Lady with fish and chips

Local Chip shop donates lunches to the team at Fareham Community Hospital

More than 80 fish cake, sausage or halloumi and chips lunches were donated by the Traditional Fish and Chip Shop in Fareham, to staff based across the Fareham Community Hospital, as well as the staff and volunteers at the vaccination centre, in appreciation of all their hard work during the pandemic.

The lunchtime delivery on 3 March was organised by our Tenant Liaison Manager, Lee Williams who said: “Plenty of hard work went into pulling this off from Rebecca and her team at the chip shop.  All the teams here really appreciated the lunch, it went down a treat. We can’t thank you enough!”

Rebecca Traynor, owner of the Traditional Fish and Chip Shop, Fareham said “The chip shop team wanted to thank everyone working at Fareham Community Hospital, who have worked so hard during the pandemic.  We hope it helped staff morale.”

Rebecca Traynor owner of Traditional fish and chip shop Fareham delivering to Fareham Community Hospital

The Traditional Fish and Chip shop offers NHS, Police, Fire and Ambulance service personnel a staff discount of 50% when on duty and 20% when off duty; the team also donate food vouchers to Fareham and Gosport Basics Bank – a local charity.

As well as running clinics for dermatology, musculoskeletal, imaging, renal and physiotherapy, both face to face and over the phone, the hospital site hosts a vaccination clinic.

Vaccination Clinic at Fareham Community Hospital

The site at Fareham Community Hospital was one of the first to open in the UK on 15 December, since then more than 30,000 vaccine shots have been given to local residents (16 March).  The vaccination team at Fareham Community Hospital were thanked for all their efforts by Matt Hancock, MP, the Health Secretary in a video on Facebook on 17 March.

Well done everyone at Fareham Community Hospital!

Three NHS trusts provide services at Fareham Community Hospital:

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1 May 2021

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