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Harlington Hospice’s Child & Adolescent Bereavement Service Launches Pilot Project on Neurodiversity and Grief.

Child & Adolescent Bereavement Service Team standing next to their research poster on Neurodiversity and Grief, at Hospice UK 2022 Conference. In a staircase pictogram

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 […]

Beryl Howard Obituary – as seen in The Guardian

Michael Sobell Hospice Board Member Beryl Howard

‘Beryl Howard, my Grandma, who has died aged 85, was a palliative care nurse who rose through the ranks to become manager of the pioneering Michael Sobell hospice, based at Mount Vernon hospital, in Northwood, Middlesex. ‘Beryl was the first nurse to be on the management board of the hospital; as a manager she was […]

The Power of Pets

We know how important our pets are to us. They provide comfort, familiarity, and calmness, and it’s now recognised that they can make a huge difference to patients and families during traumatic times. Our Nurse Consultant, Jo Fernandes, is a keen horsewoman and runs a horse and pony visiting service that helps bereaved children and […]

Appeal To Supporters – we need you now more than ever!

With charities reportedly facing a significant loss of income over the next six months due to the Coronavirus outbreak, Michael Sobell Hospice Charity (MSHC) is no exception, and is now appealing to supporters for help. “It’s a devastating time for the charity fundraising team,” explained Ophelia Chambers-Henry, MSHC Events Manager. “In terms of income we’re […]

Hospice inpatient unit opens its doors to first patient

On Wednesday morning, a “relieved” Miriam Miles, 66, of Rickmansworth, was the first patient to be admitted to the newly refurbished Michael Sobell Hospice (MSH) inpatient unit after it underwent a major refurbishment project over the summer. Miriam, who was diagnosed with breast cancer over six years ago, will now work with the physiotherapy and […]

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

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