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Great care is

our mission


Saint Francis Hospice is all about you. Your hopes for your life. About how and where you'd like to be cared for. Your love for everyone who is important to you.

All our staff are here to help you hold on to everything and everyone you love. You can count on us for specialist knowledge of illness, pain and symptom relief, dying and death.

Every donation counts


Support for patients

We care about you. Your well-being and what you want from life are what matters to us most.

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Support for families, carers and loved ones

Loved ones.  And families. You are important too.

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Professional resources

We support healthcare teams to make sure everyone has access to palliative care of the highest quality locally.

Make a referral

If you, a loved one, or a patient needs a referral for Hospice care, please visit our referrals page where you will find more information and the relevant forms. 

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How you can help us



There are so many ways you can help raise vital funds for the Hospice, and make a real difference while having fun!



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Join our team of committed volunteers. These wonderful people help us keep costs down and bring us huge joy.

Meet the families we've cared for

left to right - Sulaiman, Nasreen, Nabeel, Safiyya and Samir

"You could see Nabeel was brighter just by being here."

Nabeel was admitted to the Hospice in 2019 and gave him and his family the support and space they needed to talk about dying without shame or fear.

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"The Hospice saved our son."

When Vlad became unwell, he was admitted to the Hospice to help manage his condition. His mother, Narcisa, now credits the Hospice with saving her son's life.

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"When the nurses arrived it was like an angel had descended."

Maisie Burke was cared for by our Hospice at Home team before she peacefully died at home with her family beside her. 

More ways to support


Sponsor a nurse

Help nurses like Julie provide vital care and support to people facing the end of life, and their loved ones.

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Play the Lottery

Play our weekly lottery a chance to win our weekly cash prizes including a rollover prize of up to £10,000!


Join an event

Get Fitter. Be Faster. Go Further. Challenge yourself by taking on one of our many fundraising events.

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Leave a gift in your Will

A gift in your Will brings the love and care of your local hospice to the people who need it most.


Work for us

We're the doctors, nurses, fundraisers, shop staff, and the people that keep our Hospice at the heart of our community. 

Our CQC Rating

We are very proud to have been rated as Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission on their last visit. For more details, please click on the rating below. 

Latest CQC review: 6 July 2023*

*We reviewed the information and data available to us about Saint Francis Hospice on 6 July 2023. We have not found evidence that we need to reassess the rating at this stage. We will continue to monitor information about this service.

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