Posts Categorised in: Inspirational Blog

My St Richard’s by Kate Palmer 

I have been a volunteer in the St Swithin’s Street shop book department for just over a year.  Prior to that I was a customer, as I have always loved books, which was when I saw the vacancy for a volunteer advertised.  As I am a busy, full-time mum, the flexibility of this role is… Read more »

Hospice helped create special memories

We cherish the thoughts of our patients & families and Kayleigh has given us permission to share her lovely comments on our care: “next month it will have been 3 years since you cared for my mum. It occurred to me that I never actually thanked the amazing staff at St Richard’s Hospice for everything… Read more »

A day in the life of a Hospice Head of Education

Robert Standfield is Head of Education at St. Richard’s Hospice in Worcester. I have worked at St. Richard’s for just over four years and working in an environment where education and training is regarded as an essential element of providing high-quality care is a joy. I have a special interest in Workforce and Organisational Development… Read more »

A hospice of the future

Here at St Richard’s we are always looking to improve our services so that we can be confident that we are able to meet the needs of our patients and their families. More people are using our services each year. Recently we have been looking in depth at all our services and how we can… Read more »

How you helped us care at Christmas

Thanks to the generosity of our supporters who backed our festive Crowdfunder appeal, St Richard’s Hospice was able to give patients and their loved ones great care and compassion at home over Christmas.  We want to share with you just how much it meant to our patients and their loved ones that you were able to give… Read more »

Reflections on 2015

Happy New Year As we enter a new year, we cannot help reflecting on the year just closing; thinking about all our successes and joyful times as well as the times that have been more difficult and have challenged us. Here at St Richard’s we strive each day to offer compassionate care to those coping… Read more »

St Richard’s Christmas wish

Our goal at St Richard’s is to make each day in our patients’ lives a good day. Free of pain, in comfort and in peace. Our Christmas wish is to be able to provide the very highest level of care and support to as many families in Worcestershire that need us, each and every day…. Read more »

10 things you might not know about St Richard’s Hospice

Many people who visit St Richard’s or hear a talk about our services are surprised at the wide range of support we offer patients and their loved ones. Here are a few facts and figures about our hospice, some of which might just surprise you! 1. All of our services are completely free to patients and… Read more »