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This is . . . Respite During a Pandemic – Havens Hospices Uses Tech to Talk 

Date Posted
26 June, 2020

Havens Hospices is using technology to helping them to continue caring during the Coronavirus. Providing ‘socially-distant’ palliative and supportive care during the pandemic hasn’t been easy, but is creating ‘creative opportunities’ to still provide a level of respite for patients...

This is…Emma’s story

Date Posted
25 June, 2020

Stanley suffered from a rare genetic condition called Tay Sachs. Diagnosed at just 14 months old, he very quickly developed complex symptoms including frightening seizures. Stanley’s care needs were huge – his family looked after him around-the-clock, a daunting prospect...

Forgotten families: Families feel more isolated than ever under lockdown

Date Posted
25 June, 2020

Covid 19 has made an already difficult, isolating situation considerably harder. Our new study, launched in Children’s Hospice Week, in collaboration with Martin House Research Centre and the University of Southampton reveals that most families caring for a child with...

EACH continues to go above & beyond in the Covid-19 Pandemic

Date Posted
23 June, 2020
Tracy Rennie, Acting EACH Chief Executive

One of the first things to strike me during a recent visit to The Nook was how everybody was working in a completely different way, but with huge confidence and as though they’d always been doing it. I guess our...


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