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Browse through the Help the Hospices news archive. This archive contains news items published prior to November 2008.

 

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Help the Hospices to help run major new £40 Million grants programme for hospices14 September 2006The Department of Health announced yesterday that Help the Hospices, the national charity for the hospice movement, has been chosen to work with the Department in managing a new £40 million grants programme for adult hospices in England. The money has been made available through the Government’s Dignity in Care programme for Older People.
Hospice volunteers valued at over £112 million12 September 2006Volunteer Value, a survey into the economic value of volunteers within hospice care, has found their value to charitable hospices in the UK is likely to be over £112 million.
Play Monday charities lottery05 September 2006Help the Hospices is one of the 70 charity partners to benefit from new online lottery monday. For the next five weeks monday is giving players the chance to win an extra £1m in cash and Help the Hospices is supporting a campaign to get everyone in Britain playing.
Omission of palliative care from HIV/AIDS care is causing unnecessary suffering15 August 2006At AIDS 2006 in Toronto, palliative care practitioners make urgent call for increased dialogue and treatment integration
Photographic gems raise £65,000 for Hospice Care28 July 2006Living Exposure (www.livingexposure.co.uk) – a contemporary photographic event, champagne reception and auction in aid of national hospice charity Help the Hospices and sponsored by photographic specialist underwriter Towergate Camerasure, last night raised £65,000 for the charity.
First Professor of Hospice Studies24 July 2006Professor Sheila Payne will become the UK’s first professor of Hospice Studies, at Lancaster University.
Argos Partnership with Help the Hospices21 July 2006Fundraising target exceeded by 66%
Living Exposure: Exclusive photography exhibition and Auction14 July 2006Living Exposure – a contemporary photographic event, champagne reception and auction in aid of national hospice charity Help the Hospices and sponsored by Towergate Camerasure Alliance is taking place at 6pm on the 27th July, at Bonhams, New Bond Street.
Archbishop backs World Hospice and Palliative Care Day 200613 July 2006Archbishop Desmond Tutu, patron of the Palliative Care Association in South Africa, has given his support to World Hospice and Palliative Care Day 2006 – a day of action which is being marked in more than 70 countries around the globe on 7th October.
Our time has come!!!! 27 times better chance of winning and more of your money to support hospice care!11 July 2006Monday, 17th July is Help the Hospices draw in Monday lottery and you enter this draw right now.