October 23 Newsletter

As the number of patients waiting for appointments nudge up to 8 million, the population of Switzerland, surely there has never been a greater need for Community Hospitals? Sadly, and amazingly in equal measure, the Uckfield Hospital appears to be underused. Despite...

Feb 2023 Newsletter

It is with much sadness I have to report the death of one our longest and most supportive Trustees, John Carvey. As many will know his work with the League of Friends was but one of many organisations he worked tirelessly to help. He always attended meetings, helped...
October 22 Newsletter

October 22 Newsletter

As we move into Autumn, I thought you would enjoy hearing our news. Of course the Uckfield Hospital League of Friends (LoF’s) is not spared the problems of “UK Ltd”. We, and the NHS seem to be in a trough between two enormous peaks of problems, Covid and Inflation....
March 2022 Newsletter

March 2022 Newsletter

There is no doubt our “headlines” today are the news that Joan Stocker is retiring as Hon. Secretary of the Uckfield League of Friends. This of course is a huge loss to the LoF’s, but at the same time we all want to wish Joan a long happy and hopefully a little less...
December 2021 Newsletter

December 2021 Newsletter

i Presentation of a cheque to St Wilfrid’s Hospice Eastbourne: Left to Right: Bernard Trew (President), Linda Kenward (Secretary) Kathryn Sutter (Fund Raiser St Wilfrid’s) Barbara Bond (Senior RCN at St Wilfrid’s based at Uckfield) Chris Macvae (Chairman LoF’s)...
October 2021 Newsletter

October 2021 Newsletter

As the Autumnal weather takes hold, noted by its “bipolar” nature – sun or rain, its good to review the current impact of Covid-19. It certainly has left its mark on the Community Hospital, both with the high death rate amongst the elderly patients of Uckfield, but...