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Musical evening raises thousands for hospice

Guests attending an evening of music helped raise thousands of pounds to support the work of St Richard’s Hospice. More than 65 guests attended A Musical Evening in the Great Hall at Birtsmorton Court, Malvern, on Friday, March 6 – raising £3,000 for the charity. On the night, there was a recital by hospice doctor… Read more »

Elephants to march into city for 2021 art trail

A parade of colourful elephants will march into Worcester next summer to form the city’s second, spectacular, public art trail – raising funds for St Richard’s Hospice. Elephant sculptures will line the streets and open spaces for eight weeks in 2021, creating Worcester’s Big Parade – a Wild in Art event brought to the city… Read more »

Lantern walk raises £11,000 for hospice

Glowing lanterns were lit in memory of loved ones at an annual walk which raised more than £11,000 for a hospice. Now in its third year, the St Richard’s Hospice Lantern Walk took place on Saturday, February 8 at the National Trust’s Croome, near Worcester. The evening saw more than 450 guests walk a 1.5-mile… Read more »

Hospice to host fundraising golf day

Teams of four are being invited to join a hospice on the fairway for a spring fundraising Golf Day. The St Richard’s Hospice Golf Day, held at The Worcestershire Golf Club in Malvern, will take place on Friday, April 3. Now in its fifth year, the event will see teams play 18 holes of golf… Read more »

Bike ride to Scotland in memory of sister

A determined cyclist is gearing up for a mammoth bike ride from Worcester to Scotland in memory of her “amazing sister” who died last year. Lidia Sudacka will tackle the seven-day, 350-mile challenge this summer – starting from her home in Worcester and finishing at Edinburgh Castle. The 32-year-old is raising funds for St Richard’s… Read more »

Retro gaming event to support hospice

An afternoon of retro gaming is set to take place at a city arcade bar to raise funds for St Richard’s Hospice. The event, titled Game On, will take place on Sunday, January 26 at Retroids Arcade Bar in New Street, Worcester, from 1pm. Everyone with a ticket to this event will have an hour’s… Read more »

Hospice challenge to ‘grow’ £50 donation

Businesses are being challenged to get creative and turn £50 into a much bigger donation for St Richard’s Hospice. The hospice is calling for 20 organisations to sign-up to its 20/20 Business Challenge – with the collective aim of raising more than £20,000 for its care. Each team to sign up will be given £50… Read more »

Raise voices in hospice festive carols

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Voices will be raised in song at a special evening of carols at St Richard’s Hospice in Worcester at the final event in the charity’s Lights of Love campaign this year. Everyone is invited to join the festive sing-song in the hospice in Wildwood Drive, Worcester on Thursday, 19th December at 7pm. The event will… Read more »

Apprentice to skydive for St Richard’s Hospice

A daredevil 20-year-old will take to the skies for a fundraising challenge in memory of his dad – dressed as Father Christmas. Rob Turner, from Worcester, has signed-up for the St Richard’s Hospice Santa Skydive on Saturday, December 7 at Hinton Airfield, Northamptonshire. Harnessed to an experienced parachute instructor, Mr Turner will jump from 10,000ft… Read more »

Hospice doughnut dash a sweet success

Runners taking part in a hospice’s Doughnut Dash have raised more than £6,500 for the charity. St Richard’s Hospice held its first Doughnut Dash in Norton, near Worcester, on Sunday, September 22. Around 400 participants took on either a 5k or 10k route, before claiming their Krispy Kreme doughnut after crossing the finish line. Each… Read more »

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

During this challenging time, we are doing our utmost to continue caring for the patients and loved ones who need us most.

The way we work has been adapted, with many of our services delivered remotely – such as over the phone, or by video call. And we are working closely with other health care professionals in Worcestershire to share knowledge and expertise at this time.

Latest changes at St Richard’s Hospice

  • In-patient Unit: To protect patients and staff  from the spread of the virus, we are following national guidance and therefore it is with regret we are not able to accept visitors. Please do not hesitate to contact the In-patient Unit with any questions on 01905 958163. Thank you for your understanding at this difficult time.
  • Community Nursing: Community services continue to operate, with a mixture of hands-on care and remote support.
  • Living Well and Family Support Services: Switched to virtual model, with care given remotely over the phone or via video call.
  • Shops: All 19 of our shops and warehouse are temporarily closed. Please do not leave donations outside our shops, as we are unable to collect them at this time.
  • Fundraising: All hospice organised events until the end of August have been postponed. If you wish to support us, please donate to our Resilience Fund.

Please do not visit St Richard’s Hospice if you have a high temperature or new, continuous cough. If you have these symptoms, please stay at home and self-isolate for seven days. See NHS advice on coronavirus.

Thank you for your support and understanding at this difficult time.