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Why 'The way we talk about Dying Matters'

This week kicks off #DyingMattersWeek, and we can't wait to join Hospice UK's conversation and show that #TheWayWeTalkAboutDyingMatters Throughout the week, we'll be sharing lots of helpful information, resources, and stories, across our social media channels and in person at Bolton Central Library

Hospice Sector Faces Collective Deficit of £77 Million

Inconsistency in statutory funding, combined with a challenging fundraising environment and increasing costs, is placing the hospice sector under significant financial pressure. Hospice UK recently reported that the hospice sector is on track for a £77m collective deficit for the financial year 2023-24.

Student Volunteering Week 2024

Jess and Aidan are students at Rivington & Blackrod Sixth Form College, who volunteer in one of our charity shops on their day off college. Thank you Jess & Aidan for choosing to volunteer with Bolton Hospice!

Report finds government funding model for hospices is 'not fit for purpose'

A recent report following an inquiry into the state of government funding for hospices has found that despite the introduction of a legal requirement for Integrated Care Boards (ICBs) to commission palliative and end of life care, ICB commissioning of hospice services is currently not fit for purpose.

Bolton Hospice Christmas Tree Collection

This year Bolton Hospice are very pleased to announce they are introducing a Christmas Tree Collection, making your Christmas hassle-free, saving hundreds of trees from landfill, and helping to raise much-needed funds for Bolton Hospice!

Bolton's Secret Santa

This festive season we're asking you to join us in taking part in Bolton's Secret Santa, a feel-good twist on the popular gift-giving tradition.

Cost of Living Appeal - Update

It's been just over 4 months since we launched our urgent appeal, addressing the worrying financial burden the cost of living crisis and years of below inflation government NHS funding have placed on us.

New solar panels installed at Bolton Hospice

A fantastic new solar panel system has recently been installed at Bolton Hospice. The Solar PV system will generate approximately 45,000kWh per year, significantly reducing Bolton Hospice’s electricity bills so they can help more families when they need it most.

Hospice Care Week 2023

This year's Hospice Care Week takes place from 9th - 15th October and is a chance to celebrate hospice care nationwide, and the incredible work that is being done to make sure everyone can benefit from the very best end of life care.