Bingo raises £11,255 for Seaton end-of-life nursing service

PUBLISHED: 13:03 25 July 2017 | UPDATED: 13:09 25 July 2017

The bingo cash is handed over

The bingo cash is handed over

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Hospital League of Friends is delighted with the huge amount raised at the weekly Colyford sessions

Since Seaton and District Hospital League of Friends took overt he running of the Tuesday bingo session at Colyford Memorial hall a massive £11,255 has been raised.

The money will go to the Seaton Friends Hospiscare @ Home service which is entirely funded by the League.

A spokeswoman said: “This fantastic contribution is due to the very generous support of our regular bingo players, to which the League says a very big thank you.

“Anyone interested in playing bingo and helping to raise money for a very worthy cause should come along, on a Tuesday night, eyes down at 7.45. Doors open 7pm.”

Seaton Friends Hospiscare @ Home Service provides nursing care for adults registered with a Beer, Colyton or Seaton GP who wish to remain at home at the end of life.

As well as providing access to end of life nursing expertise, advice and support 24 hrs a day, 365 days a year, the service also provides support to carers and family.

This service is provided by Hospiscare with all costs being funded by Seaton and District Hospital League of Friends.

There are many ways in which the local community can help the League to continue funding this wonderful palliative care service in the local area.

If anyone would like to help or get involved please contact League manager Lycia Moore for a friendly chat on 01297 20143.

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