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Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice Invited to Join Bank of England Decision Maker Panel

Director of Finance & Resources at Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice (GBCH), Victor D’Arcy Smith FCCA MIoD, has been invited and has joined the Bank of England Decision Maker Panel. Victor said: “We are really excited that the Bank of England has invited us to take part in this panel … Continued

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Thank you Tom Jones (not the singer)

Our Chief Executive, Kate Heaps paid a visit to a special local resident recently to say a big thank you for his unbelievable fundraising efforts. Tom Jones (not the singer) who is from Bexley, has raised £4,645 for the Hospice by walking 553 laps of the garden at his care … Continued

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Heartfelt thanks to two long-serving trustees as they retire from the board

These community-spirited people, who come from a wide variety of backgrounds, give their time and expertise to our charity free of charge, overseeing our strategy and performance, and ensuring excellent standards of governance at all times. With the pandemic making this year all the more challenging, we appreciate their wisdom, … Continued

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High-profile recognition for our hospice team

The team here at Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice has been named London Regional Winner in the Excellence in Healthcare Award category of the prestigious NHS Parliamentary Awards 2020, celebrating those who go the extra mile to ensure that the people in their care receive the best possible experience. What’s … Continued

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A thank you to our supporters

A letter of thanks from Kate Heaps our CEO When it really mattered, our local community stepped up in support of our local Hospice. So many people came together in response to our emergency appeal for the Coronavirus pandemic. From donations of PPE, food and gifts for our nurses, to … Continued

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Covid-19 update

At Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice, the wellbeing of our patients, their family and friends, staff and volunteers is our first priority and so we are following National advice and guidance about Coronavirus (COVID-19). We are taking all necessary precautions to keep our services open for the people who need … Continued

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Coronavirus update 23/03/2020

Update: 23 March 2020 For patients and their families We know that for many of our patients and their families this is an even more worrying time. I thought it might be helpful to let you know what we are doing at the Hospice to support some of the most … Continued

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Coronavirus update 6/03/2020

Update : 6 March 2020 Guidance on visiting the Hospice We ask that all visitors who are coming to the Hospice wash their hands immediately upon arrival. Our volunteer receptionists will show you where you can wash your hands. Please do not visit if you have any of the symptoms … Continued

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