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Dorothy House Outreach Centres – Temporary closure

March 19, 2020, by Jenny Steele in News

Due to the COVID19 outbreak our two Outreach Centres at Trowbridge and Peasedown St John will be closed from 17:00 on Friday 20 March for the foreseeable future to ensure the safety of patients, their families, staff and volunteers in line with…

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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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The real price of high street fashion

December 5, 2019, by Matt Carter in Dotty's Shops

We are a nation obsessed with cheap fashion. It’s easy to stack our wardrobes high with constantly updated ranges of the latest look, all tantalisingly cheap. As we pile up our baskets we might all reasonably wonder how £2 tee shirts can…

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A hidden privilege

December 5, 2019, by Matt Carter in

Claire Morgan is one of our Nurse Specialists, based at our Peasedown St John outreach centre. Here, she shares a few insights into her role, how important it is for our patients, and how much it means to her. I am privileged…

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Who are the Dorothy House Nurse Specialists?

December 5, 2019, by Matt Carter in

Our Nurse Specialists provide approximately a third of the care delivered by our Hospice across our 700sq mile area. Split into two teams and based at our two centres, these hidden heroes work discreetly in our community supporting patients, families and carers,…

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