October 12, 2018

Extraordinary AGM to be held in Burnham Hospital

7.00 pm on Monday 12th November 2018

The Friends committee is operating with several vacancies.  Recently we have been fortunate enough to have two new volunteers offer to join the committee.

Our constitution does not allow...

July 17, 2018

On one of the hottest days of the summer more than 200 people attended the Friends Second Annual Garden Party held in the hospital on the 8th July

The Event was opened by the Mayor and Mayoress, Bill and Francis Hancock with help from Alistair Murray, Town Crier and And...

June 23, 2018

In an attempt to improve the facilities at the hospital we recognised that many of the benches placed around the grounds for both patient and visitors use were becoming dilapidated.

We approached the Men's Shed www.burnham-mens-shed.club and asked them if they would be...

June 2, 2018

Approximately 20 years ago the League of Friends (as it was known at the time) purchased an exercise bike for the Physio Department.  This has now worn out and we were recently asked if we could replace it.

We are pleased to have been able to purchase a new Unicam Cyclo...

May 9, 2018

The first word war was described at the time as the 'War to end all wars'.  It began July 28th 1914 and ended November 11th 1918.  By the time the guns fell silent nearly 1.1 million British and Empire Service Men and Women had been killed and when the soldiers from al...

April 4, 2018

Two sets of digital software which provides memory therapy for patients who have dementia, or those who have suffered a head injury or stroke, has been introduced into Burnham Hospital thanks to a donation of £9,600 from the Burnham and Berrow Golf club that was made u...

March 23, 2018

One of our Health Care Assistants Tracey Benton took part in the London Marathon this year. The staff were very proud of her and Tracey bought her medal into work to show the patients. Some of the patients watched it on the TV trying to spot Tracey but without success!


March 23, 2018

Club Captain, Peter Amos and Ladies Captain, Jane Moreton, together with the Club President, David Jenkins and Seniors Captain, Ray French met and agreed that they would choose the YMCA and the Friends of Burnham Hospital as the Captains' Nominated Charities for 2017.


February 12, 2016

When the Worshipful Master, Richard Kilburn, of the Mark Lodge of Freemasons in Burnham-on-Sea was appointed, he suggested that he would like something to be given to the Hospital in some way to mark the recognition of the treatment that he received as a patient there....

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