Kerry Smyth, from Solihull, is joining our team of super Santas taking part in the Jingle Bell Jog in memory of her mom, Sheila, who was cared for by Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice. She explains why she’s lacing up her trainers this year to support The Hospice Charity Partnership.

We caught up with the members of the Therapies Team who are based at Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice to find out how the team has changed following the merger and the team’s upcoming projects to support patients.

Lesley came to Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice three years ago after being diagnosed with skin lymphoma. She explains how Birmingham St Mary’s bereavement counsellors, Day Hospice and Support at Home service have offered her vital support when she needed it most.

Following the merger between Birmingham St Mary’s and John Taylor Hospice on Monday, we wanted to share some positive stories and catch up with our staff members as they begin their new roles as part of The Hospice Charity Partnership – and perhaps introduce you to some new members of the team.­­

John, our Retail District Support Manager is running the London Marathon this year for the 2nd time in aid of Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice. Read on to find out why.

In the spirit of Afternoon Tea Week, we are inviting you to organise one of your own to raise even more vital funds for the Hospice!

Jo was due to run the Shakespeare marathon in April 2020 but due to the pandemic the race was sadly cancelled. However this didn’t stop her from taking on her own challenge to raise vital funds for Hospice care.

We want to thank everyone who has taken the time to share their experience of Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice on the independent feedback platform, Care Opinion.

Birmingham St Mary’s is joining people across the country to celebrate and say “thank you” to our neighbours, friends, and everyone who has made the past year that little bit better.

In a bid to stand out from the crowd our retail staff and volunteers have revamped the Harborne shop and our customers are loving it!

Tina saw the impact that Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice’s services have during her father David’s final days. She is now sharing her story and thanking the staff who supported Tina and her family during a truly devastating time.

Grandmother Susan tells the story of the lifechanging impact that Birmingham St Mary’s Children’s Bereavement Service had on her grandson Adam.


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