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Hospiscare wins GOLD award for excellence in End of Life Care
Posted by Sarah on July 8th 2019 in Featured
Maggie Draper and Ann Rhys

Hospiscare Assistant Directors Maggie Draper and Ann Rhys 

At the end of June Maggie Draper, Hospiscare Assistant Director Supportive Care and Quality and Ann Rhys, Hospiscare Assistant Director of Care (Community) attended the Devon and Cornwall Outstanding Care Awards.  Hospiscare had been nominated by an anonymous member of the public for outstanding...

Hospiscare Support in the Community - Simon's Story Claire and Simon Dyke with their daughters

“My two daughters were only nine and eleven years old when I was diagnosed with a brain tumour,” says Simon Dyke, 51 from Exeter, “so they have walked this path for a long time.

“It was 2006, I was 40 years old and we were on a family holiday in France...

Walking guru and five-time Olympian helps out at charity Men’s Walk Chris Maddocks

With spring just round the corner, local charity Hospiscare is preparing for their popular annual Men’s Walk, which last year was a sell-out event.  The seven mile loop sets off from the Double Locks pub in Exeter on Saturday 17th March.  This year the walk coincides with England V Ireland in...

Vice President of Hospiscare becomes first female Bishop of London The Right Reverend Sarah Mullally DBE

The Right Reverend Sarah Mullally DBE, 55, Bishop of Crediton in Devon and Vice President of local charity Hospiscare, made history last month when she was appointed as the first female Bishop of London, making her the most senior woman bishop appointed by the Church of England.

Bishop Sarah, a former...

End of life care in North Dartmoor Communities Gay Hill

  For the last 35 years, local charity Hospiscare has supported people diagnosed with any type of life-limiting illness, and their families.  The organisation covers Exeter, Mid and East Devon, which includes North Dartmoor from Highampton to Lustleigh, and from Lydford to the Teign Valley.

Covering the rural areas within a 20...