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Nantwich firm’s donation boosts comfort for Hospice patients

Nantwich firm’s donation boosts comfort for Hospice patients

Patients and staff at St Luke’s Hospice will be more comfortable this summer after a donation from two businesses in Nantwich and Warrington.

Twelve new portable air conditioning units have been donated and fitted throughout the Inpatient Unit at the hospice.

June 22, 2022
LGBTQ+ hospice patients in Cheshire boosted by grant funding

LGBTQ+ hospice patients in Cheshire boosted by grant funding

Patients from the LGBTQ+ community who wish to access hospice care will receive better support after a grant of £22,000 from Cheshire Freemasons.

The grant, in partnership with Hospice UK, will benefit patients at St Luke’s Hospice in Winsford as well Hospice of The Good Shepherd in Backford and East Cheshire Hospice in Macclesfield.

June 14, 2022
St Luke’s Hospice nurse honoured with title Queen’s Nurse

St Luke’s Hospice nurse honoured with title Queen’s Nurse

A nurse from St Luke’s Hospice has been given the prestigious title of Queen’s Nurse by the community nursing charity The Queen’s Nursing Institute.

Kirsty Sewell-Threadgold, a specialist in lymphoedema management, has been given the honour for her high level of commitment to patient care and nursing practice.

January 23, 2022
PICTURE SPECIAL: Annual hospice Santa Dash at Reaseheath, Nantwich

PICTURE SPECIAL: Annual hospice Santa Dash at Reaseheath, Nantwich

Hundreds of fund-raising Santas put their best feet forward at Reaseheath college in Nantwich in aid of Hope House Children’s Hospice.

The colourful Father Christmases ran, jogged and ambled round the 5k circuit in fine spirits, as captured in these images by Peter Robinson.

December 16, 2021
Hope House “Santa Dash” returns to Nantwich in December

Hope House “Santa Dash” returns to Nantwich in December

Hundreds of Santas will be returning to Nantwich in December for the Hope House Children’s Hospices “Santa Dash”.

It’s the 10th year of the event, and this year will take place on December 12 at a new location, Reaseheath College.

November 26, 2021
St Luke’s Hospice unveils new Covid-safe visiting facilities for families

St Luke’s Hospice unveils new Covid-safe visiting facilities for families

Patients at St Luke’s Hospice and their families are using new Covid-safe visiting facilities funded by donations.

Since the start of the pandemic patients receiving end of life care have been able to have visits at their bedside from loved ones, with strict safety procedures in place.

February 14, 2021
St Luke’s Hospice nurses go online to help Cheshire community

St Luke’s Hospice nurses go online to help Cheshire community

Nurses from St Luke’s Day Hospice are moving services online to support even more people in Cheshire.

With face-to-face appointments cancelled by Covid, Day Hospice nurses and complementary therapists are offering support to patients from diagnosis who are living with a life limiting illness, through new virtual services.

January 30, 2021
Christmas night out indoors for Hope House Children’s Hospices

Christmas night out indoors for Hope House Children’s Hospices

Hope House Children’s Hospices will be running its “Big Night Out, In” event this December.

It will take place on the evening of December 5 and will be a live streamed event.

November 24, 2020
Hope House Hospice Christmas raffle with £10,000 of prizes

Hope House Hospice Christmas raffle with £10,000 of prizes

The Hope House and Tŷ Gobaith Children’s Hospices Christmas raffle has its biggest ever prize with players able to win up to £10,000.

Money raised from sale of raffle tickets is vital to hospices as they face being £1.25 million down due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

November 8, 2020
Hope House Dark Run goes virtual on Halloween

Hope House Dark Run goes virtual on Halloween

The annual Hope House Dark Run in aid of the hospice is going virtual this Halloween.

Children and adults from around Nantwich are being encouraged to pull on their fluorescent and spooky outfits and hit the street on a 5K route near their homes.

September 23, 2020
Hope House Children’s Hospice reopens in Nantwich

Hope House Children’s Hospice reopens in Nantwich

Hope House Children’s Hospice has today reopened its Nantwich shop following its temporary closure during lockdown.

The move comes after new working practices were brought in to make the shop safe for customers, staff and volunteers.

September 10, 2020
Harry’s Duck Race marks 10 years with virtual event in Nantwich

Harry’s Duck Race marks 10 years with virtual event in Nantwich

The annual Harry’s Duck Race in support of Hope House Children’s Hospice is back in Nantwich to celebrate its 10th anniversary – but this time held virtually.

September 1, 2020
Balloon from Nantwich found by family nearly 1,000 miles away

Balloon from Nantwich found by family nearly 1,000 miles away

A Nantwich family who released balloons in memory of their dead son were stunned when one was found by a family almost 1,000 miles away in Germany!

Jessica and Neil Forbes released the balloons in honour of Johnny, who died a few days old after being born 23 weeks premature.

May 19, 2020