This Christmas, local businesses, organisations and individuals have shown their support for Gardner Ward and the Richard Ticehurst Surgical Assessment Unit at Conquest Hospital, with donations and raffle prizes.
Gardner ward raised £650 raffling off around 50 prizes donated* to the ward. Richard Ticehurst Surgical Assessment Unit (SAU) received a hamper following a ward poll at Hastings Adventure Golf.
Gardner Ward Matron, Jacinta Isles said: “We have been overwhelmed by the generosity of local firms, organisations and individuals who have donated prizes for our raffle. Thanks to Kate O’Hearn, the children’s fantasy writer, for donating one of her books and drawing our raffle. The money raised will go towards improving facilities for our patients.”
Hastings Adventure Golf held a poll to choose a ward at Conquest Hospital to win a hamper. The Richard Ticehurst Surgical Assessment Unit received the most nominations and Simon Tompkins, General Manager from Hastings Adventure Golf came up to the hospital to hand over the hamper to the unit.
Simon Tompkins said: “Congratulations to the Richard Ticehurst SAU on winning our hamper. They picked up a the most nominations. Enjoy those Christmas treats guys.”
Claire Stonham, Matron on Richard Ticehurst SAU said: “All staff on SAU would like to say a big thank you to those who nominated us to win this lovely hamper, and to Hastings Adventure Golf for arranging such a great prize. It is good to know that all our hard work is recognised, we will enjoy the prizes over the festive period.”
*Local companies who donated the main raffle prizes to Gardner Ward’s raffle include – Universal Transactions Processing Ltd, E-bikes Direct in Bodiam, The Horse Cart & Inn Peasmarsh, Hair Sculpture. Plus other prizes from La Bella Vista, Le Bonzz Hair, Jules hairdressers in Battle, Clambers, Rare Breeds Centre in Ashford, Fruit and Vegetables from Sussex Groceries, Hastings United Football Club, Hair Fairy, Pissarro’s, Sea life Centre, Dipped Desserts, Harbour Café in Rye, Half Man Half Burger, Appleyard Butchers, True Crime Museum, Hair Base, CP Nails, and authors Paul McGee and Kate O’Hearn for donating books.