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Gethin Jones highlights the importance of hospice care

February 20, 2017, by Jenny Steele in News

We are delighted that HospiceUK have generated national awareness of the local hospice movement through the BBC Lifeline Appeal. It is great to see HospiceUK highlight the amazing work that local hospices do by providing specialist care and support within their own…

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Jo Muir is going for gold

February 20, 2017, by Jenny Steele in News

We are excited to have Jo Muir (Modern Pentathlete Athlete) as our Ambassador. Jo recently visited us in Winsley, and she made a lasting impact on our patients and staff and we look forward to supporting and cheering her on over the…

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Colin’s story

February 14, 2017, by Jenny Steele in GPs & Healthcare Professionals

Colin dropped into the Dorothy House Hospice Care Peasedown St John Outreach Centre in November 2014 with his wife. He had received a diagnosis of Adenocarcinoma of sigmoid colon with liver metastases. Dorothy House professionals suggested that he talk to his GP…

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Dorothy House appoints first Ambassador, Modern Pentathlete Jo Muir

February 9, 2017, by Anna Richardson in News

Dorothy House Hospice Care has appointed its first sporting Ambassador, Jo Muir, who is an International Modern Pentathlete and GB squad member. Jo’s role will be to champion the care we provide for patients, their families and carers, and to support our fundraising activities…

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Our Furniture Stores Need You!

February 2, 2017, by Matt Carter in Dotty's ShopsNews

Donate your pre-loved furniture and help raise funds for Dorothy House We are appealing to local residents who may be planning a home make-over or clear out, to donate their pre-loved furniture and electrical items to one of our four specialist furniture…

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Money.co.uk employee picks Dorothy House

February 1, 2017, by Jenny Steele in News

We were delighted to be invited to visit the new premises for Cirencester-based independent comparison website money.co.uk. Serial entrepreneur, Chris Morling, has re-invested £3 million to create the ultimate workspace for his team as part of his mission to make money.co.uk the best…

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In touch: Reasons for GPs to stay in contact

January 22, 2017, by Jenny Steele in GPs & Healthcare Professionals

 1.  Refer patients to Dorothy House Hospice Care: Health and social care professionals can refer patients to DHHC generally via the Contact Centre where the referral will be triaged: Contact Centre: 01225 721 385 Alternatively, they can refer directly to our Hospice…

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Jo Holloway shares her father’s journey with Dorothy House

January 19, 2017, by Jenny Steele in News

Listen to Jo Holloway’s story and Chief Executive, John Davies’ reaction to the ‘Outstanding’ CQC Award we have received. Clipping taken from: BBC Radio Wiltshire on the Ben Prater Show on 20th January 2016 https://www.dorothyhouse.org.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/BBC-Radio-Wiltshire_Ben-Prater-Show_20.01.17_CQC.m4a

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