Grants awarded by the Friends

Gifts/Grants given by The Friends of Savernake since 1997 (updated 30 April 2018)

The Friends’ trustees thank the community for its continuing loyal support

 

2018
Savernake Hospital Eye Clinic – specialist lens £85
New Road Centre, Marlborough – PlayStation £450
Julia’s House, children’s hospice, Devizes – toys and development activities £1,100
Great Bedwyn Pre-school – first aid kits and other related equipment £94
Arts Together – Wellbeing Service, Marlborough and Pewsey £2,000
Total to date £3,729
2017
Great Bedwyn Surgery – blood pressure monitor and measuring station £1,500
Marlborough Medical Practice – infra-red exit system to surgery waiting room £430
Outpatients room (Savernake Hospital) – new kettle £12
Arts Together – support for Wellbeing Service in Pewsey and Marlborough £4250
Ailesbury Ward – staff vouchers (donations from families of grateful patients; specific bequests) £300
Cotswold House and other staff – new kettle £12
East Kennet GP Surgeries – 2 Coaguchek XS System machines for community nurses £598
St Mary’s Primary School, Marlborough – sensory equipment for specialised room in new school building £4,000
Savernake Hospital – eye clinic – purchase of pre-used (fully working) OCT machine – VAT and buyer’s premium now refunded £4,900
Ramsbury, Great Bedwyn and Burbage Surgeries – Doppler machine for leg ulcer service provided to patients of those surgeries £1,218
Jubilee Centre, Marlborough – assistance with replacement dishwasher £1,200
Brighter Futures – Radiotherapy Appeal (note: funds will be matched by Greenham Common Trust) £10,000
Alzheimer’s Support – costs associated with providing dementia services in the Pewsey and Marlborough areas £7,000
Marlborough Medical Practice (KAMP) – new INR machine £1,361
Marlborough Community Team – Airex foam pads £125
Savernake Hospital Eye Clinic – printer for OCT machine £116
Marlborough Medical Practice (KAMP) – refurbished ECG machine and accessories £647
Marlborough Medical Practice (KAMP) – 3 section electric couch for ulcer patients £718
Kennet and Avon Medical Partnership (KAMP) – financial assistance for new digital telephone system £3,000
Burbage Surgery – assistance with cost of replacing existing external and internal doors to surgery £2,000
Great Bedwyn Friendship and Mobility Group – financial assistance for fitness sessions for the elderly and vulnerable £1,000
Cotswold House – Calm Box £92
Burbage Surgery – bollards £500
Total  44,979
2016
Bedwyns’ Link Scheme £1,000
Arts Together £5,500
Ailesbury Ward – Queen’s Birthday celebrations £34
Ailesbury Ward – table and chairs for nurses’ room £104
Cotswold House – DVD/TV £60
Kennet Valley Driving Group – transport for disabled people and volunteers to the yards on Manton Estate £750
Cotswold House – garden furniture £516
Hope For Tomorrow – replacement nurse support vehicle costs £6,000
Julia’s House – building costs, new children’s hospice in Devizes £10,000
Jubilee Centre – oven repair costs £660
Cotswold House – mini digital radio with bluetooth speaker for patients £50
Ailesbury Ward – rehabilitation aids to assist with weekly patient sessions £250
Talking Newspapers £150
Marlborough Medical Practice – pulse oximeter £447
Pewsey Surgery – replacement spirometer £750
Marlborough Medical Practice – replacement ECG machine £2,365
Upkeep of existing defibrillators provided by the Friends £327
2016 total £28,963
2015
Savernake Hospital – Community Team: portable ECG machine £2,071
Prospect at Savernake Appeal £10,000
Savernake Hospital – Ailesbury Ward: television and DVD player for day room £769
Savernake Hospital – Ailesbury Ward: dementia equipment £380
Savernake Hospital – Ailesbury Ward: 4 floor fans and 8 desk fans £308
Brighter Futures – Radiotherapy Appeal £10,000
Great Bedwyn Surgery – Initial operational support for trial of Alere Afinion Test System £500
Cotswold House – Storage Box £59
Talking Newspapers £150
Jubilee Centre, Marlborough – For refurbishment, replacement appliances and miscellaneous £3500
2015 total £27,737
2014
Bedwyn Link £1,250
Jubilee Centre, Marlborough High Steet: funding for outings and entertainment £1,000
Collingbournes, Chute & Everleigh Link Good Neighbour Scheme £1,000
Savernake Hospital – Falls Clinic, Marlborough Community Team: to provide new equipment for balance-impaired patients and fallers £1,211
Savernake Hospital: garden and craft equipment for Cotswold House £356
Pewsey and District Link £1,000
Savernake Hospital – Community Team: cordless vacuum cleaner for nurses’ pool cars £43
Savernake Hospital – Community Team: ear irrigator £299
Savernake Hospital – Ailesbury Ward: 3 attendant wheelchairs and 3 self-propelled wheelchairs £972
Savernake Hospital – Outpatients Department – portable digital radio for waiting room area £40
Savernake Hospital – Ailesbury Ward – balcony cushions £230
Savernake Hospital – Reception Area – cabinet for the “Musical Collecting Cottage” £422
Savernake Hospital – Reception Area – cabinet lighting for the “Musical Collecting Cottage” £88
Prospect at Savernake Appeal £10,000
2014 total £17,911
2013
Savernake Hospital:TVs and wall mountings for Cotswold House £2,022
Savernake Hospital: Floor and desk fans for Ailesbury Ward £1,248
Savernake Hospital: soft furnishings for rooms in Lavington Unit £1,500
Savernake Hospital: balcony refurbishment for Ailesbury Ward and furniture £2,450
Savernake Hospital: garden furniture for Cotswold House £150
Savernake Hospital: cooker for use by patients in Cotswold House £420
Wiltshire Medical Services: syringe drivers £1,207
Community: Kennet Community Bus £3,000
Hope for Tomorrow: donation towards the mobile chemotherapy unit £3,000
Local Link Schemes: Pewsey, Bedwyn and Collingbournes £3,000
Pewsey Parish Council: Defib scheme £1,900
Savernake Hospital: scales for Ailesbury Ward £510
Savernake Hospital: drugs fridge for Outpatients department £471
Savernake Hospital: leg ulcer kits for the Neighbourhood Team £605
Savernake Hospital: wheelchair for Reception £149
2013 total £21,632
2012
Swift Medics £8,000
Bedwyn Surgery: trainee doctor’s bag £800
Local Link schemes: Marlborough, Bedwyn and Pewsey £3,000
2012 total £3,800.00
2011
Savernake Hospital: equipment for Physiotherapy Dept £1,028
Local Link schemes: Marlborough, Bedwyn, Pewsey and the Collingbournes £4,000
Prospect Hospice £10,000
Community Heartbeat: Defibrillator project II £6,945
Pewsey Surgery: mobile blood pressure unit £567.60
Marlborough Talking Newspaper: going digital £2,150
Burbage Surgery: fitting for new treatment room £6,971
Specialised Cot £1,500
Marlborough Medical Practice: Opthalmoscope £500
Savernake Hospital, Marlborough Community Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service £500
Pewsey Surgery: blood pressure testing equipment for the waiting room £500
Bedwyn Surgery: cholesterol checking equipment £500
Marlborough Primary School Cluster: defibrillator training for St Peter’s and St Mary’s £702
Marlborough Medical Practice: Accutrend cholesterol machine £238.80
Savernake Hospital Ailesbury Ward: xmas decorations and tree for the day room £83.08
2011 total £36,185.48
2010
Marlborough Talking Newspaper £150
Pewsey Surgery – ECG equipment £2,762
Burbage Surgery – fittings for new treatment room £6,971
Savernake Hospital – books for the Physiotherapy Dept £782
Savernake – Oxfordshire & Mental Health Trust 674
OBMH NHS Trust £398
Community Heartbeat: Defibrillator project I £10,000
St John’s School First Aid Rooms – balance £87
Legal costs (transcripts) £1,019
2010 total £22,843
2009
Marlborough Talking Newspaper £150
Prospect Hospice £10,000
St John’s School First Aid Rooms £2,914
Pewsey Surgery – Nurse training £1,151
Marlborough Medical Practice – Huntleigh Healthcare £3,779
Marlborough Medical Practice- Sullivan Cuff software £1,264
Marlborough Medical Practice – Roche Diagnostic £862
Savernake – Memorial stone, plants and plaque £202
Savernake – Display stand, banner, band £740
Savernake – Coach to High Court £2,440
2009 total £23,502
2008
Wheelchairs for Savernake Hospital £1,975
Coach to High Courts £125
Grants to two local Medical students (Lucy Loveday, Tom Hanson) £2,500
New Road Centre £2,500
Marlborough Talking Newspaper £150
2008 total £7,250
2007
Savernake – Community nursing team Kodak digital cameras £360
Pricing gun £80
Savernake – Ailesbury Ward chairs and accessories for guest rooms £733
Savernake – Record Office window blinds £137
Marlborough Talking Newspaper £150
Savernake – Reception Christmas tree and lights £53
2007 total £1,513
2006
Savernake – Hospital refurbishment £60,200
Savernake – Ailesbury Ward new mattresses (Working with The Farmer Trust) £9,872
Savernake – OT Dept window blinds £605
Refurbish kitchen £733
Marlborough Talking Newspaper £150
Sundry Grants £500
2006 total £72,060
2005
Savernake – Minor Injuries Unit equipment £2,084
Savernake – Farmer Unit, support for Dr Manchip’s work £2,165
Marlborough Talking Newspapers £150
Sundry grant £146
2005 total approx £4,545
2004
Savernake – Oak Ward vital signs monitor £1,217
Savernake – Minor Injuries Unit vital signs monitor £1,651
Savernake – Physiotherapy Department TNS machines £300
Marlborough Talking Newspaper £150
2004 total £3,318
2003
Savernake – Oak Ward specialist bed £875
Savernake – Snack trolley £235
Sundry grants £160
2003 total £1,270
2002
Savernake – Visual field analyser £16,000
Savernake – Farmer Memorial Unit work £1,060
Savernake – Recliner chair £1,140
Savernake – Piano tuning Day Hospital £40
2002 total £18,240
2001
Ailesbury Ward washing Machine/ Tumble drier £390
Physiotherapy Dept specialist exercise bicycle £934
High armchair Day Hospital £1,608
Contribution to bladder scanner £1,500
Physiotherapy Dept cubicle curtains £1,716
2 self propelled wheelchairs £423
Marlborough Medical practice Contribution to blood pressure monitor £1,000
Community Midwives – breast pumps £980
ECG machine £3,642
2001 total £12,193
2000
25% funding contribution to the WIHSC report (on the Future of Savernake Hospital) £2,076
Farmer Memorial Unit balcony railings £3,664
ECG ambulatory recorder £1,660
Contribution to hysteroscopy equipment £6,000
Wheelchairs and patient chairs for the Stroke Unit £2,200
The Marlborough medical practice Contribution to blood pressure monitor £200
Portable defibrillator £2,937
2000 approx £18,737
1999
MIU Treatment couch £250
MIU panic alarm, for Nurses on night duty £617
Farmer Memorial Unit Syringe driver £417
SD2 Kit £617
Flowers and plants £29
1999 total £1,930
1998
Stroke Unit – curtains £3,558
Stroke Unit – carpet £721
Ailesbury Ward specialist pressure relief cushions £500
Minor Injuries Unit – Soundproofing partition £1,626
Papers and magazines £147
Audio cassette and books £15
Farmer Memorial Unit Tables and chairs (outside) £880
Supervision grant £280
1998 total £7,727
1997
Flowers £19
Papers and magazines for waiting room £299
Crockery £181
Ailesbury Ward grant £111
Cassette and book £11
The Marlborough Medical Practice Scooter battery for patient in community £140
Farmer Memorial Unit Supervision Grants £694
Supplying lift and refurbishing waiting area £23,000
Minibus grant £2,500
Minibus loan £2,000
1997 total £28,955

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