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Dying Matters Week comes to Croydon

A free festival of creative and inspiring events to encourage people to speak openly about death and dying will be taking place in Croydon from 8 – 15 May 2017 during national Dying Matters Week. This year’s Dying Matters Week theme is ‘What Can You Do?’ and it aims to get people actively ...READ MORE


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Radical Change: A blueprint for the next 50 years of dying

Above: Dr Miller's TED Talk on 'What really matters at the end of life' We are delighted to announce a new one-off conference Radical Change: A blueprint for the next 50 years of dying. The conference, being run in partnership between St Christopher’s Hospice, the Royal Society of Medicine a ...READ MORE

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Conference series launches with “50 years of education”

We recently held the first in our 50 Years of Hospice Care Evolution conference series marking the 50th Anniversary of both St Christopher’s Hospice and the modern hospice movement. The conference on education featured speakers including Prof Bee Wee, National Clinical Director for End of Lif ...READ MORE


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Apprenticeship Week 2017: Meet Tony Bull

This week is National Apprenticeship Week and St Christopher’s is looking at some of the stories behind our six Health Care Assistants undertaking Apprenticeships This is Tony’s story. Tony Bull is 53 and a Senior Carer in St Christopher’s Personal Care Service. He has recently completed ...READ MORE

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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