Halloween fun for all the family

Ghosts and ghouls of all ages are being urged to take part in a spook-tacular sponsored stroll to raise much-needed funds for St Giles Walsall Hospice. Families can now sign up our annual Pumpkin Plod, which takes place on the morning of Sunday 26th October in the grounds of Walsall Arboretum. This Halloween-themed sponsored walk […]

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Boxing Club

Jodie Phillips, our Children & Young Person’s Co-ordinator, reports on a unique way we’re helping bereaved families with their feelings: Here at St Giles, we support families after the death of a loved one. Recently, in conjunction with Tamworth Boxing Club (The Cornerstone Education Centre), we invited families and teenagers who have accessed, or are […]

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Green-fingered volunteers needed

St Giles is very lucky to have an enthusiastic group of volunteer gardeners at our Sutton Coldfield site. The beautiful grounds are looking better than ever, and their produce is being sold to eager visitors, as well as being used in the café kitchen. This year our trusty garden volunteers have been busy extending the […]

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St Giles Dementia Care

September is World Alzheimer’s month, so we thought this would be a good opportunity to tell you more about our two pioneering schemes which are helping to improve both the care and understanding of people experiencing dementia. Ageing population The UK’s ageing population means that it is important to find new ways of caring for people […]

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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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