The Friends of St Cross have donated a special hospital bed which can be adjusted to suit the needs of taller and heavier patients.
The Mayor came along to join our team of collectors at Sainsburys where we raised a fabulous £574 to add to our Diamond Jubilee Appeal. Many thanks to all the staff and customers.
The Bluebell Lounge, opened on 23rd May 2014 to celebrate national Dementia Awareness Week, has been designed for patients with confusion and/or dementia, their relatives, carers and accompanying staff members to come and take time out.
One of the last donations of equipment made in 2014 was a set of arthroscopy instruments which are used to help stabilise shoulder joints during surgery.
2014’s Christmas Raffle was drawn, in Out Patients in the Hospital of St Cross on Friday 19th December, and exceeded all hopes and expectations by raising a staggering £2,727, which is approximately 3 times the average amount achieved in recent years.
Ladies from Ball of Yarn, a local group of knitters, auctioned some sample yarn and donated the £20 proceeds to the Appeal and have now offered to knit a menagerie for the ‘Name the cuddly toy’ fundraisers. The first Teddy was named at the Merchants Inn Pub Quiz on Monday 28th July and raised £40 in the process!
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