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 will celebrate its 50th anniversary in June
2023, 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, was succeeded by Janet Farrell and
remained a member of the League of Friends until his death in May 2020.
That is why he is described as the Chairman
on some web pages. He held the post at the time of the event happening. The articles are accurate as at
the date included in them. Pages have been updated.