Blog

Our blog delivers both insightful and informative content on a wide range of topics, representing our diverse St Clare team and championing best practice in hospice care.
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A day in the life of a Physiotherapist

Physiotherapy is a key part of the support we offer to people across the Hospice – both in the Inpatient...


Why we need to normalise grief

Our new Bereavement Volunteer Manager, Fiona Venus, explains a little bit more about our Bereavement Support Services, and the power...


Nurses are, needed: Rachel’s story

Rachel has been a staff nurse on the Inpatient Unit at St Clare Hospice for 12 years and originally came...


Volunteering in a pandemic: Julie & Peter’s story

St Clare volunteers, Julie and Peter Rose, have supported the Hospice for over 8 years. From working in the Harlow...


Nurses are, needed: Anne’s story

Anne is a Hospice at Home Team Leader at St Clare Hospice and has been a nurse in the local...


Bereavement support during a pandemic

“We always have a laugh, and always try to end on a high. People have told us that they joined...


Caring through Covid: Palliative Care Consultant

Our community can take heart in knowing what amazing services and support they have at St Clare and we take...


Supporting through Covid: Patient and Family Support Manager

I had a real sense of responsibility - that we were all in this together and we had to make...


Caring during Covid: Housekeeper & Nursing Assistant

“I take my hat off to all my colleagues on the Inpatient Unit; I’ve only been working half the time...


Keeping us safe on the Frontline during Covid

Maggie, who is a member of the Facilities team, caught up with us about the vital role the Housekeepers have...