Clatterbridge Hospitals League of Friends

ClatterbridgeBrief History

In 1836 Clatterbridge being the centre of Wirral was chosen as the site for a Workhouse and Infirmary.  In 1948 it was taken over under the NHS Act 1946 & in 1990 became Wirral Hospitals Trust.  It is now part of Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.  Clatterbridge Hospitals League of Friends was formed in 1954 & is affiliated to Attend.

 

 

Who We Are

Chairman Ken Arnold, Vice Chairman & Radio Clatterbridge Representative David Adams,  Treasurer Jean Lewis, Secretary Lindsey Lawrence, Grant Requests (Pinks) Ite Rafferty, Fundraising co-ordinator Jill Owen, Carys Furr, Michael Furr, Les Rowlands,  Amanda Rummery, Sue Thomas.

 

 

 

 

What We Do

Committee meetings are held on the Clatterbridge Site on the 2nd Wednesday of each month. Grant Requests (Pinks) & Fund Raising Events are discussed.  All funds are raised by Volunteers & donated to Clatterbridge Hospital in the form of Grant Requests (Pinks) from the on-site Wards or Departments, donated items must stay on the Clatterbridge site.  Grant Requests are often for equipment that the NHS does not have a budget to purchase, but would greatly benefit patients’ hospital experience.

The Annual General Meeting provides an overview of the years achievements & accounts, a Guest Speaker provides an entertaining talk, Awards are presented & to end the evening, refreshments are enjoyed.

 

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