Monthly Archives: June 2013

GSF first course

Having become an accredited training site for the Gold Standards Framework training for End of Life Care, we were delighted to start our first course with 12 Care Homes on Friday 21st June.  The day went really well, and we … Continue reading

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Big Yellow Quiz

I attended our 3rd Big Yellow Quiz at the Brentwood Centre and yet again the huge room was filled with competitive quizzers.  This year we had two EGG HEAD’S Barry and David who for a mere £10 could provide an … Continue reading

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Sky Dive

I attended one of the twice yearly sky dive events we hold in Kent.  We had 15 people jumping to raise money for the Hospice, and this time it included Lee Scott s a local MP, 2 staff from Newbury … Continue reading

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Volunteer Thank You Evenings

We have had 3 successful BBQ evenings to celebrate and thank our fantastic volunteers.  We have over 800 volunteers at the Hospice, in the community and in our shops, and we couldn’t run the service we do without them. It … Continue reading

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Ilford shop

The Mayor of Redbridge Cllr Felicity Banks and Lee Scott MP opened our new shop in Ilford on 14th June and it was a great and successful opening.  There was a large queue outside the shop waiting for the opening, … 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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Carers Cream Tea

Our family services team recently held a cream tea for carers and patients.  We had over 37 people attend, and for the majority it was their first visit to the Hospice.  It was a real privilege to talk to the … 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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Waitrose

Daimen and Sharon from our local Waitrose paid us a visit to look around the Hospice and learn more about the services we provide.  Waitrose are great supporters for us, and recently kindly donated food and drinks for our champagne … Continue reading

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Visit to Haven House Children’s Hospice in Woodford

A small team from Saint Francis Hospice recently had an excellent visit to Haven House to look around their lovely hospice and to discuss in particular the care of young people as they move into adulthood.  Thank you Mike (CEO) … Continue reading

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