Hospital's centenary celebrations

It has been one hundred years to the day since the first patients arrived at Holy Cross Hospital in Haslemere.

Wednesday, 14th March 2018, 2:45 pm
Updated Wednesday, 14th March 2018, 2:50 pm
Centenary Celebrations

The hospital, which welcomed its first patients on February 21, 1918, concluded its centenary celebrations with a reception for staff, patients and supporters.The supporters of the hospital included the Lord Lieutenant of Surrey, Michael More-Molyneux and the Deputy Mayor of Haslemere, cllr David Round. Over the years the Holy Cross Hospital has evolved from a TB sanatorium to a Hospital that now provides long-term support and rehabilitation for people with severe disabilities and extremely complex needs.The reception celebrated a busy year, during which the Hospital has reflected on its 100 years of care.

Christopher Hinton, Retiring Chief Executive at the hospital, said: “The past 12 months have been very much about telling Holy Cross’s story so far: through an exhibition, a lecture, a reunion party, a conference and dedicated church and music services.

“It’s fitting that as we come together to conclude what has been a productive centenary year, Holy Cross Hospital now looks forward to its next chapter with new Chief Executive, Ross White who succeeds me as I retire.”

Over the years the Holy Cross Hospital has adapted and evolved from a TB sanatorium to a Hospital that now provides long-term support and rehabilitation for people with severe disability and extremely complex needs.

More information about the Hospital and its centenary celebrations visit www.holycross.org.uk.