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Spread some festive cheer & support St Kentigern

Spread some festive cheer & support St Kentigern

As you send festive wishes to your loved ones, why not support hospice care in your community. Our wonderful collection of bi-lingual Christmas cards are now on sale. We have a carefully selected range to suit all! Cards are available in packs of 10, priced at £3 per...
Hospice Team changing lives through music

Hospice Team changing lives through music

Music is a very emotive art, it is for everyone, in varied forms a type of personal solace and therapy. A North Wales hospice has been working with Music charity, Nordoff Robins to help a group of local people cope with bereavement.  St Asaph based, Kentigern Hospice...

St Asaph Hospice awarded planning permission

St Kentigern Hospice has been given the go-ahead for a £2 million project that will see the hospice significantly extend its day therapy; inpatient facilities and enhance its community provision. The St Asaph-based hospice hopes that work will begin by early next...
Dinah’s Diary – Consultant Nurse blog

Dinah’s Diary – Consultant Nurse blog

I’m Dinah Hickish and have been appointed as the first Consultant Nurse in Palliative Care in Wales and I’ve been in post since the 1st of January. This is very exciting. I have been working at the hospice since 2005, when I came as a very junior staff nurse. Back...
Dinah leads a new era of hospice care

Dinah leads a new era of hospice care

A specialist nurse who overcame the trauma of breast cancer is helping successfully pioneer a new era of hospice care in Wales and farther afield. Described as a ‘superstar’ by one of her patients, Dinah Hickish, 56, has been appointed the first Consultant Nurse in...