Hospice News

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Heartfelt family feedback

We always appreciate it when patients and their family and friends tell us about their experiences of our care. Every now and again we hear such wonderful stories that we simply have to share them, and this week we received this comment as part of an Inpatient Evaluation Questionnaire from […]

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‘Tea for Me’ a big success

Our new initiative ‘Tea for Me’ was introduced in January after consultation with the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDa) and has become a real success since. Each month Motor neurone (MND) patients and their carers are invited to visit our Woking Hospice Day Unit, where they can enjoy a cup […]

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A Glowing Midnight Walk Success

The new neon theme proved a big hit at our annual Midnight Walk, which took place on Friday 19 June. Over 700 girls and women gathered at Mercedes-Benz World in their bright orange T-shirts and many had added their own neon accessories, whilst others made the most of the face […]

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14th World Congress

Dr Sinead Henderson, Consultant in Palliative Medicine and Michelle Swan, Clinical Nurse Specialist have been presenting a poster at the 14th World Congress of the European Association of Palliative Care in Copenhagen (8-10th May) Their poster ‘Are Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) patients receiving adequate end of life Care?’ aimed […]

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MSA and how the Hospices can help

Multiple Systems Atrophy (MSA) is a rare, neurodegenerative disease that leads to premature death. With no known cause or cure, it appears to strike at random – normally when people are in their 50’s. Only 3,000 people in the UK have MSA, symptoms include problems with balance, movement, swallowing, speech […]

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Join our Dragon Boat Challenge

Our popular Dragon Boat Charity Challenge will return to Goldsworth Park Lake on Sunday 5th July. It will be the second time teams will paddle against each other and the clock to raise funds for our Hospices. Last July almost 200 competitors across eleven teams representing the local police, schools, […]

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A new future for hospice care in the heart of Surrey

Last week saw the launch of our Capital Appeal and sharing of plans for ‘A new future for hospice care in the heart of Surrey’ with an invited audience at the prestigious McLaren Technology Centre. The launch was sponsored by McLaren and was attended by distinguished guests including; the Rt […]

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Ready to Glow Girls?

The countdown for our annual Midnight Walk is on, and we now have over 700 women of all ages registered. We can’t wait to see them all light up the dark with our new neon theme, when they set off from Mercedes-Benz World at 10pm on Friday 19 June. Amongst […]

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Get ready to glow…

We have launched our annual Midnight Walk, which will take place at Mercedes-Benz World, Brooklands on Friday 19 June. This year the event will have a new neon theme and we hope hundreds of women will help us light up the dark, as they set off at 10pm on the […]

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Calling all Vintage Vehicle Owners….

We have launched our Classic Car Show and Fayre, which for the third year running will take place at the iconic Mercedes-Benz World in Weybridge, Surrey, on Sunday 7th June. Have you got a vintage car or motorcycle that you would like to show off? Then this is the place […]

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