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An update on Small Acts of Friendship from Friends Trustee Chris Rendel: When Small Acts of Friendship was launched in 2017, all we had was a vision, a fundraising target, and one person, Paola O’Sullivan, the newly hired coordinator. Today we have a team of 15, mostly volunteers, offering hairdressing, hand massage, befriending, poetry, art, music and even sing alongs to pat ...

Children from Hove Junior School and St Andrews Primary School visited the Elderly Care Wards at Royal Sussex County Hospital to hand out Christmas Gift Bags. The children had collected and filled the bags with small gifts as part of the Small Acts of Friendship campaign - a unique programme to help elderly patients retain dignity, social activity, mobility and well-bein ...

We are grateful to the Friends for all their support in helping to create and fund this initiative. It is making a real difference.

Chief Nurse, BSUH
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Thank you for your generosity. The Vascular and Polytrauma OT department have recently been given wheelchairs: these are already making a huge difference to patients having rehabilitation on Level 8.
"Thank you very much for all of your hard work and commitment in providing a great service.

Anna Shelton, Occupational Therapist (Vascular), Royal Sussex County Hospital

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