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A chance meeting

A chance meeting in 1972 between Dr Alistair Laing, Consultant Radiotherapist and Dr Eric Hughes of the National Society for Cancer Relief (NSCR, latterly Macmillan), resulted in a report confirming the need for specialist palliative care for people living with a terminal illness. The President of the NSCR, Sir Michael Sobell, was impressed by the […]

1977 – 3

With funding from the NHS, Sir Michael Sobell and the local community, enough funds were raised to build a specialist palliative care unit, and the Michael Sobell Hospice opened its doors ito its first patients.

1977 – 2

With funding from the NHS, Sir Michael Sobell and the local community, enough funds were raised to build a specialist palliative care unit, and the Michael Sobell Hospice opened its doors ito its first patients.

1977 – 1

With funding from the NHS, Sir Michael Sobell and the local community, enough funds were raised to build a specialist palliative care unit, and the Michael Sobell Hospice opened its doors ito its first patients.

A chance meeting 2

A chance meeting in 1972 between Dr Alistair Laing, Consultant Radiotherapist and Dr Eric Hughes of the National Society for Cancer Relief (NSCR, latterly Macmillan), resulted in a report confirming the need for specialist palliative care for people living with a terminal illness. The President of the NSCR, Sir Michael Sobell, was impressed by the […]

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

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