Are you accepting donations?
We are pleased to announce that we will be accepting charity shop donations from Wednesday 16 September!
Due to the generosity of our caring community resulting in an overwhelming volume of donations,…
https://www.stlukes-hospice.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/SHOPS-BLOG.png7731030Rhianne Walkeyhttps://www.stlukes-hospice.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/stlukes-logo.pngRhianne Walkey2020-09-10 13:20:052020-09-10 13:36:07Help us to keep our shops running smoothly
When your vital work caring for terminally ill people already takes its toll on you emotionally, how do you cope when it is made so much more challenging by the pandemic and its impact on not only the families St Luke’s serves, but the welfare…
https://www.stlukes-hospice.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/EOLCS-BLOG-2.png7731030Rhianne Walkeyhttps://www.stlukes-hospice.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/stlukes-logo.pngRhianne Walkey2020-08-05 12:46:492020-08-05 12:46:49BLOG: Keep calm and carry on: how our End of Life Urgent Care Service continues to rise to the challenge during the pandemic
For most people, changing jobs and joining the staff of a new organisation can be a time of trepidation as well as excitement – but what is it like when your arrival and induction happen to coincide with a global pandemic? Claire Fisher,…
https://www.stlukes-hospice.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Head-of-Finance.png7731030Jesse Cambridgehttps://www.stlukes-hospice.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/stlukes-logo.pngJesse Cambridge2020-07-31 13:12:522020-08-05 12:53:43BLOG: Meet our new Head of Finance
Written by Dr Jeff Stephenson, Consultant at St Luke's Hospice Plymouth
I didn’t pay much attention to the news stories about Wuhan, and the Facebook posts from fellow Christians there asking for prayer. I probably said a few ‘arrow…
https://www.stlukes-hospice.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/DR-JEFF-BLOG.png7731030Robert Maltbyhttps://www.stlukes-hospice.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/stlukes-logo.pngRobert Maltby2020-07-16 12:42:102020-07-16 12:47:45BLOG: COVID diary of a hospice Consultant
Following official safety advice relating to mass participation events during the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the city’s best-loved charities has announced the cancellation of two of its flagship fundraising events for this year.
https://www.stlukes-hospice.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/MDOMNW-BLOG-HEADER.png7731030Rhianne Walkeyhttps://www.stlukes-hospice.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/stlukes-logo.pngRhianne Walkey2020-06-30 14:56:132020-06-30 20:50:14Statement: Men’s Day Out and Midnight Walk cancelled
In May, at the height of the pandemic, Dr Doug Hooper, Consultant in Palliative Medicine in the St Luke’s team at Derriford, shared how it felt to be ‘in the eye of the storm’ at the hospital, with this specialist team extending their…
https://www.stlukes-hospice.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/HOSPITAL-BLOG-INSTA.png7731030Rhianne Walkeyhttps://www.stlukes-hospice.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/stlukes-logo.pngRhianne Walkey2020-06-26 14:43:482020-06-29 10:52:46Continuing our compassionate care for hospital patients
With just a month as Manager of our Modbury charity shop under her belt before lockdown forced the temporary closure of all St Luke’s stores, new recruit Nesha Clemens is finding that redeployment to the reception team at Turnchapel is…
“It’s almost an over-used phrase these days, but I want my children to know it really is okay not to be okay. If they feel happy and want to have fun, that’s great, but if they feel sad or anxious they don’t have to pretend otherwise.”
https://www.stlukes-hospice.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Fathers-Day-BLOG.png7731030Robert Maltbyhttps://www.stlukes-hospice.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/stlukes-logo.pngRobert Maltby2020-06-18 15:27:232020-06-18 15:27:23BLOG: Remembering a special daddy on Father’s Day
His gentle humour, a shared visit to Stonehenge and The Beatles’ music are just three of the things that Suzy Bennett thinks about, remembering her much-loved dad Jim Tozer, who sadly died last October, aged 68.
With today being the…
https://www.stlukes-hospice.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Fathers-Day-Suzy-BLOG.png7731030Robert Maltbyhttps://www.stlukes-hospice.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/stlukes-logo.pngRobert Maltby2020-06-17 11:14:432020-06-19 11:42:40BLOG: All you need is love – first Father’s Day without Dad
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