#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 …

Hospice announces the temporary suspension of inpatient admissions

Hospice announces the temporary suspension of inpatient admissions THE chief executive of St Mary’s Hospice in Ulverston, Cumbria, has today announced a temporary suspension of admissions to inpatient beds. Val Stangoe delivered the news to staff this morning, explaining the reason for the decision, which was driven by a shortage of specialist doctors. The hospice …

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 …