UPDATE

Dear Friends and Members  I thought it was timely to update everyone about what Stroud Hospitals League of Friends accomplished in 2021 given that we do not have the opportunity at the moment for holding General Meetings as before. Needless to say 2021 was not a...

AGM December 2021

We are holding our AGM via zoom on Tuesday 14th December at 7.30pm and invite you to join us using the link below. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9083701946  

AGM

We will be holding our AGM via the internet (zoom). We expect that the meeting will not be lengthy since we will be covering the formalities only and have no additional presentations. We therefore invite you to join us, if you are able, on Tuesday 14th December at...

New grants for local community-based health provision

In the early days of the COVID pandemic, Stroud Hospitals League of Friends gave significant practical support to both the General and Maternity Hospitals, through the immediate allocation of funds. Towards the end of 2020, the League also funded local health-focused...

AGM

We were unable to hold our AGM in the Subscription Rooms last September and notification was given of a postponement until Spring 2021. In common with most organisations we are now holding our AGM via the internet (Zoom). we expect that the meeting will not be lengthy...

Thank You NHS

The League of Friends recognise the dedication, resilience and adaptability shown in the face of the most extreme and unimaginably challenging circumstances by all the staff of the two hospitals and Weavers Croft. This gratitude extends equally to the administrators...

Volunteers and Gardening Group

Volunteering within the hospital remained suspended from March 2020 until beyond June 2020. However, a few members of the gardening group resumed their activities during the early summer, either working singly or one or two working socially distanced. This meant that...

Suspension of normal League of Friends’ activities

Horsfall House: Whilst the League’s Respite care accommodation continued as normal until March 2020, it was abruptly suspended once it became unsafe for it to continue, and remained so for the rest of 2020. Weavers Croft: Social distancing measures severely...

Covid Response

Our immediate response was to allocate emergency funding to Stroud Hospital (£20,000) and Stroud Maternity (£10,000) for them to spend on whatever they needed for the fast moving and rapidly changing situation helping them to cope with the new challenges on hospitals...

Free Respite Care

As you may be aware Stroud Hospitals League of Friends has been providing free Respite Care at Horsfall House, Minchinhampton since 2019. Eligibility is not based on means, but upon need and being registered with one of the 11 local GP practices covering the Stroud...

Christmas Greetings and Update on 2020

Dear All December is a perfect opportunity to look back both on the past year and forward to what next year may bring. 2020 has held individual challenges for us all, and everyone had to face varying difficulties along the way. I hope that you, and those close to you,...