, who meet at St Peter and St John’s Church on Clifton Road, recently presented a collection of ‘twiddlemuffs’ to nurses at the Hospital of St Cross.
Steve and Carol Hamp set off on the 1st of September to cycle 1200 miles, unsupported on the national cycle network, from Lands End to John O’Groats.