As we marked the one year anniversary of Coronavrius and Lockdown on 23 March, HHFT and Hospice staff joined the national day of reflection.
HHFT created this short video to remember those we have lost, those who have suffered and those who have cared.
The video includes three of our staff – Sophie, Hydee and Claire.

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Celebrating our Team at CoBH  

Congratulations to Sister Sandra Leonard who passed her Prescribing Pharmacology examination with flying colours as part of her Non-Medical Prescribing Course.  Well Done Sandra.

 

We are delighted that Claire Rickman, Charlotte Burgess and Serina Holdway are making fantastic progress on their apprenticeship courses.  Well Done Ladies.

 

We have welcomed two new registered nurses to the team, Kirsty Edwards and Rebecca Lee.  We’re delighted you have joined us and hope you will be very happy in your new roles at CoBH.

 

 

 

Thank You for the Lovely Goodies!

Lizzie, Alison’s daughter provided cream teas for all the mums on duty on Mothers Day.  Thank you Lizzie – they were delicious.

 

We have received a wonderful delivery of Easter Eggs from Andover Food Bank.  Thank you so much for these lovely Easter treats.

 

 

Order Your Easter Gifts by Tuesday 30th March in time for Easter Delivery

 

We have Easter Chicks and Easter Bunnies available at £3 each.  Order online from our website.

 

 

Final Call for Easter Raffle 
If you are on our database and given consent for us to contact you by post, you will have received our Easter Raffle and newsletter mailing.
If you wish to enter and haven’t already returned your entry, they must be with us by 5pm on Monday 29th March to be included.
The Draw will be made on Thursday 1st April and winners notified by phone where possible.  Winning numbers will be posted on our website on Friday 2nd April.

 

 

 

Become a Friend of the Hospice and join a community who value the vital care we give, recognise how it helps our patients live with dignity and as much comfort as possible when time is short.

Click here for more details and to join online or download the standing order form here.  You can also use the details on this form if you use online banking to set up your regular gift.

 

 

 

SAVE THE DATE: 10@10 LATE NIGHT WALK
Saturday 10th July 2021  

We are hoping to be able to have a ‘physical’ event this year.  We have had to move the date to July to give us some wiggle room in case  Covid restrictions are not relaxed in line with the Roadmap Dates.  Full details and entry links will be on our website from 10th May.  All previous participants will automatically receive details.  If you would have not taken part before and would like to receive details of this event, please email to join our mailing list.
With thanks to Harrow Way School and Stitch-a-Logo for their support of this event.

 

 

 

WELL DONE TO LUCY AND TOM
Better weather this month for Lucy Halpin and Tom Appleton who are running either 50k or 50 miles each every month throughout 2021 in memory of Kevlar Reid.
You can support this amazing duo on their epic challenge here.

 

Kickabout for Kev – Charity Football Match

Liam Heaton is organising a charity football match on Saturday 3rd July at Charlton Althletics Pitch in memory of Kevin Heaton who sadly lost his fight with Cancer in February 2020.

Please contact Liam on 07595 403420 for any further information.

Please see their justgiving page if you would like to support them.

 

Craig Mellor is taking part in the Isle of Wight Challenge in July in memory of Karen.  It’s along the spectacular southern cliffs, past the iconic Needles and up to Cowes, on to historic Ventnor, and back to Chale after an epic 106km journey.  You can support Craig here.

 

Vicky and Elena have signed up to two virtual running events this year to raise money for CoBH in memory of Alex Roberts . They are running the distance from Lands End to John O’Groats (874 miles) and will finish off with the Virtual London Marathon in October.  Go Girls!    You can support them here.

 

 

 

The Hospice remains closed to the public and visitor restrictions are in force for patients.  Only close family are allowed to visit for a limited time period.  Please speak to senior staff or call 01264 835288 to find out how this affects your family.  Visitors must wear a clinical grade face mask, and in certain situations, additional PPE.  These will be provided.   Please do not come to the hospice if you have any symptoms, are self-isolating or have been contact with someone with symptoms.

Take a virtual tour of the Hospice and our new gardens.

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Countess of Brecknock Hospice Trust -Covid-19 Update

Updated as of 15 April 2021:

Although Covid-19 restrictions are being relaxed, the Hospice is an acute medical facility and will remain closed to the public for the time being.

Please do not ask to be admitted to the Hospice as we need to protect our patients and staff.  Please put letters or donations in the Red Post Box in the porch. It is emptied regularly. 

Our Inpatient Unit is operating as normal but Visitor Restrictions remain in force.

Visits are restricted to close family only.  Number of visitors and duration of visits are also restricted.  Please speak to senior staff or call 01264 835288 to find out how this affects your family. 

All visitors to the Hospice must wear the required PPE, which will be provided.  Please do not come to the hospice if you have symptoms, are self-isolating or been in contact with someone with symptoms.

Thank you for your support and patience, and for helping to protect our patients and staff.

Michele Gard

Director of the Hospice Charitable Trust