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Harvest Fete Success!

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Raffle winners (and purveyors of cream teas) celebrate their stellar prize

The sun shone on South Petherton Community Hospital’s annual spectacular – its Harvest Fete and Craft Fair. Smiles were in abundance throughout the afternoon, as friends were reunited in support of the community’s treasured NHS hospital.

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‘If Only I’d Known That’ booklet

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Susan Hartnell-Beavis has written a booklet that offers helpful and practical insights for those caring for loved ones in Somerset. It has proven so popular with Carers that the League of Friends of South Petherton Hospital were delighted to fund the re-printing of the booklet when the first edition ran out. Continue reading

New physical model of a human spine

The League of Friends was approached by the physiotherapy team at South Petherton Community Hospital to fund the purchase of a new life-size physical model of a human spine. We were happy to do so as the model is an effective tool for helping patients understand their back-related conditions.

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Expressive Movement Therapy

The hospital offers a range of treatments to support patients undergoing stroke rehabilitation. Currently, an exciting and innovative therapy is underway on the Mary Robertson Ward, led by dance movement psychotherapist Vanessa Martin.

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Vanessa Martin

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