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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 »

Dedicate a light in memory of loved ones

Hundreds of twinkling lights will be lit in memory and celebration of loved ones at a range of moving hospice services this winter. In the weeks leading to Christmas, there will be six St Richard’s Hospice Lights of Love services or events – offering the community a place to remember and celebrate the lives of… 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 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 »

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 »

Open Afternoon postponed

Unfortunately, we have confirmation of a number of incidents of norovirus at St Richard’s Hospice in Wildwood Drive, Worcester. We are working with the local Clinical Commissioning Group and Public Health England during this time to ensure we are taking all necessary precautions to protect patients, visitors, volunteers and staff. One of these precautions to… 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 ‘thrilled’ as festival raises £2K for care

A HOSPICE has thanked the team behind Worcester Festival for raising more than £2,000 for its care with this year’s 17-day extravaganza. St Richard’s Hospice, based in Wildwood Drive, Worcester, received £2,144 raised at collections and events during the city-wide festival in August. Tricia Cavell, Fundraising Director at St Richard’s, said: “We were thrilled to… Read more »

Hospice calls for complementary therapy volunteers

A city hospice is calling for volunteer therapists to support its complementary therapy team – helping make a difference to the lives of its patients. St Richard’s Hospice, in Wildwood Drive, Worcester, has a Complementary Therapy team of two staff and eight volunteers – supporting patients from across the county. Complementary Therapists offer treatments including… Read more »