Rugby's rate of of confirmed Covid-19 infections and Covid-19 deaths has been below the national average - a fact one senior doctor has said is partially down to the hard work of volunteers in the area.

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A new multi-faith prayer room has been opened at St Cross, offering patients and staff a space for moments of quiet contemplation and reflection.

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We have provided 2 additional functional electrical stimulation devices for the Rugby Early Supported Discharge (ESD) Team.

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The local Masons lodges recognised that the lockdown has impacted many charities ability to raise funds and they enquired how the charity was being impacted by the pandemic.

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The Rugby PPE Response is asking for donations of material or funds to buy more material for scrubs for nurses and cloth face masks for the community!

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A group of over 30 volunteers in Rugby have come together to produce and deliver 1029 face visors to nurses, paramedics and care staff in Rugby by the 22nd of April!

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The Friends of St Cross and University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire Trust Festive Befriending Initiative has been hailed as a success by patients, staff and volunteers from across the community.

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The Friends of St Cross have received another fantastic donation from Coventry Building Society, thanks to the support and generosity of its members.

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The 64th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING was held in the Benn Hall, Newbold Road, Rugby.

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Help us to make a difference to our community – play for just £1 a week and for every £1 ticket The Friends will receive 50p back, a further 10p goes to other great causes in the local area!


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A new specialist service in Rugby is helping to diagnose and treat the 20% or more of the adult population who suffer from sleep disorders.

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Outpatient Hysteroscopy examinations are now being provided in Rugby thanks to an equipment donation from The Friends.


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