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STP: Public meeting on 11 January 2017

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The Methodist Hall, Palmer St, South Petherton

The League has organised a public meeting on 11 January 2017 at 7pm – at the Methodist Church Hall in South Petherton – for members of the local community to find out more about NHS England’s ‘Sustainability and Transformation Plans’ (STPs). Somerset’s STP intends that our shared experience of the health and social care system in three years will be radically different from today. In order to support our community to engage confidently with any public consultations, this event aims to share information about the STP.

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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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Annual Harvest Fete

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On Saturday 17th September 2016, from 2 pm – 4 pm, join us at the hospital for an afternoon of entertainment from The Enigma Morris Dancers and Yeovil Yukele Band, cream teas, homemade cakes, nearly new stall, raffle, bottle stall,  craft stalls and games – all in aid of the hospital and our patients.  Harvest fete poster 2016

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‘See Bike, See Life!’ Charity Challenge

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Motorcycle after crash. Copyright, Lee Riva

Lee Riva, a quarry supervisor from Ilchester, and his team of twelve friends are planning an extraordinary challenge called ‘See Bike, See Life!’ to raise funds for the League of Friends of South Petherton Hospital, Southmead Hospital and the brain injury charity, Headways. On 23-24 September 2016 Lee and the team will carry a motorbike from Yeovilton in Somerset to Southmead in Bristol in order to highlight road safety issues as well as fundraise for those organisations who helped his stepson to recover from a serious motorcycle accident. Continue reading