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Two Half Marathon Challenges in Two Days

March 10, 2017, by Matt Carter in News

Two Half Marathon Challenges in Two Days – 11th & 12th March 2017 Louise McDermott from Bath, died of cancer almost four years ago in July 2013 aged only 47 years. She was cared for by Dorothy House Hospice Care during her…

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The postcode lottery of End of Life Care

March 1, 2017, by Jenny Steele in News

Today a really important report was published by Baroness Ilora Finlay which highlights the inequity of end of life care that is provided around the UK. We asked Wayne De Leeuw who is our Executive Clinical Lead for Community Services to give…

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Providing a safe space for families

February 26, 2017, by Jenny Steele in News

What happens when you receive a terminal diagnosis? How do you and your family cope and what help is available to you? Here Anne Montague explores the work of the Family Support Team (FST) and focus on the counselling support offered to…

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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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Dorothy House appoints first Ambassador, Modern Pentathlete Jo Muir

February 9, 2017, by Matt Carter 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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