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Category: Shooting Star Children’s Hospices

Patrick supported by Shooting Star

Patrick spent the first seven months of his life in hospital, until he was referred to Shooting Star Children’s Hospices during the summer for three weeks of step-down care to help his parents

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Mya’s story -supported by Shooting Star

Born premature in August 2017, mum Emma immediately knew all was not right with her youngest daughter Mya. “She was born at 36 weeks, so early, but unusually she weighed 8lb 6oz due to lots

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Charlie-Ray’s Story – Supported by Shooting Star

“The minute he gets to the hospice, he’s just so animated, as soon as he’s through the door he’s smiling and knows everyone so well and for me when I get in there, I just feel so free,”

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Respite care at Shooting Star Children’s hospices

Recently Lana had arts and crafts, a swim with a physio, time in the sensory room and a 2nd birthday party to fit in!

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Gibson’s story – supported by Shooting Star

Gibson's mum Debbie has chosen to be a an amazing astronaut and raise funds for Shooting Star Space Race. Here is Gibson's story; It was during late pregnancy when parents Debbie and James were

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New ways to keep in touch

Covid rules mean families still can't join their children for respite breaks at our hospice, but we are always finding new ways to keep in touch. Anais had fun chatting to her mum and sister

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Bouncing into Spring!

Shooting Star Children's Hospices recently welcomed nurse Stacey and carer Cerys to the team. Anais and Bella were quick to put them through their paces on the trampoline!  

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Happy New Year from Shooting Star Children’s Hospices Care Team

The festive scrubs may soon be packed away, but we know they will continue to bring joy to the supported children with outstanding levels of care. Happy New

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Shooting Star Children’s Hospice Winter Wonderland

Shooting Star Children's Hospice garden has been transformed into a winter wonderland! Unlike previous years trips out for children staying with us for respite in the run up to Christmas have

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Aaron and Hollie enjoyed a festive trip out

Aaron and Hollie, supported by Shooting Star Children's Hospices, were well equipped to handle the weather though, and got to meet reindeers face to face before having a socially distanced chat

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