SUE Wooding and Karen Morris both have secondary breast cancer. They want people who also have the same incurable illness to know the great benefits they receive by attending a friendly, self-run ‘Get Together’ at Outpatients & Therapies department of St. Luke’s Hospice once a month, and invite them to come along and join in.
ST. Luke’s Hospice is keen to let people know that ‘The Wig Bank’ which offers support to women who have lost their hair through Cancer treatment or other illnesses has their next session on Saturday 27th October at the Hospice and there are still a few appointments left.
LAST Sunday over 200 people pulled on their walking shoes to raise funds for St. Luke’s Hospice by walking either 5 or 10 miles through the beautiful Langdon Hills country side.
STAFF at St. Luke’s Hospice are holding a free to attend ‘Dementia Awareness drop in day’ taking place at the Day Hospice in Basildon on Saturday 29th September from 10am till 2pm.
ON Tuesday 4th September 2018 at the “Old Regent Ballroom”, in Stanford Le Hope, St Luke’s Hospice, in partnership with other prominent organisations in the Basildon and Thurrock area,
St Lukes are pleased to announce that applications for ‘Strictly St Lukes 2019’ are now open – but be quick – applications close on 10th September !
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
ST Luke’s Hospice still have a few places left on their next ‘HOPE’ course starting on Tuesday 19th June.
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.
ST Luke’s Hospice have been selected as finalists in the HSJ (Health Service Journal) Patient Safety Awards in Palliative Care 2018.
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.
A NEW group for women who have Lipoedema is having its inaugural meeting at St. Luke’s Hospice Nethermayne, Basildon, on Friday 20th April between 2 – 4pm. Paula Henderson, who will be heading up the group with her team, explains: “Lipoedema is an underdiagnosed, inherited disease, only found in women, that results in fat being […]
ST Luke’s Hospice are keen to let people know that their OneResponse and Hospice at Home Services are ‘on call’ 24/7 throughout the Easter
ST Luke’s Hospice received an incredible donation of £2,060 from sisters Sarah and Katie in memory of their mum Maureen Kemp who passed away in St. Luke’s care.
Virginia and Day Hospice Liver project Team St. Luke’s Hospice is thrilled to be announcing that Advanced Nurse Practitioner Virginia Campbell has won second place in the prestigious British Journal of Nursing (BJN) Liver Nurse of the Year award. The BJN Awards are aimed at showcasing nursing excellence and the critical contribution nursing makes to […]
HUNDREDS of runners took part in the St Luke’s Hospice Test Track 10 Mile race at the Fords Test Track in Dunton on Sunday. The sun peeked out from the clouds and made it a (relatively) pleasurable day for the runners. Many of the runners were using the race as a stepping stone for the […]