#Whatittakes – Hospice Care Week

‘This is what it takes to provide hospice care, and this is what it takes to pay for it all.’ Hospice Care Week is an annual week of activity to raise the profile of hospice care across the UK. Each year we hold a week of celebration and action, which helps to change people’s perceptions …

New Move More and Relax dates

Take part in an enjoyable and therapeutic chair based exercise programme with a Level 2 Instructor from the Living Well Team at St Mary’s Hospice. Keeping active can help to reduce symptoms of your condition or treatment. Regular gentle movement and relaxation can also help to improve mood and quality of life, and help you …

Anniversary Series episode 2 released

Inspired by the moving online video series ‘humans of New York’ where over the course of 3-4 years over 1200 people were interviewed on the streets of New York; last year we set out to capture the ‘humans of the hospice’. Our first video ‘tales from my holidays by Carole Pidduck’ released in April and …

‘Time to celebrate’ Volunteers Week!

Local charity St Mary’s Hospice will be celebrating the difference volunteers make to their organisation and thanking them for all their time and dedication during this year’s Volunteers’ Week, which runs from 1-7 June. Volunteers at St Mary’s Hospice will be celebrating along with staff at a celebratory afternoon tea and coffee morning to mark …