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The Carer Magazine: November 2020

The Carer Magazine brings you the latest news and updates from St John’s Hospice.

In our first digital edition of the official Hospice magazine we bring to you the stories of a special lockdown wedding, the impact of COVID-19 on our Hospice fundraising and a look at our brand-new and refurbished Inpatient Unit, which we still need help to fund.

Find details on our upcoming Christmas events and how you can get involved plus information on how our annual remembrance event Light up a Life will go virtual this year.

Make sure to sign up to receive monthly Hospice updates and our next edition of The Carer direct to your inbox.


At A St John's Hospice Event

Our Events

St John’s Hospice offers an array of fundraising events and we invite you to attend one of our upcoming events and help us raise the funds we need this year to continue serving the local community.

Get involved with St John’s Hospice

There are now more ways than ever to show your support to our Charity. By doing something you can help us continue caring for our patients and their families.

£6.9

Million to run our care services

155

Number of volunteers who support us.

4000

Patients and families cared for every year

£50

Could fund a counselling session

About St John’s Hospice

St John’s Hospice, is an independent charity located within the Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth in St John’s Wood, providing specialised palliative care to more than 4,000 terminally-ill patients and their families every year.

Care at St John’s Hospice

Care at St John’s Hospice is underpinned by a respect for human dignity and care for the physical, psychosocial, spiritual and emotional needs of the total person, whatever their age, lifestyle, culture and spiritual belief.

"Being in the hospice gave me space. I was in a place surrounded by beautifully benevolent people. It doesn't matter to them who you are, they are so professional, they are so understanding."


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“The green oasis at the Hospice has been a life safer over the past year, when outside green space and mental healt… https://t.co/v7tRazn3GI

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"The most beautiful part about hospice care is the relationships you build. I’m proud to have been a part of that m… https://t.co/dyZWr7cc9M

Congratulations to those that have been successful in securing a ballot place for the Royal Parks Half Marathon thi… https://t.co/kkqrLRuafG

“Our Volunteer Bereavement Group Coordinator Carol is brilliant, committed, positive, enthusiastic and thoughtful.… https://t.co/qrEEa5gHsc

“It's a privilege to get to know patients. It's not what you do but the fact you are happy to do anything you can.… https://t.co/oyPwICq8iO

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