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“I’ve been surprised about all the ways the hospice has helped us”

Susan Ross, 71, from Welling, has had to be a tower of strength for many members of her family over the past three decades – so being able to rely on Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice herself for support at some very difficult points has been a lifeline for her. Here Susan explains why the … Continued

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Helping people at home… whatever ‘home’ means to them

Senior Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS), Lisa Morris, has worked within community district nursing for a quarter century, including 11 years for Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice. A mum-of-four, 49-year-old Lisa says she is passionate about end-of-life care, and being able to give people the kind of peaceful death they wish for, at home – whatever … Continued

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“Our family wasn’t alone, thanks to the hospice”

Ellis Belcher, from Sidcup, Kent, will be running the London Marathon in October 2022 in aid of Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice after we cared for her grandparents Victor and Pauline Belcher. The couple had been married for over 60 years and were 79 and 81 when they sadly died. The whole Belcher family had … Continued

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Volunteering at the hospice

Two of our retail volunteers, Fran and Denese spoke to us about their reasons for volunteering at the hospice and the difference it makes to them. Fran’s story Fran Clark has been volunteering for Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice for the past 11 years – ever since she retired from a career as a messenger … Continued

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Good communication is key

To achieve its vision of delivering the highest quality holistic care for every patient and family it supports, Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice works closely with other partner organisations, including Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust. Together hospice staff and the community teams at Oxleas work tirelessly to ensure seamless nursing care is provided for people living … Continued

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International Women’s Day 2022

During International Women’s Day, we are thinking about the contributions to the Hospice of some of our amazing team members, whose faces you may not recognise.   Jess leads our housekeeping team here at the Hospice. She has been with us for six years and works tirelessly behind the scenes to make sure that our … Continued

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