a book for their son William from Matron ofthe Delivery Suite, Cordelia Chan-Graschitz.Many staff marked the day by wearing redsilk roses provided by the Friends ofSt George’s charity, which raised £570,while special St George’s Day cakes weresold in Peabody’s coffee shop on behalf ofSt George’s Hospital Charity. The Marks &Spencer café in the main entrance providedtea and cakes for a staff tea partyhosted by ChiefExecutive DavidAstley. The dayalso saw theannualconference of theSt George’s NursesLeague, anorganisation forpast and presentnurses, andfollowed by aservice in thehospital’schapel.Chief ExecutiveDavid Astley said: “We hope these parentswill enjoy sharing these very attractivedragon books with their children as theygrow. We are grateful to all the companieswhose goodwill and generosity made all thedifferent St George’s Day activities possible.”
Babies born at the hospital, Tooting,on April 23 were presented with aspecial gift as part of the hospital’scelebrations to markSt George’s Day.
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children’s bookswere given out by midwives on theDelivery Suite and the Carmen Suite, thehospital’s midwifery-led birthing unit.A total of 20 of the ‘touchy-feely’ boardbooks were kindly donatedby Usbourne, thepublisher, at the requestof John Lewis, Kingston.Pictured above areparents RichardStammers and SurayaRandawa who received
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Ann Whiting of the Friendsof St George’s who sold red roses to raise funds.Lois Thomas, Senior Staff Nurse in A&E,Isabelle Sherren, Staff Nurse on McEnteeWard, and Georgina Wilcock, Staff Nurse onPICU, enjoy a St George’s Day tea with Chief Executive David Astley.
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