More than 250 letters delivered to hospital patients during pandemic

The Trust which runs Hinchingbrooke and Peterborough City hospitals has had an overwhelming response to its ‘Letters from Loved Ones’ initiative, since it launched in April.

PUBLISHED: 16:00 20 May 2020

Debbie Davies

Staff at Hinchingbrooke and Peterborough City hospitals encouraging families to send letters to patients.

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The North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust, which is also responsbile for Peterborough City and Stamford and Rutland hospitals has received more than 250 letters for...
source: Wisbech Standard

2020-05-20 18:35
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