The League is a member of the Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Leagues of Hospital and Community Friends. Registered Charity 285734

If you are wanting information about the NHS hospital services click on this link
Visiting times 2.30 p.m. - 5 p.m / . 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m.

All monies given to the League of Friends at the Helston Community Hospital goes straight into equipment for the Hospital and there are no administration fees.
Members met the Manager, Russell Blackburn, and his staff at Sainsbury's to give us an idea what being their “Charity of the Year” involved. The Staff of Sainsburys chose two charities and the customers then voted who they would prefer and this year “the League of Friends of Helston Community Hospital” was chosen.

We will be joining Sainsbury's staff in the following:-

Easter Sunday – 16 April 2017
Car Boot Sale in Sainsbury’s Car Park from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

£5 per Car
"Chuck" and David have replaced the panels broken in the recent storm and made the Sensory Garden secure again.

Pippa Englefield presenting a cheque for £2.550 to Chairman Jo Coward August 2016

. Pippa organized a Jazz in the Garden together with an Auction, Raffle and BBQ. What a wonderful effort and this money will be allocated in October for equipment to be used in the hospital.

Left to right, Ann Ferris, Pippa Englefield, Jo Coward (chairman) Wendy Wallis (secretary)

Helston Rugby Colts presenting Jo Coward, the Chairman of the LOF, with a cheque for £400.

The boys raised the money by doing a 24 hour marathon row.


May 2016

We have provided the following this month for the comfort of the patients at the Hospital.Pilgrim and treloar - replacement TV room 14 £237
Easter Eggs £54.75 (5 donated by Sainsburys), 8 Commodes £2792 (£20 restricted funds utilized), 25 Stacking chairs £508.50,Items agreed and still outstanding, 2 x Rondish Sensory Mats £532.00, Paediatric Pulse Oximeter £158.70, 2 x Phase 111 Matresses £3100, 2 x Cose chairs £2048.

All monies given to the League of Friends at the Helston Community Hospital goes straight into equipment for the Hospital and there are no administration fees. So please remember we can only continue to give the Hospital our support if you continue to support us.THE LEAGUE of FRIENDS of THE HELSTON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
Registered Charity Number: 285734
All donations can be left at Reception at the Hospital or sent to our Treasurer Sue Atkins c/o the Helston Community Hospital, Helston TR13 8DR

Committee getting down to weeding and redesigning the Sensory Garden April 2016

Matron Lynda Mchale and Sister Teresa and Dr Ken Whittle thanked the members
of the Helston/Lizard Rotary Club for renovating the benches in the Sensory Garden. Spring 2016

The object of the League is to relieve patients and former patients of the Helston Community Hospital who are sick, convalescent; disabled, handicapped, infirm or in need of financial assistance and, generally to support the charitable work of the Hospital. The League supplements the service by providing facilities, buildings and equipment which may be required for the treatment of such patients.

The League works closely with the Primary Care Trust and the Matron and Staff to make this one of the best Community Hospitals in Cornwall. The League provided the "Jack Johns Suite" which was built onto the hospital for the use of patients families when they need to be with their "loved ones" for long periods of time. It gives them the opportunity to prepare a snack for themselves, shower and just relax for an hour without leaving the hospital. The League is also providing a Conservatory and Sensory Garden at the request of the Matron and Staff. (Click on "Purchases" for more photos

).Helston Community Hospital

Registered Charity 285734

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