Posts Tagged ‘volunteers’

Church group volunteers help prepare new cancer centre garden for patients

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

A group of local church volunteers have helped to clear a previously unused area next to Chart Lodge at Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, which provides on-site accommodation for patients going through intensive radiotherapy treatment.

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Church group volunteers help prepare new cancer centre garden for patients

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

A group of local church volunteers have helped to clear a previously unused area next to Chart Lodge at Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, which provides on-site accommodation for patients going through intensive radiotherapy treatment. This area will now be transformed into a quiet and peaceful garden for patients and families to use between treatments. Above: […]

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Calling all hairdressers, massage therapists, beauticians, singers, craft makers and entertainers!

Friday, March 18th, 2016

The Trust’s voluntary services team is looking to set up a group of very special volunteers with an assortment of skills – including hairdressers, singers, musicians, story tellers, manicurists, magicians and craft makers – who would like to visit patients who are in hospital for long periods of time, or approaching the end of their […]

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Calling all hairdressers, massage therapists, beauticians, singers, craft makers and entertainers!

Friday, March 18th, 2016

The Trust’s voluntary services team is looking to set up a group of very special volunteers with an assortment of skills – including hairdressers, singers, musicians, story tellers, manicurists, magicians and craft makers – who would like to visit patients who are in hospital for long periods of time, or approaching the end of their […]

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Make volunteering at the Lister your New Year’s resolution

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

Hospitals are busy places, but for patients on the wards the days can seem long.  Patients are often frail or confused so a visitor or activity can brighten their day and really improve their state of mind and general well-being.  

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Make volunteering at the Lister your New Year’s resolution

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

Hospitals are busy places, but for patients on the wards the days can seem long.  Patients are often frail or confused so a visitor or activity can brighten their day and really improve their state of mind and general well-being. One volunteer, Ros Whitfield, said, “It’s lovely to be part of something special and it’s […]

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Hospital celebrates long serving staff and volunteers

Monday, November 24th, 2014

Last Friday, staff and volunteers from the Lister, QEII and Hertford County hospitals, and the Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, celebrated those staff who have worked for the Trust for more than 25 years.  There were also two very special volunteers who have been lending a helping hand for more than 20 years each.  Staff and […]

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Volunteers sought to support cancer patients

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

The Trust’s doctors and nurses provide amazing care for cancer patients at the Lister, but they need volunteers to help support cancer patients and their families through tough times.  The new Lister Macmillan Cancer Centre, which is set to open in June 2014, will be the new home for the hospital’s existing Macmillan Information and […]

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Make brightening a patient’s day your new year’s resolution

Friday, January 10th, 2014

Our doctors and nurses provide amazing care for elderly patients, but we need volunteers to help brighten their day whilst in hospital. No-one wants to be in hospital, but elderly patients in particular can be in for a long time and the days can drag. Often frail or confused, a visitor or activity can brighten […]

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