Visitors take a look at £2million improvements carried out at Fenland local hospital

The successful completion of a 2 million refurbishment of Doddington community hospital has been mar

The successful completion of a 2 million refurbishment of Doddington community hospital has been marked with a special ceremony. - Credit: Archant

GUIDED tours were laid on for visitors to inspect the completed £2million refurbishment of Doddington community hospital.

Guests included GPs, patient groups and the Friends of Doddington Hospital who took a look at the improvements.

On show were the new main entrance and reception area, new flooring, lighting, windows and signage plus a new roof on the main building.

Also on view were the modernised outpatient department, including all clinical and treatment rooms, and the appointments desk.

Tracey Cooper, Community Manager, Ely and the Fens, Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust, explained: “The major refurbishment reflects our commitment to Doddington community hospital.


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“We’re also privileged to be supported by the Friends of Doddington Hospital, who have such a dedicated team of volunteers.

“Thanks to their efforts we’ve also replaced the seating in the out-patient waiting area and corridor, equipped two treatment rooms with couches, a desk and chairs, chairs in all the clinic rooms and purchased several items of new equipment and other items for the new rooms.”

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June Bevis, co-ordinator, Friends of Doddington Hospital, said they have raised more than £50,000 over the past 10 years including most recently £6500 on new chairs for the outpatient department waiting room and clinical areas.

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