First Eid Party at RHN

Staff, patients and families come together to mark Eid al Fitr with a party

First Eid party at RHN

On Monday 20 July staff, patients and families at the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability came together to celebrate Eid-al-Fitr for the first time with it first Eid party.

First Eid Party

The party was the idea of senior social worker, Fahim Akhter, who wanted to share Eid with the wider RHN family. Party-goers enjoyed samosas as well as pakoras and sandwiches.

Chief Executive, Paul Allen said,

“I’m delighted that the RHN is celebrating Eid for the first time, and I’m proud that it’s happening under my leadership.

“It’s great to see RHN patients, relatives and staff celebrating together, and I hope this is the first of many Eid parties.”

Chaplain, Geoff Coyne, said,

“It is part of the chaplaincy’s role to make sure that all people’s faith needs can be met and I am glad that we are able to do this through this Eid celebration.

“All faiths have times of thanksgiving and I hope that we all shared some joy and peace today.”