The League of Friends of Newark Hospital

The League of Friends of Newark Hospital raise funds to buy equipmentThe League of Friends of Newark Hospital was registered on Monday 14 April 1957 (registration number 219251).

The Friends have raised a tremendous amount of money over the past 50 years which has been spent on medical equipment, amenities and services for patients, staff and relatives at Newark Hospital.

The Friends also support regular commitments by providing courtesy packs, Christmas donations and a taxi service to supply newspapers to the hospital.


Recent donations include:

Bladder Scanner for Newark Out Patient’s Department £7,700
Jungle Roller Coaster table for A&E £420
2 Tympanic Thermometers for Pre-op Assessment £200
Pulse Oximeter for Pre-op Assessment £445
5 Specialist Wheelchairs for stroke patients for use by Therapy Services £1,951


Committee members

President: Mr. Roland Cope MBE JP FCA
Vice President: Mr. Ted Doughty
Chairman: Mrs. June Howsam
Vice Chairman: Mrs. Isobel Chipperfield
Treasurer: Mrs. Bridget Cobb
Secretary: Mrs. Nadia Whitworth


How to contact the League of Friends of Newark Hospital

If anyone is interested in assisting with a fund raising idea or becoming a member of the League of Friends, please contact:

June Howsam, Chairman
80 London Road, Balderton, Newark, Notts. NG24 3AH
Telephone: 01636 – 706878

Nadia Whitworth, Secretary
127 Lime Grove, Newark, Notts. NG24 4AG
Telephone: 01636 – 704892 (Home)
01636 – 685692 (Work)
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Bridget Cobb, Treasurer
16 Hatchet’s Lane, Newark, Notts. NG24 2AF
Telephone: 01636 – 680983 (Home)

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