St Luke’s Hospice Plymouth is an independent charity providing specialist advice and support to people with progressive life-limiting illnesses in Plymouth, South West Devon and East Cornwall. We believe that everyone deserves quality end of life care, no matter where.
We work with our community, in partnership with others, to achieve dignity, comfort and choice for people affected by life-limiting illnesses through delivering and influencing exceptional care.
Professionalism, Respect, Compassion, Integrity. Our values are at the core of all our services. They inspire us and drive us, to ensure we provide the best possible care to as many local people as we can reach; living and dying with a terminal illness.
We need your support
Our vision is a community where no person has to die alone, in pain or distress. In order to continue our vital work, we need to raise over £4 million each and every year. Without your support this would not be possible.
As two of the city’s most popular fundraising events are launched this month, St Luke’s Hospice Plymouth is laying down a challenge to men and women in the community - who can raise the most funds for the vital end of life care the charity…
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So what makes a good death? In hospice care we certainly have an idea in mind of what a good death looks like: peaceful; in bed; pain and other symptoms controlled; loved ones by the bedside, or at least with that option; relationships restored;…
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At a recent conference one of the speakers spoke about the death of his three year old son. He wrote this for his other older son: Even in the darkest depths, when the world seems so unkind, there will always be a glimmer of light in the…
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Each year we welcome around 100 yr4 #studentdoctors from @pupsmd @PlymUni. This open and honest interview with the students talks through their first impressions, challenges and how they will use the skills gained in their future career. #mypathtomedicine @BMAstudents @WeEOLC
Just watched @CallTheMidwife1 😢 such a moving and beautiful program. Death can be beautiful as well as birth💙makes me feel very proud to do the job I do, everyone is entitled to a good death,part of our role as nurses is to facilitate and advocate for that #lovenursecrane 💪🏻