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Category: Shooting Star Children’s Hospices

Pumpkin decoration competition

The hampers are ready for the winners of the Shooting Star Children's Hospices Prize Pumpkin competition. All you need to do to get your hands on a hamper is purchase an entry online,

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Lorea’s Story

When Lorea was a baby she hardly ate, was always crying and slept all the time. Already having a healthy two-year-old girl, Amaia, parents Maite and Adrian just felt something wasn’t

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This is what is takes!

Shooting Star Children's Hospice have produced this short video to show the support they gave families over the first six months of lockdown. This is what it takes to deliver hospice care to

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We all scream for Ice Cream!

Even though it’s cold and wet now, a bit of summer is here to stay at Shooting Star Children's Hospices thanks to this amazing giant ice cream van. The children staying at the hospice for

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We’re going on a bear hunt (sensory version)

We're going on a bear hunt, we're going to catch a big one... The children staying at Shooting Star Children's Hospcies for emergency respite have been taking advantage of the nice weather to hunt

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

"We would be a very different family had it not been for Shooting Star Children’s Hospices – it’s helped all four of us in so many different ways.”   Following a normal pregnancy

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