Category Archives: Saint Francis Hospice

House of Commons

I joined the Hospice family support team for a tour of the House of Commons which was provided by our local MP Andrew Rosindell who is a great supporter of the Hospice. It was a really interesting tour and we … Continue reading

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Royal Visit

We had an amazing Royal visit by Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandra who visited the Hospice to official launch our beautiful memory tree. The Princess talked to families, patients and staff and was delighted to see the leaf on the … Continue reading

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Carers tea

There was a lovely warm day for our summer carers tea, which was really well attended. The schoolchildren from Hall Mead school came to sing and show their incredible talents. This year was extra special as James Smith who was … Continue reading

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Brentwood Civic Dinner

I was delighted to attend the Brentwood Civic dinner where Neville Brown our Vice Chairman. Neville who works tirelessly for Brentwood and gives fantastic support to the Hospice was  awarded the life time achievement award. Well done Neville.

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Hospice Buildings

We have continued to work hard to make sure our buildings are ‘fit for purpose’.  Building work is continuing on the Inpatient unit roof, and we have just had completed a full ‘condition survey’ which we are currently analysing  to … Continue reading

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New World Class Saint Francis Hospice in the Community launched

I am delighted and proud that we have launched our new remodelled ‘hospice in the community services’. These services build on our well established 24/7-365 days a year community services, but we have worked hard with no additional investment to … Continue reading

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Richard Madeley our Patron’s Visit

We were delighted Richard could visit us again, to do a radio interview and meet staff and patients in the in patient unit, day therapy and fundraising.   A fundraising volunteer Joyce was disappointed to miss Richard but delighted with … Continue reading

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The Bad Weather

The terrible rain has taken its toll on our Hospice building resulting in us have to close some beds , complementary therapy, chapel and have a number of ‘buckets’ around the building.  We have launched an appeal to help fund … Continue reading

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Joan Holmes Patron

Joan is one of our local supporters who following her time as Mayor of Brentwood became a Patron for us.  Joan visited the Hospice again and is always to keen to support us in any way she can.  She’s hoping … Continue reading

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Transport for London (TFL) – Bus Service to Hospice

An important meeting was held at the Hospice in June by Transport for London to discuss what improvements can be made to bus services to the Hospice and the village of Havering ate Bower.  There was some really positive signs … Continue reading

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