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Please note that all visitors to healthcare facilities which includes the Hospice are now required by law to wear a face covering. You will not be permitted to enter the Hospice without one. This doesn’t have to be a mask, a cloth face covering is sufficient. Please also remember to wash your hands regularly and use hand sanitisers often to help prevent the spread of infection. 

Each patient can have two visitors for two hours per day. This is to ensure that everyone does not visit at once and that we are able to maintain social distancing and keep our patients and staff safe. Visitors will be allocated a time slot by the ward team. 

Visitors must not have any symptoms or be living in a household with anyone who has symptoms of  Covid -19 and the same people must visit on each occasion. If you have any questions about our visiting policy please speak to the nurse looking after your loved one or see the Hospice Visiting leaflet below.

Our community services are fully operational and we are continuing to provide care and treatment for patients and carers. Please continue to contact us in the usual way. We are also supporting individuals, families and groups to stay in touch through telephone and video contact across all our services, including those on-site services and groups that are currently suspended. For those on our inpatient wards, we have tablet devices through which patients can keep in regular contact with their loved ones despite the restrictions on visitors. Staff are on hand to help patients with this if they are unsure how to make use of the technology.

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Hospice Visiting

Welcome to St Joseph's Hospice

St Joseph’s Hospice cares for and supports people affected by serious illness. We try to improve the quality of life for people with life-limiting conditions and help them live life to the full, to the very end. Supporting families and carers is also an important part of what we do.

Our services

If you or someone you know is affected by a serious, life-limiting condition then we may be able to help you. Find out more about our services.   

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Information for visitors

If you are coming to visit a family member or friend at the hospice then you can find all the information you need here. 

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Working at St. Joseph's Hospice

Working at St Joseph's Hospice 

Our latest film sees some of our dedicated team describe what they love about working for St Joseph's Hospice.

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Support us

You could help St Joseph's Hospice by donating today. Any amount, however large or small can really make a difference. 

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Make a referral

Find out all you need to know about making a referral to the hospice. 

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Could you join passionate, committed and dedicated people to really make a difference to people who need it most?

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Fundraising events


When: Thursday 25th March 2021 - evening event

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When: 16th May 2021

Registration Fee: £25

Fundraising target: £250

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