Profoundly rejecting the fatalistic response of the medical establishment, a new movement placed people at the heart of compassionate care at the end of their lives.
Thanks to a welcome £100,000 funding allocation from BBC’s Children in Need appeal, the Brackenhall-based hospice is able to further assist families on the journey from a baby’s diagnosis through to bereavement support.
St Luke’s has banded together with St Ann’s, St Catherine’s and East Cheshire Hospice have signed up to Care2Save.co.uk.
Bucks Free Press
Rennie Grove Hospice Care threw a wild west-themed party to support the charity in its 30th anniversary year and raise funds and awareness for its 24-hour responsive service providing specialist care in patients’ homes across Bucks.
Centenarian bests her own world’s oldest abseiler record by descending 94m of Portsmouth’s Spinnaker tower to raise money for the Rowans Hospice.
Further press coverage on arson attack at St Michael’s Hospice in St Leonards on Sea (see yesterday’s ehospice article for full details):
ITV spoke to Celia Pyke-Lees, who is the Chief Executive of St Michael’s Hospice, following the fire at the hospice in the early hours of Saturday morning.
Hastings & St Leonards Observer
The community has been quick to rally around to help St Michael’s Hospice following Saturday’s devastating fire. Several charity events have already been set up by kind-hearted individuals.
Bexhill on Sea Observer
Officers are waiting to question a man arrested on suspicion of murder following a fire at St Michael’s Hospice, St Leonards, in the early hours of Saturday. The 67-year-old suspect, who is known to the hospice, is ill in hospital.
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