Monthly Archives: June 2022

Welsh Three Peaks Challenge

After a few months of preparation, psyching themselves up and rising thousands of pounds along the way, 11 amazing supporters with their bags packed excitedly and apprehensively piled into mini buses kindly donated by David Spears Commercial Vehicles and and were driven to Snowdon by the Hospice van crew and one of our volunteers. Whilst…

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Zip Line Challenge

On Sunday 22nd May we had an absolutely fantastic morning watching our supporters Zip into action for Hospice of the Valleys! Thank you to everyone who took part, your support allows us to be there for people with life limiting illnesses and their families in our local area. We really couldn’t do it without amazing…

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Stuart’s Story

Stuart’s wife Sharon passed away in June 2021. Three years before this Sharon had undergone surgery to treat Bowel Cancer and no follow up treatment was needed.  Sadly, eighteen months later, the cancer returned and this is when Sharon was referred to the Hospice. Sharon and Stuart were parents to four children between the ages…

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Back in the Classroom!

May 2022 saw the re-introduction of the Hospice of The Valleys, 2 day Education programme; The principles and Practices of Palliative & End of Life Care. This was the first face-to-face teaching session since the start of the pandemic.  There was a general feeling among the attendees about how nice it was to get back…

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