Hillingdon Council External Services Select Committee Meeting 9th July 2019

11 July, 2019

Hillingdon Council External Services Select Committee Meeting 9th July 2019 Firstly, thank you to all supporters of the Michael Sobell Hospice who attended the meeting and to those who watched the live streaming of it.  Also, thanks to those who were unable to attend but continue to offer their support. At the previous meeting on 28th February 2019 the Chair of the committee Councillor John Riley was pleased to be able to say that the Hospice could re-open and the aim was for that to happen this summer. The meeting on Tuesday was the fourth such meeting and Councillor Riley

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Gardening goodies galore on offer at annual Plant Sale!

8 May, 2019

The annual Michael Sobell Hospice Charity (MSHC) Plant Sale returns on Saturday 11th May, 10.00am – 12.30pm, and promises to be an event not to be missed if you’re a lover of all-things gardening! Pop along on the day and fill your gardening boots with a variety of bedding plants, flowers, herbs, bird food, fruit and vegetables as well as homemade preserves. The event is FREE to enter, with parking available on site. In addition, there will be refreshments including homemade cakes available to buy and enjoy! For further information about the plant sale, or if you have any donations

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Michael Breen appointed as Deputy Chairman of MSHC

25 March, 2019

Michael Sobell Hospice Charity (MSHC) is proud to announce that Michael Breen has been elected Deputy Chairman by unanimous vote of the Board of Trustees with immediate effect. Michael, an accountant, was born in Northwood and is Executive Chairman of Media Powerhouse Group Ltd and joined the Board of Trustees in November 2018 and represented MSHC at the Hillingdon Borough External Services Select Committee meetings on 11th December last year and 28th February 2019. It was after the last meeting that MSHC was able to tell its supporters the good news that the inpatient unit (IPU) is set to reopen

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Giants Group of London donate £2,825 to MSHC

6 March, 2019

A big thank you to the Giants Group of London who kindly presented a cheque for £2,825 to MSHC Trustee Satish Kanibar in London last month. The money was raised at a Mehfil evening held at the Charity offices in November last year. President Kirti Bhatia commented that Michael Sobell Hospice Charity remains very close to their hearts and for this reason they have continued to support us over the years. What an incredible donation! Thank you so much for your fantastic support!

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Praise for our amazing book stall volunteer team!

31 January, 2019

It’s a big thumbs up to our fantastic Book Stall volunteers who raised a whopping £18,000 last year – WOW, braving all kinds of weather at the weekly Amersham and Chesham market. Commenting on this fantastic team effort, Rosalind Williams, Chair of MSHC Trustees, said: “This is simply fantastic! Thank you to the entire team for all you have done throughout the year and for all your hard work, time, effort and support, it is truly appreciated.” If you want to grab a book bargain in support of Michael Sobell Hospice Charity, find out where and when here    

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Information for supporters

20 December, 2018

There has been a number of events and other factors that make it appropriate to provide an update following the temporary closure of the inpatient unit. The many stakeholders that are involved inevitably complicate the position. The hospice service is commissioned and paid for by the Hillingdon Commissioning Group. The Hospice Charity provides supplementary financial and other support but does not directly supply any services. These are provided by East and North Herts Hospital Trust but in a building that is leased from the Hillingdon Hospital Trust. The latter is responsible for any repairs but not for any major project.

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