Friends need more friends

SIR -The Friends of Bideford Hospital are continuing to raise funds to buy items that are not on the NHS priority list, but add to the comfort of patients and visitors - such as vending machines for the Outpatient Department, mobile phones for the wards,

SIR -The Friends of Bideford Hospital are continuing to raise funds to buy items that are not on the NHS priority list, but add to the comfort of patients and visitors - such as vending machines for the Outpatient Department, mobile phones for the wards, bench seats for the grounds, plus much more.We have held fund-raising events such as fetes, quizzes, a dance, car boot sale and even a pudding party. Also, various organisations have supported us and raised funds for the Friends, for which we are very grateful.Our problem is that we need more Friends to help us with our fund-raising activities.If anyone has a few spare hours in a month, they would be very welcome to join us.Bideford Hospital is a vital part of our community and the patients and staff need your support.For further information, phone me on (01271) 372593.Yvonne Taylor, Chairman,Friends of Bideford Hospital.

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