VETERAN Chadwell St Mary fundraiser, Stanley Wall was the special guest of the mayor of Thurrock.
THE 2018 Nursing Times Awards shortlist, recognising excellence in nursing, has been announced and St. Luke’s Hospice are in the running to receive an award for their ‘Shared Care Liver Pathway’ developed by St. Luke’s Hospice in collaboration with the liver team at Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Trust.
RESIDENTS on a Thurrock caravan and mobile home site who watched anxiously as firefighters fought a blaze that threatened their homes have responded by donating thousands of pounds to charity.
Autism Friendly event at Aveley FC. Full details on poster.
AT the end of June 2017 the local End of Life Care and Community MacMillan services transferred from North East London Foundation Trust (NELFT) to St. Luke’s Hospice, and became known as ‘The Community Palliative Care Team’ (CPCT).
DIANNE Revell, who was a Thurrock Council councillor for Orsett for 17 years and mayor between 2007 and 2008, passed away on Saturday.
ELAINE Stevens from the Rotary club of Grays Thurrock presented a cheque for £400 to five young people from Thurrock Scouts who are part of a group of eight selected to represent Essex Scouts and the UK at the 24th World Scout Jamboree in July 2019.
CHARITY runner, Tina Saville from South Ockendon, will be running St. Luke’s Hospice Hero Fun Run again this year – joined by her 10 year old son Freddie in his first official run; Tina explains ‘’ My sister Kara passed away 3 years ago, from an aggressive form of inflammatory Breast Cancer. She first discovered […]
Charity football match in memory of Kevin Malthouse. Full details on poster.
FROM 15th June to 29th June 2018, Amazon will be tripling its donation rate for qualifying purchases made by shoppers using AmazonSmile. Customers who shop at smile.amazon.co.ukcan choose a charity to support before they start shopping and that charity will receive donations from Amazon at no additional cost to the customer or charity.
REPRESENTATIVES from Grays Athletic girls under 14 and 15 teams held a cake sale at Little Thurrock Post Office on Saturday 2nd June with all proceeds going to the SANDS (Still Births And Neonatal Deaths) charity, a magnificent total of £1176 was raised on the day.
HUSBAND and wife Jo and Steve Drury, live in Grays: Jo and has been looking after Steve since he was diagnosed with Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) in 2014.
During Carer’s Week (11 – 17 June) Jo is keen to let other Carers who may be struggling to cope know about how the Hospice has helped her in her caring role.
ON Wednesday 6th June, Orsett Golf Club was proud to support Sir Ian Botham’s, Beefy’s Foundation Golf Challenge.
A PAIR of dedicated fundraisers will walk 190 mikes across Scotland in June.
A charity that provides care for children with life-limiting conditions has received a donation of £1,500 from the Amazon fulfilment centre in Tilbury.
ST Luke’s Hospice still have a few places left on their next ‘HOPE’ course starting on Tuesday 19th June.
THE sun shone on the 250 riders in The annual cycle Marathon at Blackshots on Sunday.
A NEW Hospice Heart Partnership project (HHP) has been launched by St. Luke’s Hospice aimed at supporting people with Heart Failure. The project will implement a shared care pathway between the Cardiology team at Basildon and Thurrock University Hospital, the North East London Trust Community Heart Failure team and St. Luke’s Hospice.
ST Luke’s Hospice is raising public awareness during ‘Dying Matter’s Week’ (14th to 20th May) about planning and choices at the End of Life, at a series of events across Basildon and Thurrock.
AT their recent annual dinner and dance, Thurrock Lions presented the highest Lions achievement award, the Melvin Jones Award, to two of their long standing members. This is the first time that Thurrock Lions have presented this award to their members. There are only approx. 350 people in the world that hold such an honour. […]
ST Luke’s Hospice have been selected as finalists in the HSJ (Health Service Journal) Patient Safety Awards in Palliative Care 2018.
A RACE night will take place at Aveley Football Club’s Parkside ground next month to raise money for two charities.
THE Fundraising Team at St. Luke’s Hospice are looking for ‘fun loving’ people willing to volunteer and offer their help at Hospice events and in their office.