Hospice News

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New hospice passed CQC inspection

We’re delighted to announce that your brand new state-of-the-art hospice has passed the England independent regulator of health and adult social care’s inspection. The Care Quality Commission [CQC] ensures that health and social care services across England provide people with safe, effective, compassionate and high-quality care. They have expected the new […]

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New permanent hospice CEO announced

At a special reception at the House of Lords on the 16 May it was officially announced that Woking & Sam Beare Hospices’ interim CEO and Director of Nursing, Jayne Cooper, has been appointed the new permanent CEO. This announcement comes as our charity is about to move into your new state-of-the-art hospice […]

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Midnight Walk hospice hero – our social worker Caroline is in training

Woking & Sam Beare Hospices’ Social Worker, Caroline Hodgson, is one of our Midnight Walk ‘hospice heroes’. She has persuaded wife Gemma and friends Anthea Cooke and Nicky Bateman to walk the Midnight Walk course as a team of four in support of our charity for the first time. The […]

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Here’s to your good health – what the Midnight Walk can do for you

Joining our ladies-only 8-mile Midnight Walk – sponsored by Trident Honda and Freedom Leisure –  on Friday 19 May is a great chance to raise your own health levels while you raise funds for the hospices. Jackie Waite, Studio Co-ordinator and Exercise Referral Instructor at Freedom Leisure at Woking Leisure Centre, […]

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Dragon Boat Race and fun day – team registration now open!

Gather your team for our exciting annual Dragon Boat Race and fun day at Woking’s Goldsworth Park Lake on Sunday 25 June, sponsored by Trident Honda. Oars at the ready! Teams of 12-20 people can take the plunge to race across the lake in special boats, competing against the clock […]

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Open days at your new hospice this week

Join us at your new hospice for a the first of three public open days this Saturday 29 April, 10am to 1pm. There is no need to book, just drop in. We are looking forward to welcoming our local community and supporters into the new 20-bed state-of-the-art hospice in Goldsworth Park. […]

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Our marathon champions have raised £24,000 so far!

Our marathon runners have collectively raised £24,000 so far with more still coming in – what a fantastic achievement. We are very grateful to them all and to everyone who has donated in recognition of their sterling efforts on behalf of the hospices. Team WSB cheerers  – the loudest on […]

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RSM Domestic Appliances supports our new hospice

A big thank you to Knaphill-based company  RSM Domestic Appliances for a donation of seven appliances for use in the family pod areas of our new hospice, worth more than £2,000. The donation of two dishwashers, a fridge freezer and a larder fridge, each with a one year warranty, is part of […]

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Inspired by the London Marathon? Join our Midnight Walk!

Congratulations and a huge thank you to all our wonderful London Marathon runners! Thirteen  inspirational fundraisers tackled the famous 26 mile, 385 yard course through our capital city on Sunday 23 April in aid of our hospice, raising a combined total of £24,000 so far towards our work providing end-of-life care […]

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Meet our Hospice Hero Emma Mason

On the 19 May Emma Mason will take part in our annual Midnight Walk. The theme is this year ‘Hospice Heroes’ to celebrate the many amazing people that support us, so we can continue to offer our services free of charge. This is Emma’s story: “Mum was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease in September […]

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