May 15, 2020

Hospital update May 15th 2020

The Friends continue to help with projects in the Hospital.  May the 12th was International Nurses Day and we provided the money so that some extra goodies could be purchased for the Staff and Patients in the Hospital. Staff Photos are belo...

May 14, 2020

Hospital update May 2020

It has been 2 months since the Friends have had a meeting and we recently attempted to meet on Zoom with a full Committee.  The meeting started and the Chairman was nowhere to be found.   A tracking group set out to find me and several texts and...

April 23, 2020

As mentioned in a previous Chairman Blog we have now received the latest press release concerning  new Primary Assessment Centres to open in Somerset.

Please click HERE to download the full release

Bernard Spilsbury: Chairman

April 3, 2020

At the end of February, the Friends raised a petition to Keep Urgent and Minor Treatment in Burnham -on-Sea.  This was to canvass opinions as the CCG had indicated the Minor Injuries units could be closed down in favour of fewer Urgent Treatment Centres. 

The resul...

March 26, 2020

Three weeks ago, we were fighting to save our MIU or to have some sort of Treatment Service centred on Burnham Hospital.  With the onset of Corona virus, we had to bring our petition to a quick end as we made a dash to get all the signed copies back.

We have now counted...

January 10, 2020

On Thursday Evening, the 9th January The Master of the Lodge, Ted Toon, invited me to 'sing for my supper' at their meeting in Wedmore.

On behalf of the Friends I would like to thank Ted and his colleagues in the Sir Thomas De Cheddre Lodge for their hospitality, a cheq...

October 26, 2019

The Worshipful Master of The Alfred and Guthrum Masonic Lodge, Wedmore, Gary Body presented a cheque for £1,600 to The Friends of Burnham Hospital. 

The picture shows (L to R)  Gary Body, Worshipful Master, his Wife Jackie, Charity Steward and Fred Body, Lodge Trea...

October 15, 2019

For the second time, Mark Stanton from the Lakeside Owners Club organised another wonderful evening in aid of the Friends of Burnham Hospital Charity. Mark put a huge effort into making the arrangements and managed to provide some wonderful raffle prizes, including a T...

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