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Praise heaped on volunteers
12:00pm Saturday 26th January 2013 in News
PRAISE has been heaped on volunteers at the North Cotswold Hospital who helped out at a recent coffee morning.
The event held last month was organised by Gloucestershire Care Services for people to get together to discuss volunteer roles as well as receive some training.
David Glaisyer, chairman of Moreton League of Friends, who gave a talk at the coffee morning, said: “We cannot thank our volunteers enough for all the hours they put in.
“Their contribution makes the hospital a better place for the local community.”
Matron Linda Edwards echoed his sentiments.
“Having volunteers at the hospital has been very helpful and the impact they have made has been hugely positive,” she said.
“Local volunteers are working with the staff to support patients in our local hospital, and they are an important link with our local community.
“I want to thank them for all the work they do at the hospital. It really is good to have them as part of our team.”
The Moreton League of Friends, which supports the North Cotswolds Hospital, recently donated a new trolley to offer patients the opportunity to buy treats such as toiletries and magazines.
A team of volunteers take the trolley around the wards twice a week, offering patients some home comforts.”