David Hayes, Chairman of the Friends of Yeatman Hospital charity, today announced Richard Hunt, Chairman of Hunt’s Foodservice had accepted the Friends’ invitation to be Patron of the Friends 70th Anniversary Year.
In light of the on going Coronavirus pandemic, the Friends of the Yeatman Hospital have decided to cancel their second Car Boot Sale – scheduled for 9thMay this year at the Terrace, Sherborne.
At the beginning of February the Friends of the Yeatman Hospital offered members of the public the simple online opportunity to send greetings to all the staff at the Hospital, who responded with words of care and affection, bringing tears of joy to the eyes of the staff.
Ian Bartle, Sherborne Primary School Headteacher, wrote this week to thank the Friends of Yeatman Hospital for their support in helping the most vulnerable children at the school, during this most challenging time.
The 2020 Friends of Yeatman Hospital AGM “was a success”, said Chairman David Hayes…. “Normally we have between 30-40 attendees. This year we peaked at 35 on line registered attendees including Friends and members of the public. As it was our first online AGM for all of us we have to be pleased with the results”
David Hayes, Chairman of the Friends of the Yeatman Hospital welcomed the announcement by Dorset County Hospital and Dorset HealthCare to provide a new dedicated rehabilitation unit for people recovering from stroke and neurological illnesses or injuries.
Craig Hardaker, (34 from Sherborne, ) of Communifit has been a true charity champion to Sherborne’s Friends of Yeatman Hospital this year raising just under £350 for the charity.
“Following an internal review and having taken clinical and legal advice, my fellow trustees decided the risks were too high, so we cancelled the car boot sale this year. For the same reasons we cancelled the May car boot sale.”
As part of the Friends of Yeatman Hospital wish to share the most recent safety and personal protection information regarding COVID 19 below are 10 important actions for everyone to consider.
As part of his Mayoral duties, Cllr Jon Andrews, Mayor of Sherborne, together with his wife Jane, the Mayoress, made a restricted visit to the Yeatman Hospital to show their support for the staff and patients during the COVID19 pandemic.