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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 Inpatient… 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 »

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 »