Swindon Trauma Group
Swindon Trauma Group

NEWS

Annual Draw

Thursday 16 June 2016

 

   The draw raised £115 which included donations. Thank you all who sponsored the draw:

Joan Haddrell STG member

Swindon Basepoint

   Swindon Marriott Hotel

Cineworld Shaw Ridge

Sweets Galore

 Lydiard Park

  Isla St Clair 

Tesco

 

SWINDON ARMED FORCES DAY

  Saturday 25 June 2016

Held at The Ruby Club on Greenbridge Road near WH Smith.  The day was wet particularly in the afternoon, yet there was a variety of Armed Forces and Veteran Charity stands to look around at the arena which made the afternoon enjoyable.

 

ASDA West Swindon

 9 July 2016

We had our stand on display at the shopping complex at Asda West Swindon, plus lots of info. Thank you Jan Kilby Community Champion at Asda. A number of people showed interest in what we do. An enjoyable day was had from members present.

ROb and Dick manning the STG information stand at ASDA West Swindon Dick and Rob on duty at our information stand at ASDA West Swindon

FUTURE EVENTS

 

Annual Conference 2016

 Friday 14 October 2016

STG 7th Annual Conference Venue again will be Swindon Marriott Hotel in the Uffington Suite. Timings – 0900 to 1700 (room available from 0800 to 1800). Cost per attendee £30 to attend function which includes tea, coffee and biscuits on arrival, sandwich lunch with cold refreshments and afternoon tea or coffee with "doughnut therapy".

Presenters confirmed include Professor Gordon Turnbull, Sheila Beer, Rev Frank Parkinson, Doctor Richard Castle, Brigitte Bodill, Kim Rayner, Robert Buckland QC MP, Doctor Jo Billings and Ivor Bermingham.  The range of presentations will cover the historical aspects, in relation to trauma, of treatments and how trauma effects people, both physically and psychologically, and treatments available today.

The Evening - If members, speakers or delegates want to stay for an evening meal the cost is £25 per person and will take place in the hotel restaurant.  People have to pre-book and I have provisionally booked for twenty attendees.

Accomodation - A special rate is available to any delegates wishing to stay at the Marriott Hotel on Friday 14th October.  

Click here for initial programme and links to booking forms

 

Poppy Collection

 Sometime in beginning of November

Fund raising for Royal British Legion - this will be STG’s 3rd year.

 

Workshop

11 November 2016

An STG afternoon workshop at Lydiard Park Conference Centre.  Timings -1245 to 1700.  Further details to follow. Presenter will be Justin Havens who will be presenting when The Poppy Field of Remembrance will be open.

Suggest arriving in the morning to attend the Remembrance Service at 1100.

 

Christmas "Do"

Thursday 14 December 2016

1230 hrs for 1300 hrs on at Lydiard Park Conference Centre - further details to follow soon.

 

 Mental Health First Aid for the Armed Forces Community:

Weekend Course a Great Success

 Saturday / Sunday 19 and 20 March 2016

This course was presented by Doctor Richard Castle.

Click Here to read the course report

 

New Links

 

Check out the new links added to the  STG links page.

Site Updated: 11th August 2016

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