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Category: Shooting Star Children’s Hospices

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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Virtual Sunrise Walk for Shooting Star Children’s Hospices

We may not be able to watch the sunrise together this year but that doesn’t mean we can’t virtually watch it together. Simply sign up to the Virtual Sunrise Walk! More information from

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Shooting Star Children’s Hospices have gone virtual

Shooting Star Children's Hospices have gone virtual to ensure they can still support children with life-limiting conditions, and their families, in every way they can during this uncertain

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Smiles in the sunshine

An update from Phoebe, who has been at Shooting Star Children's hospice since the start of the month for emergency respite, after the risks of her contracting COVID-19 in hospital grew too

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Lilly-Anne’s story – supported by Shooting Star Children’s Hospices

Lilly-Anne was born five weeks early in June 2013 and from the very start mum Katie picked up on signs that things might not be right with her newborn. “From the very beginning she just

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A ‘love’ly day of Valentine’s activities for families

Love was certainly in the air at Christopher’s last week – a love of all things crafting and baking, as families enjoyed a special day of Valentine’s inspired activities at Shooting Star's

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