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Category: General News

A day in the life of a hospice nurse

The COVID-19 pandemic has meant having to change how Shooting Star Children's Hospices provide care to the vulnerable children they support. The care team have filmed parts from Jess's day, to

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Yvonne’s Story – supported by Phyllis Tuckwell

  Yvonne’s husband Don was cared for by our Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNSs) and Hospice Care at Home (HCAH) team, and was able to die at home, where he wanted to be. “Don and

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A Day in the Life of an IPU Nurse at Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice Care

"The Coronavirus pandemic has had a huge impact on how we provide our care, and everyone who works on our IPU has had to adjust quickly to different working practices." Senior Staff Nurse Keri

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Could you help?

Phyllis Tuckwell are driving to strengthen support available to patients at home, and provide much needed support for their families, they offer Home Support (HS) – previously HHS. They are

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Join #SecondHandSeptember

Join #SecondHandSeptember and pledge to shop only second hand for the entire month! It's a fantastic initiative by Oxfam Great Britain. Come along to your local hospice shop and find a new

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Day for bereaved families to remember

While the pandemic has meant that Shooting Star Children's Hospices are currently delivering all their clinical care from Christopher’s and Shooting Star House is closed for now whilst families

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The Climb – Shooting Star Children’s Hospices

We still love this video put together by the amazing staff at Shooting Star Children's Hospices.    

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Summer Smiles Draw Results

  Thank you to everyone who supported the draw. Are you one of our winners?

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Carer Support at Phyllis Tuckwell

8th-14th June is Carers’ Week, an annual campaign which raises awareness of the 6.5 million people in the UK who are unpaid carers. It recognises the huge contribution they make to society,

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Watch the cast of Phyllis Tuckwell perform Can’t Stop The Feeling

Phyllis Tuckwell wanted to make this music video to bring laughter and joy to the whole team during a very difficult time - whilst also uncovering some great dance moves and lipsyncing!

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