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23 / March / 2021

A Day of National Reflection

A year on from the day the nation went into our first National Lockdown.

Today, the 23 March, the UK is coming together to remember the first anniversary of the first UK lockdown, with a National Day of Reflection to remember those who are no longer with us, support those who've been bereaved and to consider ways towards a brighter future.

We have recorded a short fil...

24 / February / 2021

Aurora and Bertie’s 2000km Challenge

Two of our amazing, young, supporters Aurora and Bertie, have challenged themselves to run, walk, cycle and row 2000km in memory of Aurora’s Grandad. Aurora’s mum was caring for Grandad with the support of the Hospice during his final months so the girls decided to undertake their challenge in aid of Hospice in the Weald.

As the girls have been so close during the lockdowns,...

18 / February / 2021

Right Now! Our Campaign Film

It’s a frightening time for people living with a terminal illness and those caring for them. Hospice in the Weald is still here and still caring, all hours of the day and night - here for you and your loved ones.

We're here for you right now! Families are often unable to visit their loved ones in hospi...

27 / January / 2021

The Support for Right Now!

Our Right Now! campaign is gathering pace as we work hard to make sure that anyone who can benefit from our care, can access it. We want to remind our community that if you need Hospice care, no matter when, you'll get it - this is something that we feel particularly strongly about whilst our local NHS is in crisis. We&#...

26 / January / 2021

Relieving Pressure on the NHS

With our local hospitals at ‘breaking point’ some of the critically ill patients in Kent and Sussex are being transferred to hospitals as far away as Plymouth and Bristol. In response, we’ve made 14 in-patient rooms (out of a total of 25) available immediately for patients at the end of their life, across Cottage Hospice and the In-Patient Ward.

Paul Madden, our Care D...

21 / January / 2021

The Tiger who came for a Tree

Hospice in the Weald is grateful once again for the support given by Philpots Allotments in Hildenborough during the recent festive season.

This Christmas, the star attraction at their annual pop-up market was a 20-year-old tiger, sculpted by the grandmother of the event organiser, who told Radio Kent that the tiger had been moved from its usual woodland-garden home on the North Downs n...