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A Hospice History
The idea of establishing a hospice in the Grimsby area first canvassed in 1978. Rev. Julian Dunn, Rev. Michael Thorpe and Dr Harry Buckland arranged a series of gathering which culminated in a meeting of 70 people on 19th July 1979.
Published on 5 July 2019
🎽 12 races in 12 months in aid of local hospice
Instead of just running one race, Diane came up with the idea of running 12 races in 12 months to raise funds for St Andrew’s Hospice!
Published on 27 June 2019
🚉 TransPennine Express drivers donate £5,000 to Lincolnshire hospice
The drivers have donated their earnings from a driving programme to St Andrew’s Hospice, with these earnings being matched by TPE, meaning that the hospice will receive a total donation of £5054.
Published on 24 June 2019
👑 HRH The Duchess of Cambridge supports Children's Hospice Week 2019
Her Royal Highness, The Duchess of Cambridge has sent a message of support to celebrate and mark Children’s Hospice Week.
Published on 17 June 2019
Case Study: Kelly Wilcock-Buley
A study into Kelly's 10 year association with St Andrew's Hospice and a tribute to her beloved dad, who sadly passed away one year ago on Father's Day!
Published on 14 June 2019
🏆 Hospice retail team honoured with national award
St Andrew’s Hospice retail function currently comprises of 20 retail stores, and two tea bars across the region, as well as an eBay operation and Distribution Centre that are based in Grimsby.
Published on 13 June 2019
✈️ Gillian's 80th Birthday Skydive!
This incredible lady turned 80 on the Saturday and jumped out of a plane on the Sunday to raise vital funds for St Andrew's Hospice!
Published on 11 June 2019
⛳ Changes to Charity Golf Day
CHARITY GOLF DAY POSTPONED: The St Andrew’s Hospice Stableford Ball Charity Golf Event has been postponed and will now run as part of the Tower Staff Construction Ltd Charity Golf Day later in the year.
Published on 28 May 2019
🎶 Dementia Awareness Week
This week is Dementia Awareness Week and we would like to welcome our new volunteer, Sue, into the Wellbeing Team. Sue is going to be working 1-2-1 with our patients who are suffering from dementia and she will be helping them to create their Playlist For Life.
Published on 24 May 2019
💰 Macmillan Social Welfare Team achieve over £6 million in annualised benefit awards
The Macmillan Social Welfare Team, comprising of Kevin Moore and Rebecca Webster, is part of the Macmillan Palliative Care Team based at St Andrew's Hospice.
Published on 17 May 2019
💅 Look Good, Feel Better Workshops Official Launch
Local women struggling with the visible side-effects of cancer treatment can benefit from attending Look Good, Feel Better Workshops thanks to a collaboration between International Charity Look Good Feel Better, Care Plus Group and St Andrew’s Hospice.
Published on 16 May 2019
☕ Death Cafe: An event to help people talk about death and grief
Earlier this week, St Andrew’s Hospice ran Death Cafes in the Community Hub at Freshney Place in Grimsby, as part of the nationwide Dying Matters Awareness Week, which runs from May 13-19.
Published on 16 May 2019

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