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A heartfelt thank you to Greg Stratford
We wanted to pay tribute to Greg Stratford, who some of you may know as ‘Batman’. For over 4 years Greg has been dedicated to supporting St Andrew’s Hospice in any way that he could, what people may not have realised is that he was also battling terminal cancer at this time.
Published on 1 June 2020
Volunteers' Week - Katie's Story
At St Andrew’s Hospice and Andy’s we are celebrating all of our amazing volunteers, all week from the 1st – 7th of June. Our volunteers are a vital part of our workforce and it wouldn’t be possible for us to deliver our services without their time and effort. To show our thanks and appreciation we’re going to share the stories of three volunteers from different areas of our organisation this week.
Published on 1 June 2020
Important Information regarding Sparkle Walk
As we're sure you're already aware, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has led to a need for social distancing to help prevent the spread. For this reason we have made the difficult decision to postpone the Sparkle Walk which was scheduled to take place on Friday 19th June 2020 at 7.30pm.
Published on 27 May 2020
Year of the nurse - meet Katie Wright
We wanted to take the time to celebrate another one of our incredible nurses as part of the Year of the Nurse. This time we catch up with our amazing Katie Wright, Advanced Nurse Assistant (ANA) currently working in Andy’s.
Published on 22 May 2020
Dying Matters Awareness Week 2020
Dying Matters Awareness Week gives us an opportunity share the importance of talking about dying, death and bereavement.
Published on 7 May 2020
Year of the nurse - meet Mary Gill
It's time to introduce you to another member of our wonderful team as part of our Year of the Nurse celebrations. This time, we're introducing you to our new Clinical Nurse Specialist at Andy's Children's Unit, Mary Gill.
Published on 6 May 2020
St Andrew’s Hospice performs first blood transfusion
We are very proud to announce that our clinical team are now able to perform blood transfusions to help in symptom management, from the comfort of the hospice.
Published on 24 April 2020
Join us in the 2.6 challenge!
We're calling on all of our wonderful supporters to join us in the 2.6 challenge!
Published on 22 April 2020
Statement from Together for Short Lives
Families caring for children with life-limiting or complex medical conditions must seek urgent medical support if their child becomes unwell.
Published on 16 April 2020
Visitor information
Please read the updated visiting arrangements in light of the ongoing Coronavirus situation.
Published on 3 April 2020
Year of the nurse - Meet Joanne
We wanted to celebrate another one of our incredible St Andrew's Hospice Nurse's as part of Year of the Nurse. This time, we caught up with Joanne Cleland, Clinical Lead Nurse on our Adults’ inpatient unit.
Published on 1 April 2020
Coronavirus - retail update
An update on our online shop and donation arrangements.
Published on 24 March 2020

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