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COVID19 Update – Important Information (update 13.03.20)

March 13, 2020, by Jenny Steele in News

At Dorothy House we care for people with life-limiting illness so it is important that we take all reasonable steps to protect the wellbeing of those using our services, as well as those working and volunteering for the Hospice. This is particularly…

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Dorothy House Gender Pay Gap Report

March 10, 2020, by Jenny Steele in News

Annually, Dorothy House undertakes a Gender Pay Gap Report and this information is collated from a snapshot review on 5 April each year. To read the full review for 2019, please follow this link

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Advice on Coronavirus and visiting Dorothy House

March 6, 2020, by Jenny Steele in News

All Dorothy House services, groups and shops are currently operating as normal with outpatient appointments and fundraising events all going ahead as planned. We are carefully monitoring the changing situation regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) and we review government guidelines on a daily basis…

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Team Dotty at the Bath Half 2020 – Owen’s Story

February 24, 2020, by Alistair McIntyre in News

Owen Vince’s story from ‘Team Clarendon Academy’ In 2004 my mum was diagnosed with a life-limiting illness and she spent time on a few occasions in Dorothy House before she died at home in February 2006.  So a couple of friends and…

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Dorothy House patient takes on incredible 125-mile canoe challenge

February 24, 2020, by Alistair McIntyre in News

Dorothy House patient takes on incredible 125-mile canoe challenge Wiltshire man, Kevin Dobson, a patient of Dorothy House, is training to take part in the gruelling 125-mile Devizes-Westminster (DW) canoe race to raise funds for the Hospice. The race takes place on…

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Help us win a share of £1 million!

December 5, 2019, by Alistair McIntyre in News

Grants from The Sun Newspaper To celebrate their 50th birthday, The Sun newspaper has launched a competition through which charities across the UK can win a share of £1 million. To enter, people must submit a brief application online, stating why their…

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Take part in our Day Patient Services online survey

November 27, 2019, by Matt Carter in News

We want to hear from those with a life-limiting illness, their carers and families about what day services they think would improve their wellbeing. Working through research consultancy Evolving Communities, we are carrying out a research project into our current day services…

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Armed Forces Covenant

October 17, 2019, by Matt Carter in News

We are delighted to announce that we have signed the Armed Forced Covenant. By signing, Dorothy House pledges to acknowledge and understand that those who serve or who have served in the armed forces, and their families, should be treated with fairness…

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£25M cash boost for hospices announced by government

August 22, 2019, by Jenny Steele in News

Every year the demand grows and the cost of hospice care increases. The pledge for £25 million from the Government to help protect the vital care that hospices provide is news that is welcomed by Dorothy House. Last week a reception was…

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New CEO appointed at Dorothy House

July 4, 2019, by Jenny Steele in News

  Dorothy House, has appointed Wayne de Leeuw as its new interim Chief Executive as John Davies, CEO, is moving on to his next challenge after leading the Hospice for over four and a half years into a new phase of its…

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