Why Dying Matters at Work

It’s Dying Matters Awareness Week, and the theme this year is ‘Dying Matters at Work’; this is a subject that particularly speaks to me based on my own experience nearly 20 years ago, and so I thought I would share my story. To set the scene, I was a Mum of a four year old … Continued

Rudolph Run 2022

For Christmas 2022 the hospice organised a new event for schools and nurseries in the local community to support the hospice. As it was the first year for the Rudolph Run, we signed-up just a small number of schools and nurseries in the boroughs of Bexley and Greenwich to help us trial the event. We … Continued

Supporting people during the cost of living crisis

The start of a new year is often a time for making resolutions and planning for the year ahead. However, for many their focus is on caring for family members, grieving the loss of a loved one, or they themselves maybe in need of end-of-life care. As we face a cost-of-living crisis, now more than … Continued

Read how our first event since 2019 went!

As I type this, I’m still buzzing from the feel-good factor of running our first large event since 2019! Our Hospice Mini Marathon took place on Sunday in Royal Greenwich Park and it was such a fabulous day! We absolutely loved seeing all the children running their hearts out to raise money for their local … Continued

Dying Matters

The subject of death and dying What do you think about when you think about dying? It is something that most people don’t want to consider, but it’s as important to think about leaving this life, as it is entering it. I think about death, a lot because I’ve had significant personal bereavements and of … Continued

Building Better Communities Award

Vote for us! @Jewsonuk Building Better Communities rewards good causes with a share of a £250,000 prize fund. Since 2015, the competition has donated over £600,000 worth of building materials. This year we are lucky enough to be on the shortlist with our garden paths project. We really want to be selected and create new … Continued

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