Princess Anne visits to English Rural and Medway Maritime Hospital
The Princess Royal is keeping busy in the lead up to the Holidays. Princess Anne visited her patronage, English Rural to open a new housing development before visiting the maternity ward at Medway Maritime Hospital to celebrate midwives who work there.
Anne began the day at English Rural which provides affordable housing to rural areas. The new Goldfield housing development includes two houses and two flats that benefit local people in Kent. The Princess Royal was treated to a tour of the new homes by one of the residents at Goldfield.
Following the tour, Anne joined housing staff, builders, architects and parish Councillors at the Village Hall. She mingled with those in attendance before being presented a beautiful bouquet by a local family who has been helped by English Rural. The Princess Royal is known for her work ethic and focuses a lot of her work on rural areas and supporting small businesses in addition to representing U.K. culture both at home and abroad.
Next, the Princess Royal visited Medway Maritime Hospital in her role as Patron of The Royal College of Midwives. During her visit she met Noah, who was only 11 hours old. The midwives at Medway Maritime were the recipients of the Midwifery service of the Year awards this year.
Before finishing her visit, the Princess Royal visited the Paediatric Emergency Department at the hospital in her role as patron of The Royal College of Emergency Medicine. The department, which was celebrating its fifth anniversary, focuses on orthopedic and trauma as well as ears, nose and throat. xx