THE Leighton Hospital League of Friends has approximately 14
members from the local community who raise funds for the benefit of patients
The League, which celebrated its 44th anniversary in June
2017, supports the hospitals of the Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation
Trust - Leighton Hospital; Victoria
Infirmary, Northwich; and Elmhurst Intermediate Care Centre, Winsford.
At the end of the financial year 2016/2017, the League reached the
landmark amount of £2million raised.
This amount has been raised exclusively for the Trust and
spent on projects agreed with the Trust.
The League has run the hospital shop for 35
years, moving into new premises created as part of the Main Entrance
Refurbishment Scheme in September 2014.
There, we highlighted a Baby Wear Section which has been well received by
mothers, grandmothers, relatives and friends.
The hand-made items are
produced by 25 voluntary knitters who are provided with wool and give their
services free-of-charge to produce the baby items on a regular basis.
donations were made in 1973.
We make donations every March which include the
AS with all
organisations, personnel change over time.
Chairman, Peter Andrews, has been succeeded by Janet Farrell. Peter
remains a member of the League of Friends.
That is why he is described as the Chairman
on some web pages. He was at the time
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the date included in them. Updates have been added where appropriate.