St Mary’s here for our community

St Mary’s Hospice is really grateful to Cumbria County Council and Age UK Barrow for taking over management of the Hub in our Living Well Centre on Duke Street in Barrow. They will now be coordinating support to local residents who are self- isolating. This enables our staff who supported the hub to focus on …

Family and Bereavement service update

Bereavement at any time is hard. Bereavement during a period of isolation with restricted movement and limited contact with family and friends is the hardest thing possible. Please be assured therefore, that our Family Support and Bereavement service is working hard to adapt our services in every way we can to provide the support that …

St Mary’s Working to Support Community

For over 30 years, St Mary’s has been proud to be at the heart of community care, providing care, comfort and support to patients and their families and carers, when they need it most. Never has this been needed more than today, as our staff and volunteers work alongside partner organisations to respond to local …

St Mary’s Living Well Programme

Living with illness can be hard. There are different ways people find to manage illness. Some find it helps to talk with those with similar problems, learning together how to manage. Many find staying active through exercise and other activity helps. Having fun with others can also take your mind from your illness. Our experience …

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance on visiting the Hospice

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance on visiting the Hospice This guidance applies to everyone connected to St Mary’s Hospice: working, volunteering, visiting or attending hospice services, including at the Living Centre in Barrow in Furness. Whilst the risk to individuals remains low, we take the wellbeing of those using, or working or volunteering in the Hospice seriously …