Entries by Rhianne Walkey

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BLOG: Our five-year strategy

Collaborating with our partners, other healthcare professionals, and our staff and volunteers has enabled us to set out a strategy to help us meet the significant challenges facing us as a charity. We are proud of the progress we have made over the last five years and that really is down to our hard-working, dedicated […]

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BLOG: Legion of local ladies go back to the 80s

Gathering together for the city’s most popular ladies’ night out, St Luke’s Midnight Walk, more than 1,300 women pounded the pavements on 20 July, raising funds for the specialist end of life care we provide for people at home, in hospital and at our specialist unit at Turnchapel. Stepping back in time and getting into […]

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BLOG: Elmer unleashed

Finally, after months of anticipation and with excitement filling the room, came the big reveal! At a special launch event earlier this month at Herd HQ, the curtain was lifted on the mammoth mob of enchanting elephant sculptures ready for Elmer’s Big Parade, which is raising awareness and funds for St Luke’s this summer. Among […]

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BLOG: We’re back in town

Our much-loved nurses were on hand for the launch of the new-look St Luke’s furniture store in Launceston at the beginning of this month. The opening followed the closure of our outlet in the centre of the town back in February, with the new location on Hursdon Road carefully chosen by our charity so the […]

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BLOG: Special recognition for the hospital team

Across Derriford Hospital are St Luke’s specialist doctors, nurses, therapists and social workers who work alongside the hospital staff, using their expertise in end of life care and support to make a difference to terminally ill patients across every ward in their last weeks and days of life. This dedicated team – which looks after […]

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BLOG: Plymouth Community Awards 2019

A big-hearted powerhouse of a fundraiser, a selfless, long-serving volunteer and a woman who has helped countless families emotionally and practically during their toughest times were celebrated at last night’s Plymouth Community Awards 2019 – and St Luke’s Hospice Plymouth was the link between them! The annual awards, which note the achievements of those who […]