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As our Horsell shop celebrates its 20th anniversary we mark over 100 years of volunteer service

Our Horsell shop at 111A High Street, which is one of our inaugural stores to have opened, has just celebrated its 20th anniversary, marked with an in-store celebration and very special presentation. The Horsell shop’s birthday was also the anniversary of some of our longest serving volunteers, who have supported […]

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SC Johnson donate £100,000 to our new hospice

SC Johnson has donated over £100,000 to fund the construction and furnishing of a family ‘pod’ at our new state-of-the-art 20 bedroom hospice. Named the SC Johnson Family Room, the wood-clad curved structure extends out from the first floor of the hospice, sitting on diagonal steel legs which support and anchor […]

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Don your ‘hospice hero’ cape for the 10th Midnight Walk – 1000 walkers needed!

It’s official – we launched this year’s Midnight Walk today at Woking Leisure Centre with our headline sponsor Trident Honda. This year’s theme is ‘Hospice Heroes’ and we are now inviting ladies across Surrey to swish their cape’s for the 10th Annual Woking & Sam Beare Hospices’ Midnight Walk on Friday 19 May. This […]

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Response to the Weybridge 10K tragedy

This statement is Woking & Sam Beare Hospices’ response to the tragic death of Czeslaw Dudek at the Weybridge 10K on Sunday 05 March 2017.  “All of us at Woking & Sam Beare Hospices were shocked and deeply saddened by the premature death of a young father and husband at […]

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New Deputy Director of Nursing joins our team

We are delighted to welcome Kelly Beckta, as our new Deputy Director of Nursing. With a career spanning 22 years, Kelly has worked in roles ranging from Emergency Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Auditor, Director of Nursing and National Head of Nursing in both public and private sectors in Canada, U.A.E, Qatar and […]

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We don’t do door to door collections

It has come to our attention that a couple, a man and a woman, has been knocking on people’s doors in Woking, claiming that they were raising donations for our hospices. The incidents have specifically taken place in the Kingfield area. This has now been reported to the police, as the […]

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Super Dan raises £401 through 100 mile cycle

Dan ‘Super Dan’ Searle powered on through freezing temperatures and snow to complete a 100 mile cycle on a static bike on 11 February, raising £401. Kept warm only by his yellow superhero cape and the encouragement of his support team and passersby in Woking town centre, the Director of […]

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Volunteer recruitment day a success

On Wednesday 8 February our volunteer services team held an open meeting at St Andrew’s Church in Goldsworth Park, where people could hear about opportunities for volunteering at our new hospice. The main focus of the event was to recruit new volunteers to our existing reception and hospitality teams when we move to the […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day from McLaren

Our patients and staff received a floral Valentine’s Day surprise when McLaren delivered 320 beautiful red roses to the hospice. Delivered in an eye-catching McLaren 540c sports car, the roses have filled our day care centre with stunning blooms. Interim CEO and Director of Nursing Jayne Cooper said: ‘The roses […]

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Our new hospice is taking shape

Work continues on the future home for Woking and Sam Beare Hospices, as our new building on Goldsworth Park takes  shape. We have been fundraising for, and working on our new state-of-the-art hospice since February 2016, so it is exciting to share with you the progress we have made so […]

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