Compassus care standards above national average

Our Whittington inpatient unit has had cause for celebration recently, after taking part in a national assessment. ‘PLACE’ (Patient Led Assessment of Care Environment) is a national initiative from NHS England and the Department of Health. This assessment tool is designed to consider aspects of the care environment identified by patients and the public as being important [...]

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Local Photographers focus on St Giles

We’d like to say a big thank you to the members and guests of the Rugeley and Armitage Camera Club who have pulled out their wallets and their cameras to support us. As well as donating vital funds to the hospice, the club – which was founded four years ago – has pooled its creative [...]

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Tamworth Mayor to support St Giles

The new Mayor of Tamworth will be fundraising for St Giles during his year in the coveted position. St Giles Hospice and the Pathway Project have both been chosen by Cllr Richard Kingstone as the worthy local causes he will be drumming up money for over the next year. Traditionally the mayors’ chosen charities receive [...]

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Lions Golfing Success

For many years Lichfield Lions Club has supported St Giles Hospice by staging Golf Day’s at Whittington Heath Golf Club. Although last years event was very successful enabling £2500 to be donated, The Lions sprang at the opportunity to run a joint event this year with the Golf Club Captain, Tony Twist and what a [...]

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St Giles Walsall Hospice Nurses sign up for Starlight Walk

A team of nurses from local charity St Giles Walsall Hospice will be going above and beyond the call of duty by taking part in this year’s Starlight Walk fundraising event. Nurses Sam Butler and Lyndsey Horobin first signed up for the sponsored ladies-only walk as a way to challenge themselves and raise vital funds [...]

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Your views needed for Government End of Life Choices Review

Almost half a million people die in England each year. However, significant numbers of people do not currently have proper opportunities for their choices about how, when and where they receive end of life care. The Government has set up a review of these choices – and wants to hear from you. Click here to [...]

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Day Hospice project creates new book of poetry & art

We are proud to announce the launch of a new book of poetry and art, the culmination of a six-month project at our Day Hospice in Whittington and Sutton Coldfield. NOW on sale on Ebay, ‘Being Here’ is a collection of poems inspired by the experiences of St Giles patients, carers, staff and volunteers who [...]

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Powerful support for St Giles running events

We’ve teamed up with Western Power Distribution for 2014 season of running events We’re excited to announce that St Giles Hospice has agreed a major new sponsorship deal with electricity network operator Western Power Distribution for our ever-popular programme of fundraising running events this year. We’d like to thank Western Power Distribution for providing much-needed [...]

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