League of Friends marks anniversary
The 40th anniversary of the League of Friends of the Berwick Hospitals was marked at the AGM. Joyce Guthrie was re-elected chairman, with Mark Lane treasurer and vice chairman.
A letter from Jim Mackey, chief executive of Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust, expressed thanks to all who have helped in any way over the years.
Modern Matron, Sr. Annaluise Wood, then gave an interesting overview of the present running of the Infirmary and showing how the Friends had helped.