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Hospice highlights ‘what it takes’ to provide care

  55 nurses, 19 shops, 628 regular givers, 15,000 pints of milk and more than 132,000 hours of volunteer time – this is just some of what it takes a city hospice to provide care to patients and families. And this is just a fraction of the resources needed for St Richard’s Hospice to run… Read more »

Hospice open

(14th October) We’re delighted to let you know that all our services are back up and running again as normal. Following a number of incidents of norovirus, we have received permission from the Clinical Commissioning Group and Public Health England to re-open the In-patient Unit for admissions and welcome patients, carers and visitors back into… Read more »

Hospice invites community to AGM

A hospice is inviting members of the community to its annual general meeting (AGM) this October. St Richard’s Hospice will hold the AGM on Thursday, October 10 at 7pm, in the cafe at the charity’s St Swithin’s Street shop in Worcester. The meeting will be a chance for guests to hear about the hospice’s work… Read more »

Hospice ‘legacy bench’ travels to shopping centre

A hospice’s travelling bench has been installed at a city shopping centre – with passersby invited to sit and reflect on their life and legacy. The St Richard’s Hospice Legacy Bench has arrived in Crowngate Shopping Centre’s Bell Square, Worcester, and will remain for three weeks. The blue-and-white painted bench, bearing lines of verse, has… Read more »

Legacy bench moves to Guildhall

A hospice is inviting members of the public to take a seat on its travelling bench – and reflect on their life and legacy. The St Richard’s Hospice ‘Legacy Bench’ was installed at Worcester’s historic Guildhall on Wednesday, June 19 and will be in place until Monday, July 8. The painted bench, bearing lines of… Read more »

Revamped hospice shop set to open

A revamped hospice shop is set to throw open its doors to customers this weekend. The St Richard’s Hospice shop in Mill Lane, Bromsgrove, will officially re-open at 9.30am on Saturday, June 22. The store was previously a St Richard’s Hospice dress agency, called Déjà vu, but has been transformed into a traditional charity shop…. Read more »

How ‘legacy bench’ will tackle taboos

A travelling bench aimed at opening up conversations around death is set to arrive outside Worcester Cathedral. The painted ‘Legacy Bench’, belonging to St Richard’s Hospice, will be in place in the cathedral’s West Garden from Wednesday, May 15 until Monday, May 27. From there, it will travel to different places across the city during… Read more »

Hospice to mark Dying Matters Week

Hospice staff are set to get out in the city to help people talk about death and grief as part of a national campaign week. St Richard’s Hospice, based in Worcester, has a variety of events planned for Dying Matters Week, which runs from May 13 to 19. During the week, the team will be… Read more »