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Michael Sobell Hospice Charity announce closure of Ruislip shop

By Sam Heggie | 21 September, 2020

Michael Sobell Hospice Charity has today announced the closure of its charity shop in Ruislip. With the lease on the shop coming to an end in October, and, considering the decline of the high street in recent years and the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on both footfall and sales, the Charity’s Trustee Board has taken the enormously difficult decision to cease trading. The shop has been a long-standing feature on the Ruislip high street, first opening its doors in…

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£33,000 raised to help local hospices affected by impact of coronavirus

By Sam Heggie | 15 September, 2020

The Hospice Lottery Partnership raised £33,000 from its Summer Superdraw which was launched to raise much needed funds for local hospices, including Michael Sobell Hospice, who have all experienced an unexpected loss of income in the last few months due to the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19). The hospices that will receive funds raised from the Summer Superdraw include: Michael Sobell Hospice Charity based in Northwood Florence Nightingale Hospice Charity based in Aylesbury Harlington Hospice based in Harlington Rennie Grove Hospice…

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Bogdan goes to Romania!

By Freemen Tang | 9 September, 2020

Bogdan has been an inpatient in Michael Sobell Hospice for a few weeks’ now, since developing serious complications from his lung cancer. He has lived and worked in the UK for many years and this illness has been a tragedy for him and his family. Since coming into the Hospice, his partner, Violeta, and son John, have been able to spend precious time with him every day. One of Bogdan’s wishes was to visit his home again in Romania. This…

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Elizabeth’s Story

By Freemen Tang | 12 August, 2020

Elizabeth was first admitted to Michael Sobell Hospice in March 2020 with pain and sickness. With medication, holistic care and a blood transfusion, she felt well enough to go home which delighted both her and her family. Six weeks later, Elizabeth was re-admitted to the Hospice and the team were very pleased to be able to get her symptoms under control once again and support her to return home to her daughter Dupé. Before retiring Elizabeth had been a Nurse,…

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Goodbye to Dr Priya Abrol…

By Sam Heggie | 6 August, 2020

Dr Priya Abrol is training to be a GP and, as part of her rotation, she has just completed six months of Palliative Care in Michael Sobell Hospice. She started at the Hospice, literally two weeks after it reopened in January, and has played an exceptional role in helping the care to get underway with all the right processes in place. Almost as soon as Priya started, the pandemic hit the UK and she was part of the steep learning…

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The Hospice Lottery Partnership is RECRUITING!

By Sam Heggie | 4 August, 2020

The Hospice Lottery Partnership (HLP) is recruiting a Lottery Promoter! Formed in 1997, HLP raises funds for local charities including Michael Sobell Hospice via a weekly lottery draw and seasonal Superdraws. Five local hospices form The Hospice Lottery Partnership with all the profits equally split between the partners. Last year alone our share of the lottery topped £196,000. Since joining HLP in 2005, we have benefited from over £1.5 million from our lottery. The role:       Lottery Promoter / Door-to-Door Sales…

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Rickmansworth Road

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