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In the last week of her 6-month GP trainee rotation at Michael Sobell House, Dr Mariam Koronfel spoke to Harry, our Communications Officer, about her time working on the Inpatient Unit. Mariam shared about her experience of working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, the value of simply being present for someone else, and the […]
Imam Rizwan Rawat, chaplain at Michael Sobell House and part of the Spiritual Care Team, was recently involved in organising a Muslim burial over the last week of someone’s life. Here, he discusses the importance of a quick burial in Islam, the organisation of the burial and how working with the Watford Muslim Community made […]
Harlington Hospice’s Child & Adolescent Bereavement Service Launches Pilot Project on Neurodiversity and Grief.
Harlington Hospice’s Child and Adolescent Bereavement Service (CABS) has successfully secured National Lottery Community Funding for a project about Neurodiversity and grief, specifically focusing on Psychoeducation and Parent and Carer Support. Since receiving this grant CABS has launched its first series of Parent Support Groups taking place from March till June 2023. In the past […]
Bhavini Pandya has been an Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy Assistant at Michael Sobell House in Northwood for almost eight years. Here, she talks about her work and how their Rehab Team supports local people who are facing advancing illness to continue living life in a way that is meaningful to them. I’m an Occupational Therapy […]
Chris West, Former Wellbeing Services Lead at Harlington Hospice and Michael Sobell House, spoke to Harry Steele, our Communications Officer, about the importance of discussing end-of-life wishes, the transition from life to death, and the small acts of reassurance that can mean so much to a family. Harry writes below. One of the most […]
Dr Ros Taylor MBE has been Medical Director at Harlington Hospice and the Michael Sobell Hospice since January 2020. Recently, she spoke with our Communications Officer, Harriet Steele, about how the medical landscape has developed over her career, the importance of holism in medical care and the role of hospices in breaking the silence around […]