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Could you help raise £10,000 to fund a specialist Infection Control Nurse which could help our services to remain safe and open and continue to be a lifeline for our patients?

Although St Oswald’s Hospice has remained open throughout the pandemic, to ensure the highest levels of care for our most vulnerable patients we had to make the difficult decision to pause or restrict some services. For a time, visitors to our Adult Inpatient unit were limited and our face to face day services paused as we just couldn’t bring such clinically vulnerable people together. While our clinical team provided telephone support each week, it was no substitute for the camaraderie and peer support which so many of our day patients describe as their ‘lifeline.’

We would be devastated to have to return to those days. This is why, as we see restrictions easing, we are asking for your help, to give us the best possible chance of welcoming back very vulnerable patients who so very much hope that they will be able to see friends and join in with activities once again.

Your gift could bring peace of mind, reassurance and security to our whole hospice community

We’re lucky to have had the support of the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals Infection Prevention and Control Team who helped to guide us through those first, very difficult weeks of the pandemic. Thanks to some recent funding, the hospital has agreed to second a senior nurse to work at St Oswald’s Hospice for one day each week for the next 12 months – but we want to extend this role as we are already seeing benefits across the hospice.

By donating to our appeal you will give us the best possible chance of welcoming back very vulnerable patients who cannot remain shielded from the world indefinitely and prevent us having to close our doors to those who need us in the future.

Thank you for your support.

Target: £10,000

Total raised: £47,000!

Thank you so much for your ongoing support

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