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Hospice school: How we help the children keep up with their schoolwork


You might be surprised to discover a schoolroom at our children’s hospice. Here, every day,…

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8 reasons why our summer pirate party rocked (the boat!)


As fun, laughter and creating special memories is at the heart of what we do…

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Furniture trends: How to bring style to your home with second-hand treasures from our furniture shops


This year the public consciousness has turned firmly to helping the planet, so it’s only…

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When play therapy turns into a river adventure


Helen & Douglas House is well-known for the respite care we provide to babies, children…

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Spare a thought for Dad’s like Jason this Father’s Day


Here at Helen & Douglas House we’re asking local families who are celebrating Father’s Day…

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Meet Rhian, our learning disability nurse


For Rhian, one of our learning disability nurses, no shift is ever the same which…

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The therapeutic value of cuddling and stroking a therapy cat at the children’s hospice


At Helen & Douglas House, we love to welcome animals into the hospice to complement…

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What does Mother’s Day mean to Helen & Douglas House mums?


Mother’s Day can be a precious time to celebrate the relationship between mother and child.…

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Meet Dr Emily Harrop


We caught up with our Consultant in Paediatric Palliative Care and Lead Doctor, Emily Harrop,…

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Spring fashion trends: Fresh spring finds from Helen & Douglas House charity shops


We’re delighted to introduce you to our Helen & Douglas House seasonal trend picks which…

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