Acacia Training is an award-winning education provider, specialising in the health and wellbeing sector, and offering everything from apprenticeships to eLearning. St Giles Hospice jointly works with Acacia Training on curriculum development and Acacia kindly provides education to both our staff and external partners.

The School of Health, Science and Wellbeing at Staffordshire University works in partnership with employers across the region, including St Giles Hospice, to deliver a great learning experience. Students are immersed in exciting, interactive and digitally supported learning opportunities, with specific modules, such as the ‘Principles and Practice of Palliative Care’, delivered by our education team.

South Staffordshire College offers a wide range of courses to suit every learning style, taught at one of five locations (Lichfield, Rodbaston, Cannock, Tamworth and Torc) or from the comfort of your own home. St Giles Hospice is currently piloting a work experience programme and wellbeing campaign with South Staffordshire College, supporting teaching staff with curriculum development. 

Compassionate Communities UK is an international movement developed to put kindness and compassion at the heart of healthcare. We already do a lot of work enabling our communities to talk more openly about terminal illness, death, dying and loss, and Compassionate Communities UK is a like-minded organisation which shares our values and aspirations.