Posts By: Ruth Stivey

Quality inspectors rate our care as ‘outstanding’

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Our care for people living with incurable illness has been declared as ‘outstanding’ by quality inspectors. The Care Quality Commission has given us the highest level of award possible and said we are performing ‘exceptionally well’. The CQC, which regulates all health and social care providers, sent examiners to talk to Severn Hospice patients and… Read more »

A decade of Compassionate Communities in Shropshire

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Volunteers across Shropshire are celebrating a decade of friendships, and care and compassion thanks to ‘life-changing’ Compassionate Communities. We launched Co Co in January 2010 with the aim of reducing loneliness and social isolation for older people and to decrease risks of illness or the need of additional help from medical services. The scheme brings… Read more »

Severn Hospice featured in the all-new Shrewsbury Monopoly game!

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Winning move: Add £10 to our Community Chest when you order the Shrewsbury Monopoly edition game from us Get your game-face on and your Monopoly money ready for the perfect Christmas gift… After an overwhelming response from the public, we were voted to have our very own Community Chest space in the new Shrewsbury Monopoly… Read more »

Lights of love returns

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For the 21st year our Lights of Love service will bring people together to celebrate the lives of loved ones no longer with us but always in our thoughts. Christmas is a time for family and friends and our two services, at St Chad’s Church, Shrewsbury, are a chance to share time in peace and… Read more »

Read our new Yearbook 2019

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Our new Yearbook is here! Click below to read all about how your help makes a difference to the families we care for… A big thank you to each and every one of you who has shared their story, volunteered, raised funds, taken part in events, organised fundraisers, given donations, shopped in our shops and… Read more »

30 years of care

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Thank you for helping us care for 30 years It has been 30 years since our pioneers and founders galvanised the communities of Shropshire to support an appeal to open a hospice in the county. On the 12 July 1989 we welcomed our first families to the newly opened Perry ward at Bicton, Shrewsbury, and… Read more »

Teams announced for Dragon Boat Festival

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Over 40 teams from various Shropshire organisations, plus national and international corporates are taking part in our Dragon Boat Festival this weekend. Team members, who hail from RAF Shawbury 60 Squadron, hospitals, schools, banks and many more, will row along the River Severn in Shrewsbury to compete for the number one spot. Come and show… Read more »

Our Virgin Money London Marathon runners

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Mega marathon runners Our supporters make us who we are. We would not be able to provide our care without the immense effort of so many who believe in what we do. A lot have experienced us caring for someone they love first hand so their support comes from a real understanding of the difference… Read more »

Reflect and remember: Newtown memorial service

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Our memorial event for people to celebrate the lives of loved ones is set to return for the fifth year at Newtown’s All Saints Church. The annual service on Thursday 28 March is open to all and gives families the opportunity to take time out to remember loved ones. All Saints Church Rev Canon, Nia Morris,… Read more »