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Hospice patient holds art exhibition

Terry Dagley art exhibition

  A hospice patient who took up painting as part of his creative therapy sessions at St Richard’s Day Hospice is exhibited some of his work at the hospice’s Wildwood Drive premises. Terry Dagley, who was cared for by St Richard’s, regularly opened the stunning gardens at his home in Broughton Green, near Droitwich, to raise… Read more »

Colleagues take on muddy challenge

Atkins Mud Runner team

A group of seven colleagues will need all of their team spirit when they line up for the Mud Runner challenge on Sunday 28th June in aid of St Richard’s Hospice. The colleagues, who all work at Atkins in Worcester, will take on the Oblivion Mud Runner challenge at Eastnor Castle. They will need to… Read more »

Perfect puppies!

It was wonderful to receive a visit from Pets as Therapy (PAT) dog Megan and her new puppies to meet patients, volunteers and staff. Megan is a regular visitor to St Richard’s and her calm and warm character is adored by everyone.

Music to lift the spirit

Wonderful to hear the sounds of ‘Music to lift the Spirit’ from the English Symphony Orchestra fill the hospice today (9th June). Cellist Corrine Frost and Stephen Warner on guitar and double bass performed a selection of music from Elgar to Gershwin. Patients, staff and volunteers were enthralled! You can read more about the ESO… Read more »

The importance of caring for carers

During Carers Week, 8th – 14th June, here at St Richard’s Hospice we are highlighting the importance of supporting those who care for patients with life-threatening illnesses. We understand that carers are pivotal to the success of the care provided for their loved one, and recognise that carers also need to be cared for and… Read more »

Fabulous day at Worcester Races

Wow what a fabulous turn out for Ladies Day at Worcester Races on Saturday. We had packed marquee of beautifully dressed guests and with the added support of racegoers we hope to have made a profit of nearly £12,000 towards patient care from the raffle, auction, gate collection and tickets. Thank you to everyone, including… Read more »

Hospice offers support to carers

During Carers Week, 8th – 14th June, St Richard’s Hospice is highlighting the importance of supporting those who care for patients with life-threatening illnesses. St Richard’s Hospice understands that carers are pivotal to the success of the care provided for their loved one, and recognises that carers also need to be cared for and supported…. Read more »

Dedicated hospice nurse recognised by award

  The skills and dedication of a specialist nurse providing end of life care to patients with life-threatening illnesses has been recognised with a prestigious Queen’s Nurse award. Bernie Fisher, who lives in Upton-upon-Severn, received the prestigious title of Queen’s Nurse (QN) by community nursing charity The Queen’s Nursing Institute (QNI) at a special award… Read more »

Can you help collect funds?

If you like meeting people and supporting a great local cause then St Richard’s Hospice would love to hear from you. The Worcestershire charity is encouraging people to come forward and volunteer to help with street and store collections which take place around the county. There are also options to volunteer at events selling raffle… Read more »

Volunteers help patients travel

Volunteers Peter Humphrey and Rosemary Kite

Volunteers like Rosemary Kite and Peter Humphrey are a vital part of the service St Richard’s offers to patients, helping them to travel to Day Hospice where they can receive specialist care and support and enjoy the company of others in similar situations. Rosemary and Peter describe a typical day for them at St Richard’s… Read more »