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International Women’s Day 2024: Voices from the hospice

  Here at the hospice, we’re really proud of our amazing team and the commitment that they show every day. This International Women’s Day, we asked some of the women of the hospice to sum up in a few words what drives them to want to make a difference to the patients in our community, … Continued

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Remembering Auntie Shan

We spoke to Hannah, whose best friend Shan, was cared for by the hospice. Hannah’s two children Belle (9) and Reggie (7) will be taking part in this year’s Hospice Mini Marathon in memory of their ‘Auntie Shan’. Hannah told us “In July 2014 my best friend Shan at the age of 27, mum of … Continued

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The hospice gave our whole family peace of mind

Megan Bassett, from Bexley, Kent, will be taking part in a five-day trek in the Sahara Desert in November 2024 to raise vital funds for Greenwich & Bexley Hospice. Megan says the care the hospice team gave her granddad Ted in the last few months of his life made an incredible difference to him and … Continued

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Families know we’re here to help the person they love

Marina is a hospice Healthcare Assistant. She’s part of our Community Team who give care to patients in their own homes. Here, Marina shares her feelings about caring for people over Christmas. Our job is to enable the patient to have their choice – to die at home, with their family. We have a lot … Continued

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It was so important for Stephen to be at home when the time came

Everyone at the end of their life deserves a choice; a chance to choose where they would like to spend their final days. And that’s the choice we were able to give to Stephen in December 2022. His loving wife Angela has spoken about his care. My husband, Stephen, was a very caring person. He … Continued

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Seeking hospice support doesn’t mean a lack of faith

Inter Faith Week reminds us of the importance of strengthening good interfaith relations with members of our communities and understanding how we can improve the work we do, and the services we provide, for everyone. This week, we spoke to Pastor Kelvin, a friend of the hospice and pastor at a south east London Pentecostal … Continued

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