Hospice inpatient unit opens its doors to first patient

17 January, 2020

On Wednesday morning, a “relieved” Miriam Miles, 66, of Rickmansworth, was the first patient to be admitted to the newly refurbished Michael Sobell Hospice (MSH) inpatient unit after it underwent a major refurbishment project over the summer. Miriam, who was diagnosed with breast cancer over six years ago, will now work with the physiotherapy and Hospice team to regain use of her legs, so she can be able to walk again. Commenting on the experience she has so far received from nursing staff, Miriam said: “I didn’t know there were so many angels around.” She added: “I followed Terry Dean’s

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Hundreds attend Hospice Inpatient Unit Grand Reopening

16 December, 2019

HUNDREDS of local people descended on Michael Sobell Hospice, Mount Vernon Hospital, on Saturday morning, to attend the grand re-opening of the Hospice Inpatient Unit (IPU) after the completion of a three-month refurbishment and redevelopment project. The Hospice IPU, which closed due to health and safety issues 18 months ago, is now fully refurbished and will see patients from as early as the New Year. Those attending the reopening included Mayor of Hillingdon, Cllr David Yarrow, Mayoress Mary O’Connor MBE, Chair of Michael Sobell Hospice Charity (MSHC) Trustees, Michael Breen, Steve Curry, Chief Executive of Harlington Hospice, and staff, volunteers, supporters and

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Mayor to officially reopen Hospice InPatient Unit

9 December, 2019

The news many local people have wanted to hear has finally been announced – the Michael Sobell Hospice (MSH) InPatient Unit will reopen on Saturday 14th December. MEDIA INVITED TO ATTEND PHOTOCALL AT 10AM. The grand opening, which takes place from 10am-3pm at the Mount Vernon Hospital based site, will give MSH supporters, volunteers and the wider local community, an opportunity to have a look around the newly refurbished facility before it opens its doors to patients the following week. Mayor of Hillingdon, Cllr David Yarrow, will be officially opening the unit, accompanied by Mayoress, Mary O’Connor MBE. Commenting on

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Chairman Update – Tuesday 5th November 2019

5 November, 2019

Chairman Update – Please see this information which has been shared with all stakeholders Further update on Changes to arrangements for palliative care – Michael Sobell Hospice and Mount Vernon Hospital   Dear All   We are pleased to write to you again to announce that as of Thursday 31st October 2019, the Day Centre Clinical Service, previously provided by East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust successfully completed its transition to Harlington Hospice. All referrals should now be directed to the Day Service: Hillccg.MSHreferrals@nhs.net   Staff delivering this much loved service have now transferred over to Harlington Hospice and we

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The Guardian

1 November, 2019

Michael Sobell Hospice Charity has built many professional relationships on the Mount Vernon Hospital site and will continue to build new working partnerships going forward with any new organisations that join the site going forward. Our supporters, know the site well, and will look beyond this report with positivity that recommendations are crucial to the future of the site. I hope our local supporters re-engage following the long struggle which has taken place over the past 14 months to remain on this site. Our supporters hold the vital care and service we provide in high esteem and I am sure

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Latest views of the In-Patient Unit and the work In progress

16 October, 2019


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