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Stories about enabling people to live well at end of life, including fundraising journeys and more.

International Women’s Day 2022
This International Women's Day, we share the work of women's groups across our community.
Furry friends visit the hospice
Staff on the Inpatient Unit went above and beyond this week when a mum wanted a birthday wish fulfilled for her son.
Hospice supporter completes year of half marathons
In January 2022, hospice supporter Elaine completed her 'Year of Half Marathons' in memory of her father-in-law
St Wilfrid’s celebrates £100,000 grant awarded to Sussex Hospices
NHS Charities Together, via Heads On Charity, have awarded funds to help provide end of life care for people in their own homes across Sussex.
Students experience six months on the IPU
During Student Volunteering Week we caught up with three of our Young Clinical Volunteers to hear about their experience on the IPU.
New Nurse-led IT project launched
In January 2022 we were pleased to launch a new Nurse-led IT project thanks to a grant from the Burdett Trust for Nursing. 
St Wilfrid’s Business Awards 2021
In 2021 we thanked the local businesses who wowed us with their support throughout the year.
Supporting the hospice 30 years on
Thirty years after the death of his father, keen runner Stuart Hollebon will be running all of his races throughout 2022 in support of St Wilfrid's.
Creating community links with Kingdom Way Trust
We spoke to Kingdom Way Trust, a St Wilfrid's Community Link, to learn about the services they offer to those who are homeless or vulnerably housed.
Sue Marsden and Lucy Cheshire with a group from Mencap Eastbourne outside the hospice
End of Life Care for people with Learning Disabilities
Find out about how we are transforming end of life care, with the help of Hospice UK, for those with Learning Disabilities
Counselling Room at the hospice
Celebrating The Seahorse Project during Children’s Grief Awareness Week
To celebrate Children’s Grief Awareness Week and Children in Need 2021, we share how The Seahorse Project is making a difference.
Poppies for Dorothy
Hospice supporter Clifford Smith shares how a winning painting at our 40th Anniversary art exhibition really was worth a thousand words.
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