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We like to keep you up to date with the latest news form the hospices, events and winners stories. If you have a story or event you would like to share with us please do get in touch, we love to hear from our members.

Tea and tiaras with Dame Joan Collins at Shooting Star

Families were treated to a very special visit as Shooting Star Children’s Hospices welcomed global superstar Dame Joan Collins to Shooting Star House in Hampton. Dame Joan, who was joined by

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The effect of an advanced or terminal illness can go further than just the patient

Phyllis Tuckwell offers supportive and end of life care to patients who are living with an advanced or terminal illness, and supports their families and carers too. “They’ve been amazing,

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Toby’s story – Supported by Shooting Star Children’s Hospices

In the weeks leading up to Christmas in 2022, a devastating diagnosis changed life forever for Toby and his family. At the age of eight, doctors discovered Toby had adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD),

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Fred’s story – supported by Phyllis Tuckwell

Wayne’s father, Fred, was referred to Phyllis Tuckwell by his GP, in August 2022.   “He initially went to the Beacon Centre, to see the Phyllis Tuckwell staff there,” said Wayne.

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‘Vera’ officially opens Godalming shop

Brenda Blethyn, star of the hit drama 'Vera' officially opened Shooting Star Children's Hospices Godalming shop and visited the Surrey hospice, Christopher's, alongside singer/songwriter, Julie

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Messy fun at Siblings Day

Supported and bereaved siblings explored their range of emotions during a therapeutic ‘Messy Feelings’ days at Shooting Star House last week. Organised by the Therapies Team, children

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Student Volunteers Support Hospice Care

12th-18th February is Student Volunteering Week, and local Hospice Care charity Phyllis Tuckwell, which supports those living with an advanced or terminal illness, would like to take this

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Phyllis Tuckwell’s Open Gardens back for 2024!

It may be cold and wet outside, but spring will be here before we know it, bringing with it colourful flowers, beautiful sunshine and Phyllis Tuckwell’s 2024 Open Gardens

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New specialist bereavement service launched

As part of Shooting Star Children's Hospices strategy to reach every family that needs help, families of babies or children who have died suddenly, and not just those previous known to the

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Phyllis Tuckwell Support for Carers

Looking after a loved one who is ill can be hard, and it’s important that their carers are supported too. Local charity Phyllis Tuckwell, which provides Hospice Care for people who are living

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