Posts By: Catherine Turnbull

100 roles, one team

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Job seekers, school leavers and graduates are being invited to two special days that could change their lives. We are hosting two career days to shine a spotlight on all the roles and careers that ensure we are able to provide vital care and support to 3,000 local people each year. The fairs, which are… Read more »

Shop volunteer preparing a donated blue scarf for sale

Could you volunteer with us?

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We are looking for new recruits to join our army of volunteers and are hosting two open days to show how people can help. “It’s the most rewarding resolution you can make for a new year,” said Samantha Bragg, who is looking after our volunteer drive. “Our volunteers are so important to us and are… Read more »

Staff and volunteers with Christmas gifts and clothes

Shoppers encouraged to re-love the pre-loved this Christmas

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Shoppers are being urged to celebrate the spirit of Christmas by making second-hand their first choice as they get ready for the festive season. Our retail teams from our 31 community shops across Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and mid Wales are gearing up for a busy time in the lead up to Christmas. Turn gifts… Read more »

Hospice Star winners with their trophies

Celebrating our Hospice Stars

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Staff were recognised at our annual Hospice Stars Awards which celebrate commitment, passion and outstanding achievements.   At a celebratory awards lunch, the winning individuals and teams were revealed and presented with special Hospice Star trophies and certificates. Each year the awards are an opportunity for colleagues to nominate each other and shine a light… Read more »

Celebrating our people during Hospice Care Week

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With more than 300 staff and one thousand volunteers we are celebrating our people during a national campaign in support of hospice care. This week (9-15 October) is Hospice Care Week, and we’re shining a local spotlight on the range teams from across the organisation who work every day to provide hospice specialist and compassionate… Read more »

Nurse in ward corridor holding sign promoting raffle

Festive raffle launches for 2023

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While Christmas may be 13 Mondays away, we are already getting in the festive groove. Tickets for our Christmas raffle have gone on sale with a jackpot prize of £5,000. Each year we hold two raffles – one in the summer and the other at Christmas. Support The care and support we give to thousands… Read more »

Come along to our first ever jobs days

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Nurses are being invited to on-the-spot interviews at our first ever jobs days. We’re encouraging those interested to come along anytime between 8am and 5pm to our sites at Apley Castle, Telford on 28 September and Bicton Heath, Shrewsbury on 29 September to meet the team and find out more about rewarding careers in nursing…. Read more »

Group of nurses, healthcare assistants, Chaplain, social worker and complementary therapist standing outside Severn Hospice

Community nursing services changes benefit more patients at home

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More patients who need specialist hospice care will be able to stay at home in future, thanks to changes we’re making to our services. We care for people living with incurable illness from across Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and Mid Wales of which four out of five patients are cared for at home. And from… Read more »

Group of staff and volunteers standing with long service award certificates

Honouring our dedicated staff and volunteers

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We have recognised our most committed staff and volunteers at a special long service awards ceremony. At a series of celebratory afternoon teas, we have praised the longstanding dedication, loyalty and contributions of 95 longest-serving staff and volunteers who have collectively devoted an impressive 895 years between them. Each year, we thank team members who… Read more »

Lucy Anderson-Woods, Retail Strategy Support Manager and Helen Evans-Thomas incoming shop manager along with two of the builders and decorators who have been busy turning the former beauty salon into the new shop.

Preparations under way to open our 31st shop

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Finishing touches are being made to a former Shrewsbury hair salon in preparation for the opening of our 31st shop. We are all set to open our newest shop, which will be at Bicton Heath. Severn Hospice already has 30 other shops spread across Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and Mid Wales including a large furniture… Read more »