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One Short Walk Can Change A Life What would you think if you were told that by walking just 20ft you could pay for nearly a whole day’s care from a Hospice Care Nurse? A Nurse who could care

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Sights of London

Shooting Star Children's Hospices finished their Fire of London sensory story exploring some of the sights of London as it is now, including imagining what it's like to ride on the London

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An epic game requires some epic snacks

An epic game requires some epic snacks, so Mandy, Cerys, Vicky and Lucy from our care team have been helping Michael and other children staying at our hospice to create some delicious chocolate

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Renovations at Phyllis Tuckwell

Phyllis Tuckwell will shortly be starting work on converting the men’s ward on the In-Patient Unit into two private rooms with en-suite facilities. The new rooms will help reduce the

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Sensory stories about the Great Fire of London

Shooting Star Children's Hospices have been continuing their sensory stories about the Great Fire of London with children at the hospice, using straw to illustrate the flammable material of the

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Brighten Up Your Garden with Phyllis Tuckwell’s Plant Sales

From bedding plants to veggies and even trees, a wide variety of plants are on sale at Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice   Come along to Phyllis Tuckwell’s monthly plant sale on Sunday 4th

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10k Sunset Walk with Simon Cowell

Last week Shooting Star Children's Hospices Executive Vice-President Karen Sugarman was joined by close friends and fellow Vice-President Simon Cowell and Patron Lauren Silverman to take on a

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Oliver’s story – supported by Shooting Star Children’s Hospices

In March 2017 Oliver’s parents, Peter and Pippa received a diagnosis about their son that would change their lives. Mum Pippa explains, “We began to notice when he was a baby that he

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Margot’s story – supported by Shooting Star Children’s Hospices

"Whilst we were still on the NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) we were put in touch with a hospice. It was something I just couldn’t get my head around. There was such a disconnect. In

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Sensory Story at Shooting Star

A sensory story sessions give children a way to feel more fully immersed in the tale, using objects that ignite the senses. Can you work out which historical event was the basis for this

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