Posts Categorised in: General News

Shop to temporarily close for refurbishment

Our shop in Mealcheapen Street, Worcester, is set to close on Friday, 10th January at 1pm for refurbishment.   The shop, which is home to our bridal department, will be shut for a number of weeks while the work is completed. We look forward to welcoming customers back in to the newly improved shop –… Read more »

Festive discount for hospice supporters

A city hospice has teamed up with fashion retailer New Look to offer shoppers an extra ‘thank you’ for supporting its care this Christmas. New Look has launched a customer discount scheme aimed at encouraging people to donate goods in support of hospice care – and St Richard’s Hospice is among the charities taking part…. Read more »

Christmas arrives at St Richard’s Hospice

Staff and volunteers have been busy ‘decking the halls’ of a city hospice ready for Christmas. Festive garlands are up, baubles are shining and five magnificent Christmas trees are standing proud around St Richard’s Hospice in Worcester. The trees have been donated by the award-winning Webbs Garden Centres and are in place outside the hospice,… Read more »

Important telephone info

We are updating our phone systems tomorrow (Tuesday, 10th December) from 7am so there may be a short disruption to the main 01905 763963 telephone number while the transfer takes place to a more cost effective and comprehensive call system. We apologise for any inconvenience whilst the changes take place. You can call direct dial… Read more »

Shining a spotlight on our Governors

To celebrate Trustees’ Week, we are shining a light on our fantastic Board of Governors and the difference they make to our hospice care. The St Richard’s Hospice Board of Governors is made up of 16 people from a range of professional backgrounds, who give their time and expertise for free. They work with the… Read more »

Children’s author to hold book-signing at hospice shop

A children’s author is set to host a book signing at a hospice’s charity store this half-term. Johnny ‘Mogs’ Morris, from Stourbridge, will be at the St Richard’s Hospice shop in High Street, Kidderminster, on Saturday, October 26. Mr Morris’ book Griff, about the adventures of a walking, talking stone dog, and Poems Your Parents… Read more »

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 »