Lord Howard: Give people ‘dignity’ of dying at home or in a hospice

Help the Hospices calls on the Government to back innovative new scheme to tackle crisis in care for dying people.  Help the Hospices is today calling on the Government to transform care for dying people by backing a ground-breaking programme aimed at reducing the number of people dying unnecessarily in hospital by providing alternative care. [...]

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‘Before I die’ artwork on display

We’ve recently been working with Art and Design students at John Taylor High School in Barton under Needwood, and now some of their art is up in our Whittington hospice. Click to watch a video about the project, made by the pupils Their project brief was to produce a piece of artwork based around the [...]

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St Giles seeks new trustees

We’re offering people the opportunity to play a key role in the future of St Giles by joining our Board of Trustees. Up to four new Trustees are being sought as we continue to expand our delivery of high-quality care to local people living with cancer and other serious illnesses. Trustees serve the charity on [...]

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Starlight Walking once again

St Giles Walsall Hospice supporter Jody Bisseker (pictured front-right) will be taking part in her second Starlight Walk to raise money for us in memory of her father. Jody will be joined by 10 of her friends and family members for our popular annual fundraising walk of Aldridge’s historic village on Saturday 13th September. The [...]

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A military donation

DMC Whittington donates £1,800 to St Giles Our hospice site in Whittington, Lichfield, is the place where St Giles began. We’re incredibly proud of our place within the local community, and so when the nearby Whittington Barracks was officially reopened as a military education and training centre earlier this year, we were excited to be [...]

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Pupils get growing to Celebrate Lives Lived

Pupils from a Walsall school have demonstrated their growing support for St Giles Walsall Hospice’s Celebrate Lives Lived initiative – by donating sunflowers. Taking place throughout July, Celebrate Lives Lived gives everyone the chance to pay tribute to friends and relatives who have died, whether or not they were cared for by us. You take [...]

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HRH Princess Alexandra visits St Giles

Flags were waving last week as Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandra officially opened the refurbished Day Hospice at St Giles Hospice in Whittington, as part of a visit to learn how our services are evolving. The Royal guest, who officially opened the hospice in 1983 and opened our St Giles’ facility in Sutton Coldfield in [...]

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New St Giles Hospice Shop Now Open!

If you love a bargain, you’ll be delighted to find out we’ve just opened a brand new shop in Cannock! The store, at 110a Walsall Road (WS11 0JB), specialises in selling high-quality second hand furniture and household items. So if your home is in need of a bit of a makeover, why not head down [...]

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