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Welcome to St Christopher’s

To welcome you to St Christopher’s we’ve created a booklet which we hope serves as a useful introduction to the services we can offer you and your loved ones.

Planning ahead

Our Planning Ahead booklet has useful contents pages to allow you to dip in to the parts that are most helpful to you when you need them.

Managing breathlessness

Our Managing Breathlessness booklet will provide you with practical advice and techniques to help you manage your breathlessness.

Understanding your medicines

This booklet aims to answer questions and provide information on medicines.

Exercise and breathlessness videos


Coping with Feelings of Depression Leaflet

Coping with feelings of depression

There is no right or wrong way to feel when you or someone close to you has a terminal illness. You may experience a range of emotions, at different times. You may feel shock, fear, anger and resentment. Or you may feel helpless, sad, frustrated or perhaps experience relief and acceptance. You may also feel […]

Services for patients:

Compassionate Chats

Community support hub

Our Community Support Hub offers free-to-access groups and initiatives that support people to talk about their feelings, share experiences and gain support from our community

Complementary Therapies

Complementary Therapy and Wellbeing Services

We have a dedicated Wellbeing and Complementary Therapy Team at St Christopher’s that offer a range of services at both our Sydenham and Caritas site in Orpington.

Compassionate Neighbours


Compassionate Neighbours

Candles Remembering

Psychological and spiritual care

The Psychological and Spiritual Care team offer space for compassionate, contemplative care and reflection, through therapeutic, psychological, emotional, religious, pastoral and spiritual support.



Rehabilitation is offered by the Allied Health Professions Team (AHPs)

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