Please read the latest coronavirus advice before visiting any of the hospice sites.


The bookshop at St Christopher’s is open on conference days, by appointment and by mail order

It offers:

  • core books on palliative care, death, dying and bereavement
  • articles, mainly by St Christopher’s staff
  • resources for patients, carers and bereaved people.

When contacting the bookshop, advice can also be offered on the most suitable materials to purchase for a particular purpose.


Bookshop Categories

There are approximately 140 items available in the bookshop. They cover the following areas:

  • New material
  • Arts
  • Bereavement – for personal and professional interest
  • Bereavement – theory and practice
  • Bereavement – working with young people
  • Books for children
  • Death and dying
  • Hospice and palliative care
  • Motor neurone disease
  • Palliative care in care homes and dementia
  • Psychosocial aspects of care
  • Spiritual care
  • Symptom control
  • Material by and about Dame Cicely Saunders

If you buy from the Bookshop at St Christopher’s, you are donating to our work.

Visiting the Bookshop

The Bookshop is always open during courses and conferences and is also available by appointment.  If you want to visit the Bookshop in person, please phone beforehand to ensure there is someone available to deal with any queries and monies involved.

Mail order service

If you are unable to visit the Bookshop, you can order items by mail order. Please contact the library on or on 0208 768 4656 in the first instance and our volunteers will be happy to help.

More information

Contact the Library

020 8768 4656

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Contact the Library

020 8768 4656