On 5 June it was World Environment Day and, in the spirit of all things green, we decided to explore all the things we’re doing as an organisation to reduce waste, maintain efficiency and look after our environment
The hospice’s summer fair raised an incredible £22,000 and featured a wonderful array of street and artisan foods for sale, fun-filled western-style entertainment and, an ever-popular dog show
Collette Byford and her team of 13 are taking part in a 5k Colour Obstacle Rush in Kempton Park Race Course on 28th May in memory of her father, Michael O’Grady.
Peter Kendall, of Beckenham, was the delighted winner of St Christopher’s Grand Christmas Raffle, drawn on 16 December 2016
At the end of 2014 M&G contacted St Christopher’s wanting to support one of our projects. They chose to support the Bromley Lymphoedema Clinic, based at Caritas House, by helping cover the cost of the equipment needs and pledged a grant of £6,618.
Following a breakdown in talks with government, the British Medical Association (BMA) has organised national strike action which is planned to take place on Tuesday 12 January, Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 January and Wednesday 10 February
Fundraising events round-up: thank you to all our amazing St Christopher’s volunteers and supporters
So much has happened to tell you about since our last edition of Connections. Whether a fundraising event is large or small, we appreciate every single penny that you raise towards helping us provide our end of life care – thank you! Here are some highlights to enjoy
In 2017 we will be celebrating the 50th Anniversary of St Christopher’s and want to create a photo mosaic of Dame Cicely – but we need your help
It’s January and lots of us are thinking about healthy lifestyles and returning to the gym. Read our four inspirational stories about some of our patients who attend our regular pop-up gym sessions based at Caritas House
All our supporters, young or old, individuals or companies, foundations or trusts help enable our vision of a world in which all dying people and those close to them have access to appropriate care and support, when and where they need it
Congratulations to Grace Houghton (pictured), who was one of the first students to have completed The Care Certificate (Cavendish) – our newly created course
Our Midnight Walk on Saturday 10 October drew over 300 walkers out into the night to raise an estimated £30,000 for Candle
St Christopher’s annual Midnight Walk on Saturday 10 October drew over 300 walkers out into the night to raise an estimated £30,000 for the Candle project, which supports bereaved children, young people and families from across South East London
During September local businesses accepted St Christopher’s challenge to take over one of its charity shops for the day
Joint Chief Executive Heather Richardson appointed Honorary Professor in the International Observatory on End of Life Care at Lancaster University
St Christopher’s is pleased to announce that Joint Chief Executive Heather Richardson has been appointed Honorary Professor in the International Observatory on End of Life Care at Lancaster University.
St Christopher’s was delighted to be invited to attend the International Journal of Palliative Nursing Awards (IJPN) award ceremony in the City of London on 14 September 2015