THE League of Friends' hospital shop behind the reception desk
closed at the end of February 2014 and moved into temporary
accommodation while a new shop was built. This is now open across
the main entrance from its previous location.
While it is not quite as big as our previous shop, we are still
stocking most of the lines we had before.
serve people who are visiting
patients, as well as some patients, and members of the hospital staff.
THE new shop was built as part of a refurbishment of
the building by the Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
in 2014. The Trust has a new cafe reached off the Main Entrance.
Read more about the
changes at Leighton Hospital on the trust's website. (Click
on the link).
EVEN though the Leighton Hospital League of Friends is no longer
able to have a sales stall in the Out Patients department (which has
also been refurbished - including a new glass wall), we are still holding
The stall closed at the end of 2013, and since
the beginning of 2014 the League has held sales stalls in local organisations' premises, and at markets and charity fayres.
We also hold regular coffee mornings and table top sales in Nantwich.
THE League of Friends' sales stall had been run for more than 20
years, always proving very popular with patients, visitors and
Many local residents produced hand-made goods for the League
to sell on this stall as a way of supporting their local hospital.
All profits the League make go to a fund that enables us to purchase
equipment to benefit hospital patients and the staff who support
The money raised helps to bring the most advanced method of
treatment available into the Foundation Trust, thereby benefiting
local people and other patients using the Trustís services.
Read more about what we do,
including the fund raising, on the other pages of this website. See links to
various pages in the website below.