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In-patient Unit

  Visiting the In-patient Unit (IPU)   We are following national guidance to protect patients, visitors and staff from the spread of the coronavirus during the current lockdown restrictions and beyond to ensure everyone stays as safe as possible. This means that we have had to make changes to who, how and when people visit the In-patient… Read more »

Hospice’s nursing excellence recognised

The excellent training St Richard’s Hospice provides for healthcare students been recognised this week at the NHS and University of Worcester Mentor Awards 2016. The hospice’s In-patient Unit team received the award for the excellent support and mentoring they provide to University of Worcester’s student nurses and other health professionals training as part of their… Read more »

Family get muddy for charity

An Evesham family braved the cold and mud this weekend when they took on the Dirt Run in support of St Richard’s Hospice. Kellie Sidney and her family faced the Dirt Run challenge head on at The Valley, Evesham, on Sunday 17th January in aid of the hospice which cared for her step-father. Kellie was… 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 »

Couple benefit from hospice’s connected care

When 48-year-old Martin Neath from Droitwich was referred to St Richard’s Hospice after learning he had terminal lung cancer, he and his wife had no idea of the wide range of care and support they would receive. The couple have been ‘amazed’ to benefit from diverse support including specialist medical care in the Worcester hospice’s… Read more »

Patients enjoy spring sun in gardens

Patients at St Richard’s Hospice have been enjoying the feel of spring sunshine on their faces in the serene surroundings of the hospice gardens. As the days warm and the gardens burst into life, patients being cared for at the hospice’s In-patient Unit are making the most of the private patio areas outside their rooms…. Read more »

Referral form for Health Professionals

St Richard’s Hospice has developed a new referral form and it is hoped that this will enable referrals to be handled more efficiently. It is important that referral is discussed with the patient and family/carers. Please provide full information and identify the service required as this helps us to respond appropriately. Palliative Care Services in… Read more »

Caring for patients

  We strive to put ‘life into days’ for our patients and offer them a haven of care, comfort and compassion.  This may be through care in their own home or in the community, for example a nursing home; in the In-patient Unit, the Living Well Centre or through our Family Support Team. Please go to… Read more »