The Friends have recently supported the Community Nursing Service in Rugby with a donation of six nebulizers which will benefit patients suffering from asthma or other lung conditions.
The Friends of St Cross have donated the latest ultrasound guided pain relief injection equipment which is set to benefit patients attending the Outpatients department at the Hospital of St Cross, Rugby.
The Friends of St Cross Sapphire Anniversary Appeal aimed to raise at least £65,000. Thanks to donations by Rugby Golf Club Ladies Section, and many others over the last 18 months, the total raised when we closed the Appeal was a fantastic £81,000.
Surgeons operating at the Hospital of St Cross, Rugby are delighted to have taken delivery of a Mini C-Arm X-ray device for use in surgery on patients’ hands or feet.
The Friends of St Cross have donated two sets of equipment required to perform Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Releases (eCTR) to the operating theatres at the Hospital of St Cross, Rugby.
The Friends of St Cross have received a record breaking donation from Coventry Building Society, thanks to the support and generosity of its members.
A selfless Friends of St Cross Volunteer who spends up to six days a week assisting staff and patients has seen his dedication rewarded.
The Friends of St Cross have marked an historical milestone after reaching £4 million in donations to benefit the NHS and patient care in Rugby.
Friends of St Cross Volunteer Bob Tooze was one of the first to receive an award when the University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust (UHCW) re-launched its World Class Colleague recognition scheme in August.
The Glaucoma team at the Hospital of St Cross has recently taken delivery of an Ocular Coherance Tomography (OCT) Scanner which enables Ophthalmic Technicians to examine patients and produce a report for a consultant to assess whether or not they require specialist intervention or regular monitoring of their condition.
An area outside the Physiotherapy suite at the Hospital of St Cross, Rugby has been transformed to help patient rehabilitation and staff wellbeing thanks to a £2,700 donation from the Friends of St Cross.
A new £1 million purpose built Haematology and Oncology unit has opened its doors at the Hospital of St Cross, Rugby.
Friends of St Cross volunteer David Harrop is no stranger to the stage, having performed in the West End, Las Vegas, Australia and New Zealand as a singer, dancer and actor.
Joe Greenwell CBE DL, The High Sheriff of Warwickshire, attended the Friends Board meeting, on Zoom on the 8th of March 2021, and presented the Charity with a High Sheriff's Award.
A group of seamstresses that was formed at the start of the pandemic has donated £1,000 to the Friends Sapphire Appeal and is looking forward to doing some more fundraising when the pandemic restrictions are eased!
The Friends of St Cross have received another fantastic donation from Coventry Building Society, thanks to the support and generosity of its members.
A POIGNANT project chronicling lockdown life in a Warwickshire town is continuing to raise vital funds for the Friends Sapphire Anniversary Appeal.
We know that fundraising activities will be limited until we are over the pandemic!!! But are there any "Captain Toms" out there who can come up with novel things to be sponsored to do? Photo (c) thetimes.co.uk
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.
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.
We have provided 2 additional functional electrical stimulation devices for the Rugby Early Supported Discharge (ESD) Team.
The local Masons lodges recognised that the lockdown has impacted many charities ability to raise funds and so the Friends were most grateful when Tracey Lennard, the Friends chair of Social Fundraising was contacted by her Salsa dance partner, Les Gill, who enquired how the charity was being impacted by the pandemic.
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!
The Rugby PPE Response has expanded dramatically over the last month and was outgrowing the space so generously provided by the Westside Medical Centre in Corporation Street and has moved to the Benn Partnership Centre.
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!
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.
The Friends of St. Cross and UHCW NHS Trust are launching a joint appeal for volunteers to visit and befriend patients in the Hospital of St. Cross over the festive season.
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.
The Rugby Philharmonic Choir and the Jaguar Land Rover Band gave a fabulous performance at the 3rd Gala Charity Concert organised by the Friends and the Rotary Club of Rugby Dunsmore.
A long serving volunteer has been given a fitting send off after helping to make a difference for more than a decade.