League of Friends News

GENEROUS DONATION FROM TAUNTON DEANE BOWLING CLUB

A big thank you to Taunton Deane Bowling Club, based at Blackbrook, who chose the League of Friends as their Charity of the Year and have given us a cheque for £2231.50. We really appreciate local organisations supporting us and can supply collecting boxes, banners...

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BRACKEN BIRTH CENTRE OPENS – A DREAM BECOMES REALITY!

BRACKEN BIRTH CENTRE OPENS – A DREAM BECOMES REALITY!

Musgrove Park Midwives and Somerset parents-to-be are celebrating following the news that the refurbished Bracken Birth Centre has officially opened after many months of fund raising and planning. The centre has undergone a £300,000 upgrade that gives patients -to-be...

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2020 EQUIPMENT DONATIONS

As well as the £300,000 given to the Bracken Birthing Centre, the League has donated a further £245,000 to Musgrove Park Hospital in 2020 to purchase the following equipment: £16,000 for a Model Box Room 3D Scanner for the Maxillo Facial Unit £98,000 for Urology...

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FUNDRAISING

FUNDRAISING

Sisters Emily Franklin and Abby Reynolds are organising a charity headshave on the 1st June in aid of the League of Friends.  They hope to raise £1000 for us so if you would like to donate please follow the link below...

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‘TASTES FOR PLEASURE’ TROLLEYS

‘TASTES FOR PLEASURE’ TROLLEYS

Together with Exeter Chiefs, Marks and Spencer and Sheppys Cider, the League of Friends is donating the £1000 we received from Wivey has Jazz to four ‘Tastes for Pleasure’ trolleys being organised by Lucy Chambers, Enhanced Supportive Care Nurse. Stocked with drinks,...

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From the Lord Lieutenant of Somerset

The Lord Lieutenant of Somerset, Annie Maw has written to the staff and volunteers of the League of Friends Musgrove Park Hospital expressing her appreciation and thanks for the work they have been undertaking in not only keeping the shop open in the hospital but also...

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LEAGUE OF FRIENDS SHOP

LEAGUE OF FRIENDS SHOP

When the lockdown started, the volunteers who man the Shop in the Duchess Building on a rota basis, were unable to come into the hospital because of the restrictions in place.  As a result, keeping the Shop open and providing such an essential service to hospital...

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LOCKDOWN DISCO!

LOCKDOWN DISCO!

Thank you to Ashley Keal in Somerton who has held an open-air disco to raise money for the League of Friends.  All his neighbours were asked to sit in their gardens to listen and friends and family watched live on Facebook while Ashley played requests in exchange for...

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THANK YOU

THANK YOU

Lots of people to thank this week.  First to the customer at the Trading Post in South Petherton who bought a giant Easter Egg to donate to the hospital and to Kate at the Trading Post who delivered it to Musgrove along with other chocolatey treats! Secondly to the...

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EAR GUARDS

EAR GUARDS

An innovative supporter in Bath has designed and produced ear guards on his 3D printer and the first 200 have been delivered free of charge to Musgrove this week.  These ear guards relieve the pressure on the ears caused by wearing a face mask over long periods of...

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Wivey has Jazz donates to League of Friends

A big thank you to Wivey has Jazz who over the past six months has donated the proceeds of their monthly raffle to the League of Friends.  Wivey has Jazz meets monthly at the Cotleigh Brewery in Wiveliscome for an evening of great trad jazz plus of course beer, cider...

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A Message from the LoF Chairman, Peter Renshaw

The League of Friends Musgrove Park Hospital thanks everyone who has recently answered our appeal to help in the League of Friends Shop.  However, with the cancellation of nearly all outpatient appointments and with severely restricted patient visiting during the...

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