Please check back regularly for updates to our services during the pandemic.
A big thank you for all your Light up a Life dedications and donations you made in memory of your loved ones.
We will always remember 2020, the year that changed our lives forever, so much loss and sadness and loneliness.
With our Day Hospice service being one of the first palliative day services to reopen in the UK following the national lockdown, Manager Amy tells us how the team are preparing for a festive season to remember…
I’ve just had four days in Cornwall to recharge my batteries after a very busy and difficult year.
I first met Steve Owens when his son Daryl was in the Hospice back in October 2018. Daryl was admitted towards the beginning of September, he was just 37 years old with a brain tumour that couldn’t be cured.
A massive congratulations to our very own Associate Clinical Nurse Specialist, Blessing King, who is a winner of the @RCN Rising Star award, as part of #BlackHistoryMonth.
Tulsi, ‘holy basil’…revered as a divine, sacred and healing plant originating from India. During the last few months of hot weather Jocelyn, our gardener, has grown Tulsi at the Hospice and it’s happily prospering in our lovely grounds.
Catherine Doe was inspired to write a poem for palliative care nursing staff in memory of her mother, Christine Douglas, who worked as a speech therapist for the NHS for over 30 years.
Well it was a rainy old day but Jackie came in to do a bit of work which was great. At last some proper weeding on the raised beds! Of course, she has been doing piece work at home, shredding lavender. More of that later.