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Volunteering after Retirement – The Unexpected Joys 

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Jutta, one of our amazing Reception Volunteers at our Inpatient Unit at Michael Sobell House, shared her experience of working in our Inpatient Unit and the joys it has brought her. Read her story below. Harlington Hospice (HH): How long have you been a volunteer with us and what inspired you to volunteer with us?  […]

Powerday Charity Shop raises £50,000 for Harlington hospice

Three men and a woman stand behind a large cheque that reads, Powerday Waste Weekend Charity Shop, Twenty Thousand Pounds.

Waste Weekend events raised total of £50,000 for Harlington Hospice over the past 4 year Everyone at Harlington Hospice is deeply appreciative of the continuous support from Powerday over the last four years. Through their recycled goods charity shop at West Drayton, Waste Weekend Charity Shop they have raised £20,000 this year, making a running […]

Suraj’s volunteering story

Suraj has been a volunteer at Michael Sobell House since his mother was supported by our team three years ago. After working across our Fundraising and Inpatient Unit Teams in various volunteering capacities, Suraj shared his experience with us. Read his story below. “My mum had been staying at the Inpatient Unit, about three years […]

Ickenham & District Society of Model Engineers

A group of 7 people, a mixture of men and women, stand outside holding a giant cheque.

Our Team spoke to the Ickenham & District Society of Model Engineers about why they chose to support Michael Sobell House with the money raised from their model railway and stall.   The Ickenham & District Society of Model Engineers has been supporters of Michael Sobell House for a number of years. In November 2023, they […]

The full hospice experience, more than just a place at the end of life.

Nicole was first supported by our Wellbeing Team in Michael Sobell House as an outpatient before her symptoms worsened and she came to stay at our Inpatient Unit to receive more specialised pain and wound management. Below she shares her experiences and how her perspective of hospice care has changed since being supported by us.   […]

Royal Parks Half Marathon 2023

Congratulations to our 2023 Royal Parks Half Marathon Team. They have raised an incredible £6173 in total.   We were so pleased to have such a fantastic team of runners in the Royal Parks Half Marathon 2023. Their dedication and determination, throughout their training and fundraising leading up to the event on Sunday 8th October 2023 […]

Harlington Hospice receives Compassionate Workplace Award

A London hospice has been recognised as a Compassionate Workplace by Compassionate Communities UK (CCUK). Harlington Hospice has been given a Compassionate Workplace Award by CCUK, following an assessment of its compassionate culture and future plans to further this work. CCUK trustee Steve Crabb, who presented the Harlington Team with its accreditation said, “How our […]

Your Hospice, Our News: November 2023

Matron Carol stands with a woman in a blue sari in our gardens at Lansdowne House

Your Hospice, Our News is filled to the brim with interesting stories and perspectives from key members, volunteers and fundraisers across our organisation. Read our latest newsletter

Cooking: The personal touch at Michael Sobell House

Hand cooked, golden chips sit on a plate next to a pink salmon fillet sprinkled with pepper and next to green peas

Daniel, our chef at Michael Sobell House, takes great pride in his work and each meal he creates. As with all aspects of our care his cooking style is based around each person who stays with us. Below Daniel reflects on his role and the importance of tailoring each meal. “I first started cooking in […]

A testimony of compassionate care – MP Grant Shapps personal story

Grant's father stands with three of his grandchildren at a aircraft hanger.

Grant Shapps MP spoke to our Communications Manager about his and his family’s experiences at our Inpatient Unit at Michael Sobell House. Our Team first cared for Grant’s family in 1982 when his grandmother stayed with us and recently we were able to offer our care once again as we supported Grant’s father during his […]

Matron Carol stands with a woman in a blue sari in our gardens at Lansdowne House

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