Caring through the third pandemic wave – an update on our services
As we head into the third wave of the Covid pandemic in the UK, here at Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice, the protection of patients and families as well as staff and volunteers is still our number one priority.
Hospice welcomes new joint CEO Simon Fuller
We’re delighted to welcome Simon Fuller, as he takes over the joint leadership of Birmingham St Mary’s and John Taylor Hospices.
Hospice Bereavement Counsellors share their wisdom as part of National Grief Awareness Week
As a proud partner of this year’s National Grief Awareness Week, our Bereavement Service team is sharing insight into grief and loss
W Wing Yip and Brothers Foundation donation provides grieving children with keepsakes to remember their loved ones
Thanks to the generosity of the W Wing Yip and Brothers Foundation, our Children’s Team can now purchase vital resources to help bereaved children keep memories of their loved ones alive
Shared records will improve care in Birmingham and Solihull
People living in Birmingham and Solihull will soon get better, safer care and treatment, thanks to the introduction of joined-up health and care records.
Hospice to mark Pancreatic Cancer Month with live virtual play
On 24th November, we will be hosting a live, online performance of Homeward Bound – a play based on the true story of Seth and Lesley Goodburn and the 33 short and heart-breaking days from Seth’s diagnosis with pancreatic cancer to his death.
Birmingham St Mary’s shows what it takes to provide end of life care in Covid times this #HospiceCareWeek
This year, a year like never before, play your part in Hospice Care Week…
Black History Month 2020
Black History Month is a time to counteract the invisibility of black people’s contribution to society and a way to challenge the negative stereotypes black people face on a daily basis.
Hospice launches new Homelessness Support Service
We’re proud to announce the launch of a new service that will ensure people who are homeless in the city receive high quality palliative and end of life care – and bereavement support – that is tailored to their needs.
Bogus door-to-door collections alert
We have been informed that someone claiming to be fundraising for Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice and using one of our collection tins, has been knocking on people’s doors in some areas of south Birmingham asking for donations to the Hospice. They have also asked for people’s bank details. Please be aware this person is NOT […]
Hospice to host virtual memorial service for those affected by bereavement in Care Homes
Join us to remember family, friends and care home residents who have died during the Covid-19 pandemic. Thursday 6th August | 7pm to 8pm (live via Zoom and Facebook Live via the Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice Facebook page) With national guidelines leading to visiting restrictions in care homes across the city, many people have faced […]
New intake of Care Homes invited to join Six Steps to Success Programme
Following a successful intake of over 23 organisations since the launch of our Six Steps to Success programme in 2019, we are delighted to once again be inviting Care Homes across South and Central Birmingham to ‘step on’ to this engaging programme of training and support aimed at improving end of life care for residents […]