Hospice launches first-ever magazine

Update, a new magazine produced by John Taylor Hospice, has been unveiled this autumn.

The new-look publication – introduced as part of the hospice’s 110th anniversary year celebrations – is packed full of news about exciting upcoming events and personal stories. The magazine will be mailed to hospice supporters twice a year and is also available to enjoy online.  

Louise Allen, PR and Media Officer at John Taylor Hospice, said: “We are delighted to launch Update magazine and introduce a new way to keep supporters up to date with our latest news, service developments and upcoming events. We are so grateful to patients, families, fundraisers, hospice staff and volunteers for sharing their stories and photos in our first-ever magazine.

“A special thank you also to people who have responded to the magazine mailing by making generous donations online and by sending cheques through the post. Your kindness is helping John Taylor Hospice teams make a difference for hundreds of families every day and ensures that hospice care continues to be there for people when they need it most.

“We really hope you enjoy reading our magazine and we would love to hear your feedback. Please do get in touch and share your thoughts by emailing [email protected]

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