Hospice News

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We’re leading the way

On Wednesday 23rd July, Help the Hospices launched a major new programme which aims to cut the number of people dying in hospital. Speaking at the event in Westminster, Help the Hospices Chairman Lord Howard described the new proposal as “a groundbreaking initiative by the hospice movement to transform the […]

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A mammouth fundraising drive begins…

Three boys from Woking have set off on a 30,000 miles drive to Mongolia and back in their 1 litre Nissan Micra to raise money for our Hospice. Alex Jackson, Mike Stone and Jack Wilkinson, all 21, embarked on the adventure of a lifetime on the 20th July. After only […]

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Rare Jam memorabilia up for grabs

A dedicated local Jam fan has donated four rare collector’s items, which will be sold off in a silent auction to raise money for our Hospices. You can bid for a stunning framed mono photograph of Paul Weller, a printer’s proof of The Changing Man book cover signed by the […]

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A Fab Fun Day for Sam Beare

Supporters from Stanwell Moor presented a cheque for £1,689 to Sam Beare, having raised the money by hosting a fab fun day on their local green. A cream tea, live music, amazing raffle prizes, and a delicious hog roast had helped pull in the crowds. The main driving force behind […]

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Positive Patient Survey

Most people living with a life limiting disease prefer to stay in their own home, and our community palliative care team work to achieve this by forming a vital link between home and the expertise of hospice care. The team recently carried out a survey to see if they can […]

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Look Good Feel Better

Patients attending the Sam Beare Hospice day care unit have been treated to some pampering and tips on how to look good. Cancer support charity Look Good Feel Better, led a two hour Masterclass by trained volunteer beauty professionals, and the beneficiaries were taken through a specially designed 10-step skincare […]

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Roaring Dragon Success

Almost 200 competitors paddled across Goldsworth Park Lake and raised in excess of £10,000 so far for Woking & Sam Beare Hospices at our inaugural Dragon Boat Challenge. Eleven teams representing the local police, schools, churches and businesses competed against each other in colourful long boats, and plenty of sunshine […]

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New approach to care for the dying published

Last week, Minister of State for Care and Support, Norman Lamb, announced the key recommendations of the Leadership Alliance for the Care of Dying People (LACDP) – the system-wide response to the 44 recommendations outlined in the independent review of the Liverpool Care Pathway (LCP) More Care, Less Pathway. The […]

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Midnight Success

A huge thank you to everyone involved with the Midnight Walk on Friday. Firstly our ‘Flashing Bunnies’ who walked, our check in volunteers who did an amazing job getting everyone registered in time and the marshals whose cheerful personalities kept spirits high around the course. It really is a special […]

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A Classic Day of Fun in the Sun!

Our annual Classic Car Show & Fayre proved a big hit at the weekend. An audience of all ages gathered at the Mercedes-Benz World venue to enjoy hundreds of vintage vehicles, arena acts, stalls and refreshments on what was a gloriously sunny day. After a parade by the Surrey Pipe […]

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