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Case Study - Kath Hutchinson, Our Night shift Nurse
Kath Hutchinson began working for St Andrew's in 1987 and has subsequently seen massive changes in both the hospice environment and patient care. We catch up with the night shift nurse to find out more ...
Published on 11 November 2019
St Andrew’s Hospice Recognized For High Standards Of Horticultural Excellence
On the 17th October 2019, our premises manager Rob Baty attended the Grimsby In Bloom awards. This was a night to support our local voluntary community gardening campaigns, which involved some of the St Andrew’s Hospice volunteers.
Published on 25 October 2019
Thorpe Park Knit & Natter Group Raise over £1000 for St Andrew’s Hospice Children’s Unit
Once again this year, the Thorpe Park Knit and Natter group have raised over £1000 throughout their season.
Published on 22 October 2019
Tigger-tastic Fun at Ultimate Packaging Bounce-athon
During the past week the Ultimate Packaging HQ on Europarc Industrial Estate was turned into a bouncy playground. Chris ‘Tigger’ Tonge, Director at Ultimate Packaging launched his 24 hour bounce-athon on Monday 7th October.
Published on 14 October 2019
Ruby Ball
240 people donned their glad rags on Friday to help us celebrate 40 years of St Andrew’s Hospice at our Ruby Ball. And celebrate they did, from beginning to end, this truly was a night to remember.
Published on 30 September 2019
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

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