Hospice News

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A sweet ‘thank you’

We took the chance to say thank you to some of the most important members of our staff with an Afternoon Tea in honour of the Nursing Staff. The incentive was planned in line with the Royal College of Nursing’s International Nurses’ Day, where organisations across the UK acknowledged and appreciated […]

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New route for Midnight Walk

In a week’s time, hundreds of women will take part in our Midnight Walk on Friday 20th May. Together they will raise thousands to help fund the vital services provided by the Hospices to support patients with life limiting illnesses. With a brand new route this year, starting off at 10pm […]

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What does Palliative Care mean? 

Throughout this week Monday 9th May – Saturday 14th May, residents of Staines and the wider area held a ‘Big Conversation’ around death, in conjunction with Dying Matters Awareness Week. The week of talks and workshops was organised by a group from the community who feel very passionate about the much […]

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Stories from the Heart – Dee

A testimonial about Wellbeing at Sam Beare Hospice. We run a regular ‘Life Stories’ session where Patients and Day Care users are invited to share their memories with the group and create a memory box with items from their past such as photos, special trinkets, reminders of important occasions and anything […]

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Dying Matters week

Throughout the week Monday 9th May – Saturday 14th May, residents of Staines and the wider area will be having the ‘big conversation’ around death, in conjunction with Dying Matters Awareness Week. The week of talks and workshops has been organised by a group from the community who feel very passionate […]

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Stories from the Heart – John

Nearly three quarters of the workforce at the Hospices give their time voluntarily, without whom many of the services simply couldn’t run. John is a volunteer in the Fundraising Department and is very passionate about the cause after spending time with a friend On the Ward at Sam Beare. He explains his reasons […]

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Search, save and raise today!

Online shoppers can now show their support for Woking & Sam Beare Hospices by using Savoo Search, Save and Raise as their online shopping platform. It costs supporters nothing because Savoo donates on your behalf and you make savings using the voucher codes and deals on offer. Savoo.co.uk is a […]

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Bridal shop Swoons at donation

Pass by the Woking Hospice shop in the town centre last week and you may be forgiven for thinking that someone was getting married. The whole shop was transformed into a delightful-looking white wedding heaven in celebration for the ‘Bridal Bonanza Weekend’ which took place from 23rd – 29th April […]

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Local Muslim group raise money for Hospices

A Muslim community group in Woking hosted a fundraiser on 19th March raising £1,500 in the process for our Hospices. Members of Ham Nawa – an Urdu term meaning ‘like minded people’ – organise various socials throughout the year to raise donations and each time, choose an organisation or charity […]

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Stories from the Heart – Julie

A Testimonial about being On the Ward in the New Build The New Build Project would certainly not be anywhere near as successful without a strong team leading the work and ensuring that everything goes to plan to move and deliver the services at the new hospice alongside the building programme. […]

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