The AGM (5 Sept 2018) was well attended .

Our Chairman, Richard Burford, thanked both the Trustees and Shop Helpers for their contributions over the past year. He thanked Peter Ellis for his hard work as a Trustee and Grants Secretary, Peter has now retired and he welcomed Sue Brankin who will replace him.

Angela Stevenson, Chief Operating Officer (SASH) updated us on the recent improvements and successes of the Hospital.  She thanked the Friends for their generous donations.

One of our purchases in the past year has been a Fibro Scanner, Karen Street brought this portable machine for us to see and hear how it has helped our patients.

Long Service Awards were presented to Betty Stretton (25+ years), Maureen Brown, Keith Hiscock, John Tree (20 +years), Pat First, Alison Stagg and Jean Wynd (15  – 20) Years, and Anna Burgess, Amanda Christoforou, Jenny and Tony Corner, Peter Ellis, Ruth Harwood, Denise Kollewyn, Denise Martin, Jill Pettridge, Kate Roffey, Jean and David Storer and Reinhilde Taylor (10 -15 years)

After the formal proceedings we all enjoyed a delicious supper.