Several local seamstresses took the initiative and sewed thousands of facemasks to raise funds for the Friends of the Yeatman Hospital while encouraging the local community to protect themselves. Gail Felgate and Sarah Chilcott raised over £2900 with their doorstep sales of handsewn masks.
Never bought a Communifit T-shirt or vest, or maybe you want another colour? There’s no better time than now. Buy T-shirt or vest and make a donation from every sell to support both the Friends of the Yeatman and the Yeovil Hospital Charity.
Following the announcement this week of the promotion of Anne Hiscock, Matron of Yeatman Hospital, to a new post within Dorset HealthCare Trust, David Hayes, Chairman of the Friends of The Yeatman Hospital said;”Onbehalf of the Trustees, and all of the Friends of the Yeatman Hospital, I wish to express our grateful thanks and appreciation to Anne Hiscock for the support and commitment she has shown to the Friends during her time as Matron of the Yeatman Hospital.“We wish her well in her new post as the “Freedom to Speak UpGuardian” within Dorset HealthCare Trust. We know she will continue enjoy further success in her distinguished career.”
During the COVID-19 pandemic the Yeatman Hospital has changed some of its services to help minimise the spread of the virus and protect its most essen1al services. The Minor Injuries Unit at the Yeatman Hospital, together with its staff, has been relocated to the Westminster Memorial Hospital in Shaftesbury.