St Gemma’s Hospice received 1,313 new referrals for patient care
We cared for 538 patients in the Hospice In-Patient Unit
The St Gemma’s community team, of doctors and nurses, made 5,682 visits to patients in their own homes
There were 998 attendances to St Gemma’s Day Services
Around a third of patients admitted to St Gemma’s Hospice In-Patient Unit were discharged and the average length of stay was 13 days
Our team of volunteers contributed over 124,000 hours across all areas, including bereavement support, gardening, fundraising and administration
26% of our income came from our grant from the NHS. The rest was raised by our brilliant and committed community of supporters
We trained 535 healthcare professionals
We had 571,619 customers to our chain of 24 charity shops.
St Gemma’s Hospice has around 263 employees. Of those, 160 employees directly support patient care (such as nursing and medical teams, social workers, housekeepers and therapists). The remainder work in non-patient areas, such as our charity shops, fundraising department and support teams such as finance and IT.
St Gemma’s Hospice has a team of over 894 volunteers, working in a variety of roles supporting departments throughout the organisation.
It costs St Gemma’s…
£2 to buy a patient information pack, giving practical advice to patients and carers.
£5 to buy a selection of bulbs and seeds for our award winning gardens so our in-patients and their families can relax in a colourful and peaceful setting.
£10 to provide a delicious 3 course meal for one of our In-Patients.
£15 to help keep a patient mobile and independent by providing physiotherapy support.
£30 to provide expert telephone advice and support to a patient at home.
£50 per group session to provide support to a child experiencing a loved one’s illness and death.
£75 to provide a complementary therapy session for a patient, or carer, which could include massage, aromatherapy or hypnotherapy.
£100 to provide a specialist bereavement support session.
£145 to provide an intravenous therapy to an Out-Patient.
£250 for a St Gemma’s community team member to visit a patient in their own home and provide telephone and other support to them and their family.
£325 for a patient to visit St Gemma’s Day Services.
£450 per day to care for one In-Patient staying at the Hospice, covering everything from expert care, to meals and medicines.
£750 to help fund a syringe driver, a battery operated pump that provides continuous, effective pain relief.
£1,040 an hour to provide all our services.
£6,500 on average to care for an individual patient referred to our services.
£26,000 to run all St Gemma’s services for one day.