A day in the life of... a Complementary Therapist

From aromatherapy to massage and Reiki, complementary therapies form an important part of the whole-person approach to patient care at St Wilfrid's Read more

Mabel the Dog goes behind the scenes for Open Gardens season

Mabel enjoyed a tour of one of the hospice's five gardens being opened up to the public as part of Open Gardens season Read more

St Wilfrid's #BeerChat beer mats go international with TEDx mention

Our #BeerChat beer mats travelled more than 4,000 miles to Jacksonville, Florida to make an appearance in 'Everybody has one,' a TEDx talk on the art of dying well Read more

'I went from feeling useless to feeling useful' - volunteering at St Wilfrid's with early-onset dementia

Following her diagnosis of early-onset vascular dementia, Chris Maddocks discovered a new-found confidence through volunteering with St Wilfrid’s Read more

'Wonder Woman' Kerry's incredible strength

When Kerry saw that last year’s Kapow was taking place on the first anniversary of her husband’s death, she knew she had to get involved Read more

Hospice lunch and auction raises more than £95,000 for patient care

St Wilfrid’s Hospice’s annual [email protected] event returned last Friday with an auction and lunch raising more than £95,000 in just a few hours Read more

Colourful fun in the sun - celebrating Eastbourne

This year's Eastbourne Sunshine Carnival took place over the weekend with the theme of Colourful Eastbourne. See how St Wilfrid's got involved Read more

A tour of Sunniva Harte's garden for Open Gardens season

After Sunniva was cared for by St Wilfrid's in 2003, her partner David decided to open up her garden for hospice care. He took us on a tour of this tranquil hideaway in anticipation of his open garden Read more

Gay's bridge lunch for St Wilfrid's a great success

A group of St Wilfrid's supporters have run a lunch followed by a game (or few!) of bridge for the past six years. It's so popular, tickets have been known to sell out in a couple of weeks! Read more

Jackie and friends' marvellous walk in memory of Mairi

After Mairi Baker was cared for by St Wilfrid’s in December 2018, her friends and family chose to honour her memory by setting up a tribute fund to raise money for the hospice Read more

The Seahorse Project launches!

Find out about The Seahorse Project offering bereavement support for children and young people Read more

Sue throws final party for friends and family after being given weeks to live

Sue, who is 68 and has been volunteering at St Wilfrid’s since she retired from East Sussex County Council, has shown amazing strength after being diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumour Read more

Celebrating Dying Matters Week

'Are we ready?' Dying Matters Week takes place from Monday 13th to Sunday 19th of May. Here's how you can take part in the conversation at St Wilfrid's! Read more

Mabel the Dog learns how to wrap at Crafty Friday

Mabel normally feels more at home tearing wrapping paper into tiny shreds than turning out beautifully-presented packages, but she was open to learning a thing or two from gift-wrapping maestro Arona Khan! Read more

Celebrating nesting season at the hospice with new bird boxes

St Wilfrid’s is excited at the prospect of welcoming some feathered friends to its gardens this spring after Bird Brick Houses donated five of their bespoke bird boxes to the hospice! Read more

Dave raises more than £1,500 with his beardless Firewalk

Dave gave his fundraising for this year's Firewalk an extra boost by promising to shave off his beard! Read more

Celebrating Oscar's Christening at St Wilfrid's

When Gina - known affectionately as ‘Mama’ to her family - was admitted to St Wilfrid’s as an inpatient in October last year, one of her final wishes was to be there for her new grandson's Christening Read more

Glorious gardens to welcome visitors for St Wilfrid’s Hospice

St Wilfrid’s Open Gardens season will be returning this year between 13th April and 27th July. From sprawling country estates, to secret gardens and skilfully-maintained compact hideaways, a range of beautiful gardens across East Sussex will be opened up for St Wilfrid’s Hospice Read more

'Giving something back' - Bet Faulkner is running the London Marathon in memory of her parents, Alan and Sian

The London Marathon. People take on the experience of its 26.2 miles for a myriad of reasons; for most it’s a once-in-a-lifetime challenge. Simply put, as it was by Bet, ‘to give something back.’ Read more