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Nostalgic Quiz Raises Funds for Hospice

Teams from local businesses competed in a ‘Back in the Day’ Retro 80s charity quiz and raised £1,000 for two local charities. Business owners Julia Williams, of Premier Places, and Sarah Mayo-Evans, of Peach Recruitment, organised the ‘Back in the Day’ quiz, to raise money for St Richard’s Hospice and Worcester Rowing Club. The event… Read more »

St. Richard’s Guests Travel Back in Time

Malvern residents were among 160 people who enjoyed travelling back in time to the decadent days of the 1930s on a special luxury train journey to Bath organised by St Richard’s Hospice. The exclusive Northern Belle train, making its first stop of the day at Great Malvern Station, was chartered on Saturday 20th September as… Read more »

Innovative new way of working with bereaved families

We have seen a big increase in the number of bereaved adults and children needing support after a loved one dies which has prompted us to introduce an innovative new way of working at St Richard’s Hospice. In order to cope with demand, the hospice Family Support Team is now integrating some support groups which… Read more »

Teams Rise to Tough Challenge

Businesses rose to a tough challenge in a corporate team building day raising funds for St Richard’s Hospice. Six teams pitted their wits and physical prowess against each other in the annual hospice Corporate Challenge at Top Barn Activity Centre at Holt, near Worcester. The event is expected to have raised in the region of… Read more »

Firm Celebrates Growth with Hospice Fundraiser

A Worcestershire forklift truck firm has raised £1,500 for St Richard’s Hospice to celebrate 40 years in business. MSM was also marking a relocation move from their base in Malvern to larger premises in Buckholt Drive, Worcester. The firm held two open days at the end of last month for customers, suppliers and staff to… Read more »

A week in the life of the Education Team

Hospice at Home HCA and patient

Here at St Richard’s Hospice, we believe that high quality, individualised end of life care should be the norm for all patients with life threatening illnesses. As we care for patients and their loved ones during their illness and after their death, we continually challenge and review the care we provide to ensure that people… Read more »

Clay Shooting Raises £50,000

A clay shoot held at the Bransford Manor home of estate agent Andrew Grant and his wife Bea has raised more than £50,000 for St Richard’s Hospice.   The event was organised by Mr Grant, a hospice patron and St Richard’s supporter Georgina Britten-Long of Wichenford. The shoot has been held six times and  has… Read more »

Hospice Care Week Raises Awareness

St Richard’s Hospice will be joining forces with more than 100 other hospices across the UK to help raise public awareness about the diversity of hospice care and highlight that it is available in many different settings beyond hospice buildings. The theme of this year’s Hospice Care Week (6th–12th October) is ‘Hospice care, everywhere’. During… Read more »

You matter to the last moment of your life

There is considerable national debate about how patients and their loved ones want care to be provided with compassion, kindness, dignity and respect – no more so than at the end of life. At Worcestershire’s St Richard’s Hospice these values are well established and reflected in everything they do, says Care Director June Patel. “Our… Read more »

Racing Dinner to Welcome Top Jockey

Local residents are invited to join St Richard’s Hospice at a special racing dinner with special guest Colin Brown, top jockey and racing personality. Colin Brown will join guests at the fundraising event at Worcester Racecourse on Thursday 9th October and will sharehis experiences, weighing room anecdotes and racing tips to help guests spot a winning… Read more »