The St Gemma’s Blog

Welcome to the St Gemma’s Hospice blog, where you’ll find all the latest news, updates and stories from across the organisation.


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Hospice Care Everywhere – End of Life Care for People Experiencing Homelessness

Bo’s Story

The Year in Numbers 2019/20

Hannah’s Story

Sinead’s Story

Caring During Covid: Six Months Reflection

Heather’s Story

Jean’s Story

Andrea’s Story

Path of Life Improvements

Chief Nurse Heather McClelland reflects on the last six months

Vicky’s Story

Leanne’s Story

Deborah’s Story

Stuart’s Story

Lisa’s Story

Our Charity Shops are Back!

Grief and Loss Support Line

Gillian’s Poem

A Practical Guide About Funerals During the Coronavirus/Covid-19 Pandemic

A Message from Sister Therese

Caring Kib

Coronavirus: Current Information and Advice

Kaiser Chiefs Lend their Support

St Gemma’s is in the Top 100 Not-For-Profit Organisations to Work For

St Gemma’s ranked in The Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers List!

Could you design our 2020 Christmas card?

Tips for Coping at Christmas

Christmas Isn’t Always Merry and Bright

Sita’s Story

Karen’s Story

‘Most of St Gemma’s patients never set foot in the Hospice building’

St Gemma’s ranked one of UK’s top charities to work for!

Shining a Light on Hospice Care

Introducing Our New Chief Nurse

Highlights of the Year 2017/18

BBC Children in Need Continues Support For Our Young People’s Service

Why our Chief Executive will be losing sleep at the 2018 Leeds Big Sleep!

Improving Dementia Care Training for Hospice Staff in Yorkshire and the Humber

The Secret Art Project Fundraiser Returns!

Studying for the European Certificate of Essential Palliative Care at St Gemma’s Hospice

An Incredible Year of Fundraising in 2016/17

What Makes St Gemma’s Outstanding?

St Gemma’s CQC Report Chief Executive Statement

St Gemma’s Hospice is Officially ‘Outstanding’!

A Patient’s Wish Comes True