Volunteer Vacancy – Board of Trustees Treasurer

By Sam Heggie | 1 May, 2018

MICHAEL SOBELL HOSPICE CHARITY NEEDS YOUR EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE TRUSTEE TREASURER (VOLUNTEER) Michael Sobell Hospice Charity based at Mount Vernon Hospital, Northwood, is looking for someone to join the Board of Trustees with a view to taking over the role of Treasurer in due course.  Ideally, this would suit a retired or semi-retired person with an accountancy qualification who has experience in business or running their own business. The Treasurer will monitor the financial matters of the Charity and report to the Board of Trustees at regular intervals about the financial health of the organisation, in line with good practice and

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St Martin’s School IT Manager success at London Marathon

By Sam Heggie | 1 May, 2018

A big well done once again to all our fantastic London Marathon runners – especially in that heat, including Richard James, IT Manager at St Martin’s School, Northwood, who commented: “I believe Michael Sobell Hospice does wonderful work in our community and I wanted to help our school support them in a personal way.” St Martin’s School has chosen the Hospice as its Charity of the Year for 2018. If you would like to donate to Richard’s fundraising page, please click here

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BNI Rickmansworth continue to Donate Don’t Dump!

By Sam Heggie | 1 May, 2018

A big thumbs up to our friends at BNI Rickmansworth, who are continuing to donate unwanted clothing through our Donate Don’t Dump campaign. Our Warehouse van collection service (run by volunteers) enables employees to bring in their donation bags which are picked up and taken away free of charge. If you are a local business and would like to get involved in ‘Donate Don’t Dump’ and in turn help raise vital funds for Michael Sobell Hospice, please contact the Charity team on 020 3826 2367 or email Marketing@michaelsobellhospice.co.uk    

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Dying Matters Awareness Week events at MSH

By Sam Heggie | 24 April, 2018

Michael Sobell Hospice (MSH) is holding a number of events during Dying Matters Awareness Week (14th-20th May). These events form part of a national campaign which has been organised by the Dying Matters Coalition to encourage people to talk openly about dying, death and bereavement. Throughout the week, events and activities are being held up and down the country to raise awareness about end of life issues. The first event at the Hospice is on Monday 14th May, 2.00pm-3.30pm at the Hospice Day Therapy Centre based on the Mount Vernon Hospital Site in Northwood. This event is also open to

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Want to continue to hear from Michael Sobell Hospice – all it takes is a TICK!

By Sam Heggie | 18 April, 2018

From Friday 25th May the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect. As of this date, if you’ve not given your consent preferences regarding how you would like to be contacted by MSH, you’ll no longer hear from us. We’d love to stay in touch with you and to keep you updated of our work – all it takes is a tick! Click here to keep in touch with Michael Sobell Hospice.   

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Grab your gardening goodies at our annual Plant Sale

By Sam Heggie | 17 April, 2018

The annual Michael Sobell Hospice (MSH) plant sale returns on Saturday 12th May, 10.00am-12.30pm, and has once again been organised by the Hospice’s award-winning, green-fingered volunteer team, who regularly donate their time, talent and love of all-things gardening to help maintain the grounds of the Northwood-based Hospice – come rain or shine. An array of bedding plants, flowers, herbs, bird food, vegetables and homemade preserves will be available to buy on the day for gardening enthusiasts, as well as, top tips from plant savvy gardeners ‘in-the-know’. “We are appealing for any gardening donations for our forthcoming plant sale,” explained Michael

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