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Upcoming collections

November 22, 2016, by Matt Carter in News

Some of the busiest trading days of the year are fast approaching, and Dorothy House is hoping that generous shoppers will enter into the festive spirit to dig deep and help support our care at two community collection events we have coming…

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40th Birthday Prize Draw Winner

November 18, 2016, by Matt Carter in News

Dorothy House Hospice Care and its partner Islington Motor Group in Trowbridge announce the winners of their 40th Birthday Prize Draw this week as two sisters, Mary and Frances of Bath. Frances Larcombe collected the winning prize, a new Citroen C1 car,…

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Hot Stepping at the Hospice

November 11, 2016, by Matt Carter in News

We had an amazing night on Thursday 10 November at our Firewalk 2016! Well done everyone – you’re all fantastic!  Thank you so much for your support – and to everyone who helped out too. Here are a selection of  photos from…

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Diet at Dorothy House Hospice Care

October 28, 2016, by Matt Carter in News

Support around diet is an important part of palliative and end of life care. At DHHC, we are lucky to have the expertise of Anne Holdoway (left in the picture above), Consultant Dietitian, who was recently awarded a Fellowship of the British…

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Fostering links with other health care providers

October 27, 2016, by Matt Carter in EducationNews

The Link Nurse and Residential Care Home Schemes were established at DHHC in 2004 and 2014, respectively. The aim of both schemes was to foster links between local homes and the Hospice, to help support staff in caring for dying people, to…

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The Essence of good taste

October 26, 2016, by Matt Carter in News

Our Complementary Therapy team are always receptive to new ways of making their patients feel more relaxed and comfortable. The latest in their armoury is an aromatherapy mouthwash. But is that a rinse that smells nice? Or a cool tasting cocktail? Lisa…

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Fabulous new menswear department at Warminster

October 21, 2016, by Matt Carter in Dotty's ShopsNews

A brand  new section just for the boys … Just recently our Warminster shop launched its brand new menswear department. The team worked incredibly hard clearing out the space and created something truly wonderful and diverse. Within hours of the transformation, the…

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Prepare your wardrobe for the Autumn weather

October 21, 2016, by Matt Carter in Dotty's ShopsNews

Autumn fashion hints and tips from Marianne Wise Dorothy House Hospice Care Shop Manager If spring and summer clothing were watercolour light, then autumn/winter style this year is a rich oil painting. Layers of tactile, jewel-like colours and patterns add depth, while…

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Download a Great Big Greeting Card

October 20, 2016, by Matt Carter in News

Do you want to send season’s greetings in your workplace without added paperwork? If your answer is yes, you and your team could take part in our ‘Great Big Greeting Card’ scheme. Simply download our giant card and donate the money you…

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Dashing Santas and Dazzling Fairies!

October 20, 2016, by Matt Carter in News

This year’s Christmas run will be a festive delight Our ever-popular Santa Dash is back this year on Sunday 4 December. But with a treat … added fairies!   The newly named Santa and Fairy Fun Run will enable runners can choose…

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