Help from Friends of the Practice

League of Milford On Sea Hospital & Community Friends

The League of Friends has changed in recent years, with the closure of the beds in the Community Hospital. They still help at various clinics and have organised fitness classes (known as MAPLE) on a Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon, which are very popular. These classes are followed by tea and a chat. There is also a Bathing Service for those who are no longer able to take a bath at home. A Parker Bath, which is easy access, is used. There are helpers available to assist as well. Refreshments are served after the bath.

The League also helps at the Medical Centre with the busy Flu Clinics and serve refreshments in the Hospital. The role of the League of Friends has changed over recent years and much of the new equipment we buy is for use in The Medical Centre, to enable to the doctors and nurses to have more up-to-date diagnostic and treatment equipment. The League also supports Oakhaven Hospice by funding a Clinical nurse Specialist for four years in the Milford, Downton, Everton, Keyhaven and Lymore area. It means that there is now seven day cover.

Any donations to support the League to continue with these much needed services can be sent to the League of Friends at the Hospital and will be placed in the appropriate accounts. We hold three events during the year, Spring Fair, the Garden Party at the Hospital and an Advent Fair and items for sale or prizes and your support for these are very much appreciated. Please support us.