This year, Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice is celebrating its 40th anniversary of providing hospice care across Birmingham and Sandwell.

The Hospice was founded by a remarkable woman called Monica Pearce in 1979. She envisioned the Hospice to be for people of all faiths and none, to support patients as well as loved ones, and, essentially, to provide comfort for local people nearing the end of their lives.

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