Remembrance Service, Light up a Life, Cambridge start time

If you are planning on attending our remembrance service,  Light up a Life, service taking place on Sunday 3 December at the Arthur Rank Hospice Charity in Cambridge, please note that it will now be starting at 4.30 pm. The service, which lasts around 30 minutes, will feature carols, poetry, and music, and as the … Continued

A milestone for Hospice Care: Kate Barry’s Journey to Becoming a Registered Nursing Associate

We’re delighted to share the news of a remarkable achievement within our in-Patient Unit team, in Cambridge. Kate Barry has completed her Nursing Associate Apprenticeship, marking a significant milestone as the first Nursing Associate in our organisation. Kate shared: “Being given this opportunity to progress in my career has been a great privilege. Shaping a … Continued

New Access Number for Patients and Caregivers for Palliative Care Support

Effective immediately, access to the Specialist Palliative Care Hub via telephone has transitioned from the previous option 3 on 111, to a simplified process. Now, those seeking palliative care advice and support can simply dial 111 and select the ‘Palliative and End of Life Care’ option. This streamlined approach ensures easier access to the 24-hour … Continued

COVID-19: overview shops and retail

Please note that all updates on this website page submitted before December 2020, are now out of date ___ LATEST COVID-19 NEWS, CLICK HERE OVERVIEW CLINICAL SERVICES, CLICK HERE OVERVIEW WIDER COMMUNITY SERVICES, CLICK HERE SPONSOR A NURSE ___ LATEST UPDATE: Friday 1 April 2022 Mask wearing is left to the discretion of our customers. We continue … Continued

You’ve Helped Us Be There

Our Help Us Be There campaign has raised an incredible £125,598.26, funding more than 200 additional nights of care. Thank you. We are so grateful to everyone that chose to support this vital appeal. We launched ‘Help Us Be There’ on 15 May 2019, with the aim of raising £100,000 to fund an additional 200 … Continued

2.6 Challenge Success!

Team Arthur comes together to complete 2.6 Challenges around the county and raise vital funds for the Hospice! On Sunday 26 April, supporters of the Arthur Rank Hospice Charity began virtually celebrating what would have been the 40th Anniversary of the London Marathon by completing the #twopointsixchallenge! Participants were invited to dream up their own … Continued

Celebrating Jane! 

Our Inpatient Unit Manager, Jane Van De Peer, started her 20 year Arthur Rank Hospice journey in April 2000. We managed to find a couple of minutes with her, during her busy shift, to find out what made her want to work in this field, what has changed since she started and what it is … Continued

Join us and the nation

The Arthur Rank Hospice Charity, like so many charities across the UK, has been hugely impacted by the cancellation of fundraising events due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Initial forecasts estimate a loss of £700,000 over the next six months for the Charity. The Virgin Money London Marathon alone, which should have taken place on Sunday … Continued

50 Runners Complete

On Sunday 8 March, over 10,000 runners took part in this year’s Cambridge Half Marathon. Incredibly for those taking part, the new 2020 course guided runners through the historic grounds of both Kings College and Jesus College. This year Arthur Rank Hospice was supported by 50 amazing #TeamArthur runners, who bravely took on the iconic … Continued

Feel good about making a Will

Arthur Rank Hospice Charity will once again benefit from the Wills scheme run by Ashtons Legal, where £10 from every Will made is is donated to local causes.  Last year we received a cheque for over £1200 as a result of the scheme.Many of us put off making a Will, which means that the laws … Continued

Knitted Chicks wanted ahead of Easter!

Calling all knitters! You helped us so much with our knitted stocking appeal, can you extend that support to knitting Easter chicks? We would love to have a supply of Easter chicks that we can sell at various outlets in the lead up to the Easter period and raise vital funds for Arthur Rank Hospice … Continued