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OCTOBER 2018 - A grant of £10,000 was approved for Cranleigh Medical Practice.


LEAGUE OF FRIENDS ADOPTED BY CRANLEIGH CO-OP AS ITS LOCAL CHARITY

The League is delighted to have been chosen by the Co-op in Cranleigh as its local charity. The Co-op will support the League with its fundraising activities and collection boxes have been installed by the tills in the store. All proceeds will go towards improved facilities in the Vilage Hospital Outpatients Department.
 



NEW X-RAY DEPARTMENT FOR CRANLEIGH HOSPITAL
 

The Directors have agreed a project to open an X-Ray Department in Cranleigh Village Hospital with the Royal Surrey County Hospital. The Grant of £400,000 from the League of Friends will cover equipment and installation and will also create a permanent home for the ultrasound machine and a reporting room. The Directors are delighted with the scheme which should bring additional Out Patient clinics in its wake.

Installation work has now started and it is anticipated the unit will be operational by Easter.


DEFIBRILLATOR FOR ROWLEY'S - the League of Friends has given a Grant of £1278 to Rowley's to buy a defibrillator.

 

HOSPICE CARE AT HOME FOR CRANLEIGH RESIDENTS


A Grant to Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice Care at Home which was agreed in April 2017 funded 29% of the Hospice Care at Home model of care to Cranleigh residents during April 2017 to February 2018, which has helped to provide more home visits, telephone contact and support from the multidisciplinary Hospice Care at Home team. 30 patients were supported by the Hospice Care at Home team during this period.

The Grant to Phyllis Tuckwell was increased to £25,000 for a further 12 months in April 2018.

 

APRIL 2017 - Grants to the Hospital were agreed to enable the purchase of a Retinoscope and charging unit for the Orthoptist and a life-size skeleton for the Physiotherapy Department.
 

APRIL 2017 - A Grant to Cranleigh Medical Practice to fund a three month Physiotherapy triage/early assessment Pilot Scheme was a great success. During the scheme 129 patients were seen and they were generally delighted with the speed of access and quality. Services to patients included medical certificates, painkillers, x-ray referral if appropriate and referral on to normal providers of physiotherapy which included Virgin, RSCH and private providers.
 

 

JUNE 2016 -  A Grant from the League of Friends has enabled Cranleigh Medical Practice to purchase new equipment which is in daily use at the practice. Items include:

A Spirometer, an INR machine, a portable ECG, 6 x Blood pressure Machines, 11 x Pulse Oximeters, a Paediatric Pulse Oximeter, 3 x Thermoscans for nurses, an Otoscope and Opthalmoscope and a portable Induction Loop for use in consulting rooms.

Dr. Diane Christie said that having the budget upfront has allowed the Practice to negotiate discounts on all the purchases.