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CARE News Archives

St Christopher's CARE

Welcome to St Christopher’s CARE

The Centre for Awareness and Response to End of life

Care Homes

Steps to Success

The Steps to Success programme provides homes with a resource to help them identify the processes involved in the provision of quality end of life care


Introducing our new Education Leadership Team

Our three-strong leadership team is ideally qualified to lead St Christopher's new education centre

What is Project ECHO?

ECHO sessions have seen clinical experts from St Christopher’s come together online every month with care home staff

Reflections from the Front Line

A piece by Nigel Dodds, one of the Consultant Nurses in our Community Nursing Team

The shift in focus created by Covid-19

Alison, a palliative care nurse working with the homeless in Cheshire, recounts her experience of providing care during the pandemic

Is dementia homeless?

Admiral Nursing meets the unmet need for ‘a homeless’ condition

International Nursing Day

St Christopher’s joins the international celebration of nursing 2020

Read how our full programme of events is shining a light on the work of palliative and end of life nursing

‘The Nurse I Will Never Forget’

Marie Cooper writes about the remarkable impact that one nurse had on her father's care

Celebrating nurses with a pioneering spirit across the world

To commemorate International Women's Day this year, we’re shining a light on the outstanding achievements of women around the globe working in palliative and end of life care

Patient and nurse

The nurse as guardian to their patients’ personhood

Heather Richardson reflects on the unique contribution of nurses to end of life care


The Personhood of the palliative care nurse

What we can learn from the ancient Greek Asklepian roots of medicine

Memory Bridge

Putting the spotlight on dementia

With Memory Bridge founder Michael Verde

Working in partnership

The future of local education and training across South East London

Hospice Tour

Learning Hub June Update

Extending our reach through education

Learning Hub

Learning Hub Campaign News May 2019

Transforming end of life care through education and training

Learning Hub

Our vision for the Learning Hub

Find out how the Learning Hub will be so much more than just a building

Learning Hub South View

About the Learning Hub

Our brand new education centre will be opening its doors in 2020

Care Homes

Our care home partnerships

Providing support and education to our local care homes


Transforming care through QELCA©

Do you want to make a bigger impact on the people you are supporting?


QELCA© Satellites

Could your organisation transform palliative care by delivering QELCA© training?


St Christopher’s Multi Professional Academy

Learn about the challenges of delivering holistic palliative care and what we can do to overcome these challenges


Need funding?

Find out more about our bursaries and how this funding could help you


Vocational education and apprenticeships

Are you looking for a formal qualification in end of life care?



Could you use your experience of caring for someone with a life-limiting illness to help other carers?

Summer School

Summer School

Our yearly five day ‘Summer Schools’ for 16 to 18 year olds interested in pursuing careers in the health or social care sector


Partnerships with Universities

Find out about work with three London-based universities

Friday Visits

Interested in visiting St Christopher’s?

An opportunity to visit the hospice and learn more about our work both past and present