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Spiritual support offers strength and reassurance

It may not surprise you that, as part of its holistic approach to care, St Richard’s Hospice offers patients and their loved ones spiritual care as well as physical, emotional and social support. But you may be surprised to find out how integrated the hospice’s chaplaincy service is with pastoral care within the community and… Read more »

‘The patient is the focus of all we do’

As one of the St Richard’s Hospice Nurse Specialist team I have around 30 patients on my caseload at any one time whom I see mainly in their own homes. There is no ‘average week.’ Patients and all affected by their journey in ill health have changing needs so hour by hour my priorities may… Read more »

Hospice Benefits From Harry’s Legacy

St Richard’s Hospice has benefitted from the generous legacy of a young Midlands boy and his Help Harry Help Others charity. Help Harry Help Others (HHHO) was set up in memory of Harry Moseley who started a campaign to find a cure for brain cancer and to help families who are affected by cancer as… Read more »

Community Volunteers lend a hand

Volunteers are a vital part of St Richard’s Hospice’s service and help to support patients and their families in every department of the hospice, but offer particular reassurance when patients are at home. As part of the hospice’s ethos of holistic care, we recognise that those who have a life-threatening illness, and those that care… Read more »

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 »