Are all your ducks in a row?

We know it can be a bit overwhelming to think about the big question of practicalities when you die. But it can make life so much simpler for your loved ones if you spend a bit of time thinking about these important questions now. Of course, we all  try our best to keep things simple… … Continued

What is a Nursing Associate Apprenticeship and why is it important?

Arthur Rank Hospice Charity are proud to support two trainees who are currently working towards qualifying as Nursing Associates. Kate Barry and Sam Barclay started their two year Apprenticeship roles at the beginning of September 2021 and are learning on-the-job, as they work on the Inpatient Unit at our Shelford based Hospice. We caught up … Continued

5 Stars (again!) for our Bistro

Our Bistro at Shelford Bottom in Cambridge, prides itself on delivering a freshly prepared and home cooked menu of delicious items for patients, their visitors and the general public. Furthermore it has the additional responsibility of maintaining stringent cleanliness and hygiene practices, as you would expect from any establishment serving food. We are pleased to … Continued

Light up a Life with Arthur Rank Hospice Charity

Arthur Rank Hospice Charity welcomed 300 people outside its Shelford Bottom home, at 5pm on Sunday 5 December for Light up a Life, sponsored by Peasgood and Skeates. The special annual event is an important opportunity for family members, friends, patients, volunteers, colleagues and supporters to gather together whilst remembering those they love. Responding to … Continued

Olivia achieves two year qualification in just 12 months!

Congratulations were in order for Olivia Scott, Administrator for our Inpatient Unit and the Facilities team, who recently passed a level 3 certificate in Facilities Management with the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM). This is a double celebration as, as she was motivated to study one day a week in her own time, … Continued

Remembering Dad 15 years later

Setting up and sharing a Tribute Page for their loved one has brought comfort for many families. Often this is done shortly after a loved one dies, so the link can be shared for funeral donations to be collected and donated to a Charity. However, a family member contacted us recently to share with us … Continued

Palliative Care Hub wins ‘Primary Care Innovation of the Year’!

The Palliative Care Hub, which is a free out of hours phone service for anyone who needs specialist palliative care advice or support across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, has won ‘Primary Care Innovation of the Year’ at the annual Health Service Journal (HSJ) Awards. The prestigious awards which have been running for 40 years, draw attention to … Continued