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New Verifit Scanner donated by the Friends

New Verifit Scanner donated by the Friends

Children needing checks for hearing problems are to have a better service in the community, thanks to a special new portable scanner being taken out on the road by staff from Broomfield Hospital’s paediatric audioolgy department. The equipment, a Verirfit Scanner, has...

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Sharon Comden Running London Marathon for Dementia

Sharon Comden Running London Marathon for Dementia

Help Sharon raise much needed funds to help patients with Dementia, make a donation today. You can help support Sharon today by visiting – http://www.justgiving.com/Sharon-Stern1 “The Friends – Supporting your hospital, supporting you”

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The Friends at Broomfield support dementia care.

The Friends at Broomfield support dementia care.

It is often the case that patients with dementia arrive at hospital with no toiletries. To ensure our patients have the necessary items to maintain comfort and dignity, volunteers from the Friends at Broomfield have kindly provided over 75 toiletry bags, suitable for...

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FAB volunteers see how their donations make a difference!

FAB volunteers see how their donations make a difference!

Volunteers from the Friends at Broomfield recently had the opportunity to see how their latest significant donation is improving patient care by testing the new Videofluoroscopy chair, purchased by the Speech and Language team. The specialist chair is used when a...

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New ECG Machine Donated to the Lister Ward

New ECG Machine Donated to the Lister Ward

A new ECG machine which will help speed up the diagnosis and treatment of heart conditions has been handed over to Broomfield Hospital’s Lister Ward by the Friends at Broomfield Hospital. Members of the Friends, who raise funds for equipment and facilities for...

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“Go British” Event & Fashion Show raises over £500.

“Go British” Event & Fashion Show raises over £500.

A “Go British” event which included a fabulous fashion show at Chelmsford Star Co-op’s Quadrant store in Chelmsford has resulted in a £560 donation for Friends at Broomfield Hospital. The special evening attracted more than 100 people and the highlight was the fashion...

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New Shop for the Friends

New Shop for the Friends

A shop run by volunteers at the heart of Broomfield Hospital has been transformed by a major re-vamp, which has given extra space and earned it the nickname “The Tardis.” The refurbishment of the shop, run by Friends at Broomfield Hospital (formerly Broomfield...

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