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Staff spotlight: Matt Hinton

Continuing our Staff Spotlight series Matt Hinton, Healthcare Assistant, shares an insight into his role with The Hospice Charity Partnership.

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Marking International Day of Women in Science with Medicines Management Lead Lisa

Lisa Wall-Hayes joined our charity’s Pharmacy Team in 2011 – and it’s a team she’s very proud to be part of.

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Steps Together group makes big impact

Bereaved adults who attended a newly-formed counselling and art therapy group, Steps Together, have described their experience as ‘invaluable’ and have been inspired to expand the group into local communities.

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Runners go the extra 26.2 miles for patients

Supporters and staff members raised an incredible £36,367 for The Hospice Charity Partnership by completing the London Marathon.

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Generous gift leaves lasting legacy at beloved Birmingham hospices

A training bursary has been set up in memory of Gordon Snelgrove, one of our much-loved trustees.

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Patient Lea raises £5,760 cycling from John Taylor Hospice to London

Lea Nicholls, his wife Emma, and their family have all raised a phenomenal £5,760 for John Taylor Hospice, by cycling 148 miles from the Hospice to London.

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Staff Spotlight: Samantha Kelly

Continuing our Staff Spotlight series Samantha Kelly, Children’s Therapeutic Practitioner, shares an insight into her role with The Hospice Charity Partnership.

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Joshua takes on a triathlon in memory of his grandad

Young fundraiser Joshua Coley took on an intense challenge to say thank you to the nurses at The Hospice Charity Partnership who cared for his beloved grandad Terry

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Staff Spotlight: Angela Deffley

Who better to talk about the amazing work our charity does than the people behind it? As part of our Staff Spotlight series we caught up with Occupational Therapist, Angela Deffley, who shares an insight into her role with The Hospice Charity Partnership.

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Splodge teddy bears bring joy to our hospices

Splodge Teddy Parties’ generous donation of more than 40 bears has spread happiness throughout Birmingham St Mary’s and John Taylor Hospices.

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“The hospice really is a wonderful place, and all of the people who work here do such a tremendous job – I call them angels without wings.”

Jane, one of our volunteers, tells us what makes her proud to be a part of the John Taylor Hospice family

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“We were surrounded by love and we’ll never forget what they did for us.”

Touched by the support their family received, mother and daughter Lorna and Gaynor share how vital hospice care was there for them when they needed it most.

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What our patients think

“The care was second to none”

“At such a heartbreaking and difficult time, the nurses and care assistants knew exactly what to do and to say – we’d have been lost without them. The care they provided for my beautiful wife was second to none and I’ll be forever grateful.”

Roger Perks

“Nothing is too much trouble”

“I can’t thank hospice teams enough. From fitting grab rails in my house and ordering a reclining bed, reviewing of all my medication, providing me with new medical equipment and even helping to organise domestic help for us at home – they’ve covered everything but are always willing to do even more.”

Jackie Bannister

“I don’t know where I’d be without them”

“The support I get is truly is invaluable and I honestly don’t know where I’d be without them. I’m able to talk openly about my illness and ask for advice and support if I need it. I’ve made some incredible friends and the hospice is a very special place full of laughter and kindness. “

Liz Warren

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