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Thoughts on 'Belonging' | Hospice Poet, Phil Isherwood

This Dying Matters Awareness Week, Bolton Hospice volunteer and Poet Phil Isherwood shares his new poem 'Belonging' written for the awareness week, his thoughts on the topic of belonging and what this means for our patients here at Bolton Hospice. 

Celebrating the life of Fatima

Hearing the personal stories of how our nurses have touched the lives of patients and their families is incredibly special to us. Dr Nayyar Naqvi kindly shared his family's story in loving memory of his mother-in-law Fatima. 

Dying Matters Awareness Week 2021

Helping your loved one to be in a good place to die is an incredibly difficult time, filled with difficult conversations - but this Dying Matters week we are touched to be able to share this story from a patient's husband, and his experience of the care our Hospice at Home team provided to his wife in the last months of her life.

The Jackie Green Tribute Fund

Today on what would have been Jackie's 74th Birthday, her husband Dr Peter Green has shared his touching hospice story with us and how his family are keeping Jackie's loving memory alive with their very own Tribute Fund.

Bolton Hospice celebrates this year’s ‘Biggest Losers’!

Bolton Hospice supporters across our community challenged themselves to become our ‘Biggest Loser’ in 2021 – taking on a 12 week ‘virtual’ fitness challenge for the hospice in January 2021, with the aim of losing pounds and getting fit with the help of FitBox Online.

Coronavirus Visitor Update

During the current outbreak of Covid-19 we have had to restrict access to the hospice building for family members and friends of patients on the Inpatient Unit to ensure that our patients, staff and volunteers working within the hospice are safe. These will continue to be reviewed on a regular basis and may change depending on the national and/or local infection rate and guidance.

Thank-a-thon 2021

This week marked our annual Thank-a-thon; our opportunity to celebrate and share the love for our volunteers, supporters and every person that makes Bolton Hospice and the care we provide possible. Every fundraiser, kind donation and message of support means the world to us every day, every week - not just this one!

National Day of Reflection

Today on the National Day of Reflection to mark one year since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve much to reflect on here at Bolton Hospice.

Shine bright for Bolton Hospice

We are thrilled to offer a virtual spin on our much loved Midnight Memories Walk this year. This year you can make every step count by taking part in My Memories Walk - a 10,000 step sponsored walk on Saturday 19th June 2021 (or a day you choose in June).

Meet our Hospice Heroes!

Here are just some of the amazing supporters signed up to fundraise for Bolton Hospice in 2021 as part of our #500faces appeal and how they will be reaching their £100 giving goal.

Get moving this March for Bolton Hospice

Join Bolton Hospice in our mission to get moving and sign up to our 31 day challenge ‘Move it March’ which will see you complete 30 minutes of exercise, every day, your way. The month long challenge aims to help you get fit, have fun and it is also an opportunity to raise vital funds for the hospice during the lockdown.

 

Bolton Businesses team up to help the hospice!

Local business and loyal Bolton Hospice supporters Stateside Foods have generously donated £5,000 to the hospice after working with Russell & Russell Solicitors in support of our annual ‘Make a Will’ month.