League of Friends News

TAUNTON AND PICKERIDGE GOLF CLUB RAISES MORE THAN £4,000…

TAUNTON AND PICKERIDGE GOLF CLUB RAISES MORE THAN £4,000…

...TOWARDS THE LEAGUE OF FRIENDS MUSGROVE PARK HOSPITAL ROBOTIC SURGERY APPEAL In September Taunton and Pickeridge Goldf Club hosted the annal Musgrove Cup with all the profits donated to the League of Friends Musgrove Park Hospital. Thanks to the generosity of the...

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LEGACIES MAKE A HUGE IMPACT

Legacies have had a huge impact on the fund raising work of the League of Friends of Musgrove Park Hospital in Taunton in the past year. The League’s annual meeting last week was told that money generously left by people in their wills had enabled the hospital to buy...

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PLEASE HELP BOOST REVOLUTIONARY SURGERY AT MUSGROVE

PLEASE HELP BOOST REVOLUTIONARY SURGERY AT MUSGROVE

A new public appeal has been launched by the League of Friends of Musgrove Park Hospital in Taunton to support revolutionary new robotic surgery. Earlier this year the League committed £1.5 million to the hospital to buy a robotic surgery console, to enable surgeons...

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LEAGUE OF FRIENDS GIVES £1.5m TO MUSGROVE PARK HOSPITAL

LEAGUE OF FRIENDS GIVES £1.5m TO MUSGROVE PARK HOSPITAL

Surgeons at Somerset NHS Foundation Trust (FT) are set to begin using robotic surgery for the first time in Somerset – thanks to a £1.5 million commitment from the Musgrove Park Hospital League of Friends The money will buy a da Vinci Xi surgical system, which will...

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‘TOOL KITS’ FOR THE DEMENTIA UNIT

‘TOOL KITS’ FOR THE DEMENTIA UNIT

The dementia and delirium team at Musgrove are delighted to be equipped with their bright yellow ‘tool kits’, courtesy of a generous donation  to the League of Friends by housing developers, Taylor Wimpey. Packed with dementia friendly activities and assessment aids,...

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ROTARY CLUB OF TAUNTON

ROTARY CLUB OF TAUNTON

Following a lunch held at Taunton Racecourse at the end of June, Carol Waterman-Smith, on behalf of the League of Friends was delighted to receive a cheque for £2000 from Peter Renshaw, on behalf of the Rotary Club of Taunton.  Peter Renshaw is the outgoing President...

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LEAGUE OF FRIENDS GIVES £500,000 TO MUSGROVE PARK

  Thanks to donations and legacies, the League of Friends Musgrove Park Hospital has recently been able to support requests from the hospital for equipment and developments at Musgrove Park totalling half a million pounds. Chairman of the League of Friends, Peter...

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Assistant Manager Vacancy at the League of Friends Shop

Do you know anyone who might be interested in a part time assistant manager role at the Musgrove Park Hospital League of Friends shop? The role involves 26.25 hours over three days. Retail experience is preferred, but not essential, and the person must be good working...

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Hedgehogs with a Surprise!

Hedgehogs with a Surprise!

Pat Wyatt who volunteers in the Shop at Musgrove Park Hospital and is a member of Taunton Inner Wheel has been making Easter gifts with a difference - hedgehogs with a chocolate egg hidden in their bottoms!   At £1.25 each, they are selling like ‘hot hedgehogs’ so...

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GET SET, BAKE!

GET SET, BAKE!

We have been really touched by a gesture from a group of bakers in the six Polden villages (Ashcott, Burtle, Catcott, Chilton Polden, Edington and Shapwick) who are going to bring cakes into the Shop every Thursday for sixteen weeks which Jackie will then arrange to...

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Platinum Skies donation

Platinum Skies donation

The Platinum Skies development near the Library in Taunton has chosen the League of Friends as one of its two local charities to support this year.  They have kindly donated £500 to buy dementia friendly games and activities.  We hope to have a photo opportunity soon...

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