January 2020 Newsletter

Nerina Gardens Choir Donation

We are extremely grateful to our generous supporters and friends over the past year and looking forward to an exciting 2020, where we will continue to raise funds for the improvement of healthcare for all, at False Bay Hospital.

Noordhoek Manor Retirement Village Market Day

On the 30th November 2019, The Noordhoek Manor hosted a wonderful market day. The False Bay Hospital Trust was honoured to be a beneficiary of this worthwhile initiative. An amount of R7700 was raised, which will be put to good use in purchasing much needed medical equipment for the hospital.

Upcoming Events

Please join us every alternative month for a morning tour of the hospital with Sister Mentor, at False Bay Hospital. Sister Mentor gives a presentation on the services offered by the False Bay Hospital and an interesting overview of the state of Public Healthcare in the Western Cape. Tea and biscuits will be served and an opportunity to engage with others and share innovative ideas for the improvement of public healthcare in False Bay. Please contact Jocelyn Freed on 0837082569 or email jocelyn@fbht.org  to book a space. The next date is the 12th February 2020 at 10 am.

FREE BLOOD PRESSURE AND SUGAR TESTING ON THE 25TH FEB 2020 AT LONGBEACH MALL.

Please join our drive to raise funds for the expansion of the children’s ward at False Bay Hospital.

Over the past 5 years the work load at FBH has doubled and we have found an increase in the severity of illness in both adults and children. Our inpatient service consists of a 6 bed children’s ward. The number of beds has become insufficient. In addition, the ward is very crowded and parents who are required to be present at all times to tend to the needs of the children, are accommodated on lazy boy chairs and have no rest facility or dedicated ablution facility and nowhere to store their clothes. Meals are eaten at the bed side. This situation is not conducive to patient care and increases the risk of transmission of infection in the ward.

We therefore would like to expand and renovate the children’s ward to improve patient care and conditions for accompanying parents.

To become a valued friend of the False Bay Hospital Trust, please contact Jocelyn Freed: (0837082569; jocelyn@fbht.org) to organise an ongoing monthly donation via debit order. Please support our campaign to sign up 100 friends @ R100 per month in 2020. By doing so, you will be supporting the improvement and advancement of healthcare at False Bay Hospital.