About us


Banner picture including the outside of the Eastbourne DGH, the Friends logo and Eastbourne Pier

A registered charity, No 220592, founded in 1952 and affiliated to ATTEND (formerly the National Association of Hospital and Community Friends)


  • Raising funds to provide equipment and amenities for patients and staff
  • Encouraging voluntary work within the hospital
  • Fostering a link between hospital and the community

Funding sources

  • Bequests
  • Legacies
  • Donations
  • Fund raising
  • Membership subscriptions

Retail outlets at Eastbourne District General Hospital