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.
The League of Friends (LoF) is committed to supporting education in all matters related to the hospital, and to promoting research and disseminating the results. Therefore, when the LoF was asked by consultant Nurse, Ian Evans (above left), if it was interested in funding a research practitioner to participate in a variety of research studies at South Petherton Hospital, the answer was a resounding “yes”. For International Clinical Trials Day on 20 May 2016, the hospital opened its doors to show the public the research studies it’s involved in, and to explain why. Continue reading