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St Christopher’s celebrates CQC ratings

We’re proud to announce that our Sydenham hospice has been rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and our Orpington hospice has received a rating of Good. The news comes after a three day inspection in September when inspectors took time to speak with staff, volunteers, patients ...READ MORE

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Fly Away: Fund Raising for St. Christopher’s

Singer / songwriter Peter Marsh, has released a wonderful single ‘Fly Away’. Proceeds from the sale of this single will go to St Christopher’s, who cared for his partner, Laurence, three years ago. ‘Fly Away’ is a song about coming to terms with bereavement. Although it was inspired ...READ MORE


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Take on a challenge for 2017

We are looking for the last few cyclists to take on the trip of a lifetime from London to Paris on 14-18 June. Could you join our team? Or if you are a thrill seeker why not sign up for our Fire Walk on 10 March 2017? Take a walk on the wild side and indeed over piping hot coals, surrounded by ...READ MORE

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Connections: News, stories and dates for your diary

Connections Winter 2016/17 is now available on our website to read online or download. In this issue: Julia and Sadie's story More than just a hospice - how we're enabling people to live well at home The Fun Walk is back in our 50th year! Gina's year of fundraising: her footsteps for ...READ MORE

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St Christopher’s on ITV

  To celebrate the start of St Christopher’s 50th Anniversary year, the  hospice created two magnificent floats to take part for the first time in London’s New Year’s Day parade on Sunday 1 January 2017. St Christopher’s was the only hospice at the parade and the occasion was espe ...READ MORE

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Grand Christmas Raffle winners announced

2016 Grand Christmas Raffle Winners Prize Ticket number  Winner 1st Ford Ka 080575 Mrs D Tree Forest Hill 2nd £500 Virgin Gift Card 093407 J McGreskin Sydenham 3rd Bespoke hand-made hat 170050 Mrs B Bell Beckenham ...READ MORE


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St Christopher’s Hospice launches 50th anniversary logo

We were recently confronted by a very uncomfortable truth, namely that the majority of the general public does not see hospices as we, on the inside, do. Our messenger – an articulate woman working closely with local community groups who are interested to engage with their hospice – confirmed th ...READ MORE