Author Archive: Sarah

Save your stamps for Hospiscare Tony Coop

At the end of May this year Hospiscare volunteer and stamp supremo Tony Coop sadly passed away.  Tony had a passion for stamp collecting for many years and in 1989 after his mother-in-law was cared for by Hospiscare nurses, Tony turned his passion into a serious fundraising mission.

Tony’s wife Jill...

Calling All Wannabe Great West Runners, Come and Join TeamHospiscare35! Dr Becky Baines

Photo: Dr Becky Baines ready to run!

To celebrate the 35th anniversary of local charity Hospiscare, Dr Becky Baines, Hospiscare’s Medical Director is getting out of her comfort zone and is asking if at least 35 local people will join her.  Becky has bravely signed up for the Great West Run...

Back To The 80s For 2017 Twilight Walk! Back To The 80s For 2017 Twilight Walk!

Attention girls and women everywhere!  Admission to the 2017 Twilight Walk is now officially open. This year’s theme is “Back To The 80s” and Western Power Distribution are the main event sponsor. So what are you waiting for? It’s time to Get Physical, Into The Groove and join all the Girls Who...

Response to Your Future Care Consultation Community Nurse Team

Hospiscare responds to Devon NHS Your Future Care Proposals

Hospiscare is urging NEW Devon CCG to explicitly address the needs of people approaching the end of life in their new proposed model of care.

NEW Devon CCG is consulting the public on their proposals to provide more care in people’s homes and reduce community...

Exeter Foundation donate £5000 Hospiscare nurses with Tony Rowe

The Exeter Foundation has donated £5000 to Exeter-based adult hospice charity, Hospiscare, to help fund 60 nurse bags.

The bags, which will hold key pieces of diagnostic equipment, will be used by Hospiscare’s 28 community nurses and bank staff at patient’s homes, nursing homes and at hospices to help diagnose patients...