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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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Online recording studio lets children with life threatening illness collaborate with schools21 November 2006Arts charity Rosetta Life today launched thesongrooms.org - a ground-breaking online music-making project which enables marginalised young people with serious and life threatening illnesses to make music and upload it to a website where others can share the pool of sounds and add to it.
Launch concert at London’s Unicorn Children’s Theatre on 11th December21 November 2006with young performers from hospices in Europe and Africa
ITVs This Morning Christmas Appeal: Help a Hospice20 November 2006We are delighted that ITV’s This Morning programme, which airs on Monday-Friday from 10.30am -12.25pm, has chosen hospice care as the subject of its Christmas Appeal this year.
Scissor Sisters give a big hand to hospices - Enter competition to win exclusive signed merchandise!10 November 2006Help the Hospices is delighted to announce that chart-topping band The Scissor Sisters Have chosen us to be their Official Charity Partner for the bands end-of-tour concert at Wembley Arena on Sunday November 26th.
Argos sells reindeer food to boost hospice funds at Christmas03 November 2006150,000 packets of Reindeer Food are being sold in all 643 Argos stores throughout the UK for a suggested charity donation of £1 each.
KPMG: New Partnership to raise £400K for hospice care24 October 2006KPMG UK, a leading provider of professional services, including audit, tax, financial and risk advisory services, has selected Help the Hospices, the national charity for the hospice movement, to be it’s new staff selected charity partner.
Hospices strike gold with UK's largest workforce16 October 2006700% Increase in Donors to Royal Mail Group’s Payroll Giving Scheme Help the Hospices has become the largest single beneficiary of payroll giving by Royal Mail Group’s 193,000 strong workforce, receiving more than £170,000 in new payroll giving revenue since April 2005 when it became Royal Mail’s Major Supported Charity. Prior to the relationship, annual revenues for Help...
Free event open for all09 October 2006National hospice charity Help the Hospices and St Christopher’s Hospice held a drop-in open day at Hospice House, 34-44 Britannia St, London WC1 (near Kings X station) on Tuesday 17th October from 2pm-6.30pm.
New report access to end of life care for everyone05 October 2006Urgent government action is needed to ensure that all sections of society have equal and adequate access to the care they need when coping with terminal illness, according to a major new report by the charity Help the Hospices.
Leading performance poets help hospice users explore death and dying in international poetry competition27 September 2006 - Celebration event to be held at the Tate Modern on October 6th, hosted by poet Patience Agbabi.   Wendy Cope, Adrian Mitchell, Alice Oswald, Roger Robinson and Francesca Beard all involved.