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Shop with Amazon Smile

November 23, 2018, by Matt Carter in News

Planning some shopping on Amazon this festive period? Start at https://smile.amazon.co.uk/ch/275745-0 and AmazonSmile donates to The Dorothy House Foundation Limited, at no cost to you! Many of us will be shopping on Amazon during Black Friday (until 25 November) and Cyber Monday…

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Gifts that give twice

November 22, 2018, by Matt Carter in Dotty's ShopsNews

The Dorothy House shops are not your typical high street charity chain. We aim to appeal to all budgets and tastes, and we have lots of fun gift ideas at reasonable prices. And by shopping from one of our shops, your gift…

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Dorothy House benefactor opens new Collins Wing

November 21, 2018, by Matt Carter in News

On Friday 16 November, we invited guests including family, friends and colleagues of benefactor, Frank Collins to attend the opening and dedication ceremony for the new Collins Wing at the Hospice in Winsley. Frank is the son of Roy and Joyce Collins…

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Catering Survey

November 19, 2018, by Matt Carter in News

Recently, we have been re-evaluating our catering services. Part of the process is to carry out an impartial review of our catering provision. We are very pleased to announce that we have appointed Phoenix Consultancy Services to carry out this review, who…

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Dorothy House User Advisory Group End of Year Report 2017/18

November 7, 2018, by Jenny Steele in News

The Dorothy House User Advisory Group (UAG) is run in partnership with Evolving Communities, a community interest company which specialises in research, evaluation and public engagement. It helps local people and organisations shape the way health and care services are run in…

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Join our special ‘One Man and His Dog’ walking tour

October 1, 2018, by Jenny Steele in News

We’re inviting local people to join our One Man and His Dog walking tour. From 17 October to 2 November, Chief Executive John Davies and his springer spaniel Myrtle will embark on a 180-mile walk, visiting all 28 Dorothy House shops in…

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NEW Car Park Update – Winsley

October 1, 2018, by Jenny Steele in News

After 2.5 years in the planning and 9 years of discussions, numerous meetings with experts and our neighbours and ensuring the plans proposed met with local planning requirements… the new car park development commenced works on 10 September. Prior to this commencement…

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Prue DuFour Lifetime Achievement Award 2018

September 25, 2018, by Jenny Steele in News

Every year we present an award to celebrate the vision of our founder, Prue Dufour, who established Dorothy House in her family home at 162 Bloomfield Rd in Bath in 1976. Inspired by the work of Dame Cicely Saunders, Prue’s vision was…

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Change of roles in our Executive Team

July 8, 2018, by Jenny Steele in News

We are delighted to announce changes to the roles of two of our Executive Team – with immediate effect. Wayne de Leeuw will undertake the role of Director of Patient, Family Services and Deputy Chief Executive of Dorothy House. Ruth Gretton will now become…

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