is achieved through its members’ role as the Patients’ Friends
and through its fundraising activities.
is a Registered Charity (No. 701667) which was
formed by ex-patients of the Coronary Care Unit
of New Cross Hospital in
the Group has over 500 enrolled members
and has an excellent reputation both within the
Hospital and in the Community as a whole. The
good work of the Committee and its members in
supporting patients and their carers has been
much appreciated by the many thousands of people
that the Group has supported since its inception
especially in its key role as “Patients’ Friend”.
services provided by the Group were recognized
nationally in the year 2000
by the presentation
of an MBE to its chairman by the Queen at Buckingham Palace.
The President received an OBE in 2002 and in 2008 the Group received
The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service 2008.