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The newsletter from Woking and Sam Beare Hospices

Our New
Build Appeal

Isabel Webster from Sky News adds her support


I hope our new look Centre in Woking, while at the
newsletter provides a same time planning to convert build our new Hospice service
window onto the work the Sam Beare Hospice in we are working to create a new
of our staff, our volunteers Weybridge. Building work in future for more sustainable
and the contribution of our Woking started in October hospice care and we are
supporters. 2015 and we have launched a extremely grateful to all of you,
£3.4million fundraising appeal, our supporters and volunteers
Last year we provided care for your ongoing loyalty and
and support to over 1,200 “Last year we commitment.
patients with life-limiting provided care and
conditions. Managing the support to over 1,200 Please continue to help us
challenges of limited NHS patients with life- be there for future generations
funding, an ageing population limiting conditions” – your support is needed more
and a growing number of than ever.
patients with increasingly in addition to our annual
complex conditions, we are running costs of £8.8 million. Thank you,
constantly innovating and re- Nigel Harding
shaping our services. Our sole purpose is to be
able to provide, for as many in
A powerful example of this our community as possible,
is the work we are doing to the professional,
replace the two 10-bed in- compassionate, palliative and
patient facilities we operate in end of life care we would all
Woking and Weybridge. We are wish for our loved ones. As we
creating a new state-of-the-art
20-bed Hospice and Wellbeing

2 Contact Spring 2016

New Build Appeal

What an exciting year it’s been so far at Woking & Sam Beare Hospices. As well
providing our excellent care to local people and their families, we are in the process
of expanding and improving our services by building a new Hospice in Woking.

W hat an exciting year range of therapies. Hope,
it’s been so far at With the loan facility from with
Woking & Sam Beare
Hospices. As well as providing Woking Borough Council, Michael
our excellent care to local pledges from Trust and Aspel
people and their families, we Foundations, businesses
are in the process of expanding and high net worth continue to run through the
and improving our services by individuals, the first 60% of campaign. Hospices are
starting to build a new Hospice the project costs are now places filled with love; from
in Woking. secured. This leaves us staff, volunteers, patients and
with £3.4million still to find families, and a heart represents
The New Build Project was and this is the amount of that love.
launched last year, to secure money we are asking our Paper hearts have been
the future of Hospice care community to help us raise. delivered to residents across
across Surrey. After receiving Surrey asking people to write
a long term loan facility from We launched the New Build a message of support on
Woking Borough Council, Appeal in February 2016 to the heart which will then be
building work started on audiences in Woking and displayed in the new Hospice
renovating an existing office Weybridge, with celebrity buildings. There are also heart
block in Goldsworth Park, supporters, Michael Aspel pin badges in all of our shops
Woking into a state of the art OBE and Isabel Webster, to buy, and Hope, our New
hospice, including a 20 bed Sky News presenter, talking Build Appeal mascot (pictured),
in-patient facility that will serve passionately about the Appeal. will be out and about to raise
the whole of North West Surrey, As well as entertainment from awareness of the Appeal.
as well as a Wellbeing Centre local community groups, There are so many ways to get
designed to cater for daily we unveiled the logo for the involved, so please play your
out-patient visits and offering a Appeal, a brightly coloured part in the future of hospice
heart with four jigsaw pieces care in your local area by
Hanodpea,boouutt visiting the Hospice website.
representing the four You will be supporting a hospice
areas of care we provide service designed to offer 21st
– On the Ward, In the Century care across Surrey
Home, Wellbeing and that will benefit local people for
Family Support – all of generations to come.
which will be improved
when the project is
completed in 2017.
Read our ‘Stories from
the heart’ to see how
this care makes a real

In the year ahead,
the heart theme will

Keep updated with developments at

WELLBEING Stories from
The logo for the New Build
Appeal, a brightly coloured June Eke,
heart with four jigsaw Volunteer
pieces, represents the four with Martha
areas of care we provide –
On the Ward, In the
Home, Wellbeing and
Family Support. We’ve
been busy interviewing
hospice users, staff and
volunteers finding out what
the new Hospice services
will mean for them.

A ttending a day care
session provides
a valuable support
framework for patients who

are able to live at home, but

need additional help. The units

offer a weekly visit to a warm,

caring environment, and also

the opportunity to socialise

with people who understand

what having a life limiting

illness involves. Friendships

can be struck up very quickly

and everyone is invited to take aren’t so bad. Whatever is not and consider the fact that you

part in all of the activities, right for you, they try and put might need them one day.

including day trips, talks, right. They cater for my If you are able to support

classes and parties. needs at lunch time by them now, I would advise you

Martha Potts visits Day
Care at Woking Hospice on a preparing special meals that to do what you can because
weekly basis and says “I visit I need and they monitor my it is such a lifeline. I’m so

the Day Care weekly and it’s mood and help me to become lucky; I am not supposed to
upbeat about my illness if I be here. I am 90 years old
my wellbeing that they are
concerned about. I find that am feeling mentally down. My and I am in remission but I
they really cater for the whole advice to anyone who doesn’t feel like I can go out dancing
person and it’s something to know about what the Hospices tonight. It’s been a great
look forward to each week; to do would be to take the time help to be here. I can’t really
see friends and realise things to find out more about them praise them enough.”

Love your Hospice and find out more about The New Build Appeal,
the back page and send it back to

4 Contact Spring 2016

the heart FAMILY

myself despising life, I also

began having regular panic

attacks; then I found ‘Tommy

D’. It’s a place where you get

so much support from peers

who really understand, and

we can all talk openly about

our feelings and experiences,

Anna with in a safe and comforting
her Dad environment. I can honestly
say I don't know what I would

T he counselling team when she was just 15 years have done if I hadn't found
provided over 2,000
one-to-one sessions of the Tommy D group. After only
bereavement counselling to old. She has been attending a few months I was openly
Tommy D to help her cope with talking about my feelings and
the loss. She explained “My the loss of my Father, and felt
people at all stages of the patient Dad, aged 46, was a healthy, trust in everyone there. As
journey; including support for happy man who loved life, and well as helping me mentally
found positives in everything. and helping me accept what
carers and relatives. There are On the 10th October 2013, he had happened, I also made

also social clubs for bereaved went to A&E, in severe pain, amazing friends who I see

adults and groups including he got admitted into hospital outside of the group meetings

‘Footsteps’ for young children
and the ‘Tommy D’ for teenagers where in the next few days
and young adults. These clubs it was found that he was and know I can talk to at any

are places where there is no terminally ill. He died on the The loss of my Daddy was
19th October, only 9 days later. heartbreaking, and a horrific
pressure to talk about the
bereavement but everyone has Saying good bye was the most time in my life, but because of
been through something similar horrible thing I have ever had Tommy D (and of course my
and so will understand. to do. My attendance at school family and friends) I can now
Anna Marsh lost her dad suddenly rapidly dropped, and I found say that I am happy again.”

visit or complete the heart on
be displayed in the new Hospices.

ON THE Stories from

P atients are offered a stay
on the ward when it is
seen to be beneficial to
them. This may not simply be at

the end of their lives. Admission

onto the ward for a short period

of time can benefit a patient and

the people who care for them,

in many different ways and can

even be enjoyable; being likened

to a hotel experience. Referrals

for admission may be from any

of the healthcare professionals

involved in patient care and for

a variety of reasons including

assessment, symptom control

respite and end of life care.

Sally Kidd has been a nurse

at Sam Beare Hospice for 10

years, she explains why she

loves working in palliative care.

“Working on the ward is a

very privileged experience,

you get to spend time with

patients and their families at a

very vulnerable time; ensuring

their physical, emotional

and spiritual needs are met.

Sometimes the patient may

be approaching the end of life, Sally
but they may also be with us with
for symptom control or respite Larry

care and return home after a

few days.

What is important to the and the families and are with need to ensure 21st Century

individual, is important to us as them in their time of need. care for generations to come.
well and we ensure that all their When we move the in-patient The new ward will have
needs are met. I imagined that care to the new hospice in
bigger rooms with facilities
a hospice would be a miserable Woking, I am looking forward for families to stay over and
environment to work in but it to continuing to provide the en-suite facilities for privacy.
isn’t, we’re a fun, jolly team and high standards of care that
All rooms will have a private
it’s less hurried than it might be we are already providing. It’s balcony where patients can
on a hospital ward. Here, we lovely here, but we can’t make enjoy the fresh air, even if they
get to really know the patients the necessary changes we
are unable to leave their bed.”

Love your Hospice and find out more about The New Build Appeal,
the back page and send it back to

6 Contact Spring 2016

the heart IN THE
T he Community Team at many more people can benefit HOME
Woking & Sam Beare from our hospice care than
Hospices care for an just those who are admitted to the home before assessing
average of 1,200 patients the wards. whether the patient would
in their homes each year. benefit from the more social
The care provision includes; Nic Savage is a environment of the hospice.
a 24/7 advice line, Clinical Complementary Therapist, she We actively treat around 24
Nurse Specialist cover works at Woking Hospice and patients in their homes at any
between 8am and 8pm and says “In 2012 we established one time with Reflexology,
the coordination of patient a mobile complementary Hand and Foot Massage or
services including visits by therapy service to visit an Indian Head Massage. I
Doctors, Physiotherapists patients in their homes. This love being able to provide
and Occupational Therapists, was to support people who therapies to people who
Complementary Therapists, may be bed or home bound or would not ordinarily be able
Counsellors and Chaplains. who are perhaps intimidated to access them. The whole
or frightened by the idea of scheme has been hugely
They offer an invaluable coming into the hospice. We successful and we hope that
service which means that offer a series of sessions in over time we can treat even
more patients”.

Nic Savage,

visit or complete the heart on
be displayed in the new Hospices.


Safe, Integrated

CoSI community care team
collects prestigious national award

T he CoSI team delivering real improvements in project which has gone from
‘Coordinated, Safe, clinical outcomes and patient strength to strength since it
Integrated’, is a experience. CoSI provides was first commissioned. Not
partnership of community care personalised, round-the-clock only is it delivering an
organisations in North West care and home based support excellent standard of care to
Surrey, with Woking & Sam to patients and families who local people and their relatives,
Beare Hospices working benefit by having one single it is a real example of how our
as lead partner. The team number to call (available 24/7) approach to commissioning
has been awarded ‘End of which then gives them access has brought different
life care champions of the to a comprehensive range of professionals and organisations
year’, presented at the National services from a number of together to provide a better
Council for Palliative Care different organisations. service to our patients.”
(NCPC) Annual Conference held CoSI, commissioned, led The project has also been
at Keele University in March. and fully supported by local endorsed by local MP for Esher
The award is another boost for healthcare commissioners NW and Walton Dominic Raab who
the CoSI team who recently Surrey Clinical Commissioning comments: “This new service
won the End of Life Care award Group (CCG), is a collaboration is really good news for local
at the Kent Surrey Sussex of Woking & Sam Beare residents. Providing support
Academic Health Science Hospices (the lead), Princess for people, and importantly
Network Awards. Alice Hospice, Marie Curie, their families, at the end of life
The NCPC award recognises Virgin Care, Ashford and St is a very emotive issue and
the teams’ contribution and Peter’s Hospitals. getting this right can be a real
collaborative approach to end Christine Clayton, GP and challenge. My thanks and
of life care, improving care for CCG clinical lead for end of life congratulations to everyone
people in the last 6-8 weeks care, said: “This is an amazing involved in this very significant
of their lives. The service is achievement for the CoSI achievement.”

8 Contact Spring 2016


Wonderful Windlesham

Windlesham United
FC with Chiara,
Community Fundraiser

W ith such an exciting known in the community
year ahead of us, and always willing to provide
as we continue to entertainment at Hospice

provide all our care services events, we have managed

across the area AND plan for to raise thousands for the

the future with the New Build Hospices.

Project, we are delighted to Going forward, St John the

highlight some areas in our Baptist Church in Windlesham

community that have gone the has chosen the Hospices

extra mile. as their charity of the year, Windlesham

In this edition it’s Windlesham having already organised Wonderyears concert, the
Pram Race and the annual
who are digging deep and a whole host of events for Windlesham Picnic.

coming up with innovative ways the Hospices, including a

to fundraise. concert, a cake sale and

The support of the various other fundraisers.

Windlesham community has They will be continuing

been invaluable to the Hospices to fundraise for us and

this past year. With help from alongside their events we can

Windlesham United FC, the expect to see the support in

Golf Club, the Drama Club, the Windlesham grow even further.

Dawn Lodge and Savannah Some weird and wonderful

Gift Shop to individuals like upcoming events in the area

saxophonist Bob Webb, well include Snail Racing, a

What’s happening in your community? Are you planning an exciting
event? Please call our fundraising team on 01483 881752
or email [email protected]

MiWdnailgkht WSB
Skydive Day
Come on Girls!
Friday 20th May Saturday 17th September

Join us for the biggest and exciting new theme but Take part in a tandem skydive day
for Woking & Sam Beare Hospices
brightest girls’ night out a new route which will and feel the free fall rush at 125mph
from 10,000ft or 15,000ft above the
at the 9th annual Midnight take walkers through ground. Imagine an experience that
puts your senses into overdrive.
Walk with a new Brazilian Brooklands, New Haw One that has your adrenaline
pumping and heart racing. This
carnival theme! Gather and Addlestone before is your chance to experience the
biggest adrenaline rush of your life
your friends and ‘light up going through Weybridge and is an experience that puts both
your body and mind through their
the night’ on Friday 20th and back to Mercedes- paces, a true life experience that will
stay with you forever.
May at this ladies only Benz World.
To take part all you have to do is
event, open to all girls and Walk to remember a sign-up online via the Go Skydive
website and pay a registration fee
women aged 11+. loved one, walk to keep of £50. If you choose to self-fund
the cost of your skydive, 100% of
With the 2016 Olympics fit, walk to show you the funds you raise in sponsorship
will be donated to the Hospices.
taking place in Rio this care, walk to have fun Alternatively you can set yourself a
fundraising target of £395, and more
summer, this year’s and walk to raise much than half of the funds you raise will
be donated to the Hospices.
Midnight Walk theme will needed funds for Woking
Thomas Buckingham who took
be a great way to get & Sam Beare Hospices. part in a Skydive for the Hospices
in 2015 said “The Skydive was epic!
into the carnival spirit. Registration costs £15 and I would do it again and again and
highly recommend it to others. The
whole experience was amazing and
the views were spectacular.”
Register online now at www.

Before the walk begins will close on Sunday 15th

there will be a fantastic May. You will receive a

party atmosphere with bright pink Midnight Walk

music and entertainment, t-shirt in your registration

culminating in a big group pack and there will be a

warm up and there will medal and a goody bag

of course be the famous along with refreshments at

flashing bunny ears, glow the finish line.

in the dark accessories, Register online now at

face painting and plenty www.wsb-midnightwalk.

of selfie opportunities! or call the

The 2016 Midnight Walk Fundraising Team on

comes with not only an 01483 881752.

10 Contact Spring 2016

Dragon Boat Fun Day
Sunday 3rd July
No previous experience is why not get your employer
Our popular Dragon Boat necessary and all equipment, and work colleagues on
Challenge and Fun Day, including boats and life board too!
sponsored by Trident Honda, jackets, will be provided Come along on the day
will return to Goldsworth Park on the day. To take part all to spectate and enjoy the
Lake and see teams race you have to do is recruit fun activities taking place
against each other and the your team of 12-20 people, around the lake, there’s
clock to raise funds for the register for just £25 per something for everyone
Hospices. The event will once person and then as a team including a bouncy castle,
again be held in memory of you can raise sponsorship ice cream, Pimm’s tent,
Kris Cook who grew up close to support the Hospices. BBQ, face painting, games,
to the lake where he pursued Dragon boating is a great entertainment and more!
his love of water sports, team building exercise Register online now at
and will reflect the joy and and we have some great
spirit with which Kris took on corporate opportunities. So dragonboat
fundraising for our Hospices.

Open Gardens

Will you open your garden this opening up your garden to the
spring/summer to raise funds for public to hosting a garden party
Woking & Sam Beare Hospices? with a few friends. Organise a
Opening your garden to the public treasure trail, offer cream teas or
in aid of the Hospices is a great a light lunch, have a plant sale or
opportunity for keen gardeners come up with your own ideas.
to share their passion with others
and enjoy the benefits of their hard We’d like to see as many
work, whilst helping to raise vital gardens as possible showcased
funds for local people living with this year so if you’d like to get
life limiting illnesses. involved we would love to hear
from you.
Whether it’s small or large, Call our Fundraising Team on
modest or grand, we are looking 01483 881752 to receive your
for gardens of all shapes and sizes free fundraising pack or for
and you can do anything from more information.

Events diary...

May Laughing Chili Comedy Club Registration fee: £25 per
will be hosting this gala night person. Suggested fundraising
WOKING BIKEATHON of top comedy in aid of the target: £60 per person
Sunday 8 May Hospices, with a line-up of
Woking Leisure Centre international talent including EXCLUSIVE COOKING
The much loved Woking headliner Stephen K Amos. DEMONSTRATION & LUNCH
Rotary Bikeathon returns for Cost: £15 Thursday 14 July | 9.30am
another year. Sign up for this Tante Marie Culinary Academy
sponsored fun ride and help WONDERYEARS CONCERT Commercial Way, Woking
raise money for the Hospices. Thursday 16 June | 7:30 pm Watch the culinary masters
Cost: From £10 Windlesham Golf Club at work producing a fabulous
Come and see the UK’s oldest 3 course meal, followed by a
FUNDRAISING BREAKFAST seniors’ rock chorus band, as delicious 2 course lunch in
Wednesday 11 May | 7:30am seen on Britain’s Got Talent, the Restaurant at Tante Marie.
Onslow Arms, Clandon perform at Windlesham Golf Cost: £55
Come and enjoy an excellent Club! Cost: £10
breakfast and productive PRUDENTIAL RIDE 100
business networking in a SPONSORED DOG WALK Sunday 31 July
lovely venue, whilst helping Friday 24 – Saturday 25 June Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
to make a difference to the Horsell Common, Heather Take on a cycling challenge like
Hospices. Cost: £20 Farm no other on a 100-mile route on
Join our fun sponsored dog closed roads through the capital
MIDNIGHT WALK walk around Horsell Common and into Surrey’s stunning
Friday 20 May | 10pm this June to raise vital funds countryside. Join Team WSB by
Mercedes-Benz World, for your local Hospices. signing up with one of our free
Brooklands Cost: £5 per person, dogs to places or fundraise for us if you
Join us for the biggest and be sponsored have already secured your place.
brightest girls’ night out Cost: Free. Suggested
at the 9th annual Midnight July fundraising target: £600
Walk with a new Brazilian
carnival theme! More info on DRAGON BOAT FUN DAY For more information call
page 10 Cost: £15-£17 Sunday 3 July the fundraising team on
Goldsworth Park Lake 01483 881752 or visit www.
June Get your team together and
race against the competition
LAUGHING CHILI and the clock. With lots of new
COMEDY NIGHT attractions this year it’s a fun
Thursday 9 June | 7:30pm event for all the family! More
The Magna Carta Arts info on page 11
Centre, Staines

12 Contact Spring 2016

Make your Will. Make a difference

Following on from the success

of last year’s campaign, we

are pleased to confirm the

return of Make a Will Fortnight.

More than £17,000 was raised

by individuals who used the

scheme in 2015 and thanks to

the generosity of a number of

local solicitors we hope to raise

even more to help fund our

essential services this year.

From the 9th – 20th May, you

can make or update a standard

Will in return for a donation to

the Hospices. Appointments are

limited so it is important to book

as early as possible to avoid


Including a gift in your Will

can help safeguard our future

services. There is no obligation

to include a gift to the Hospices loved ones, you might consider details of participating firms,
in your Will when using Make doing so. please contact the Legacy Team
a Will Fortnight, but we hope on 01483 881752 or visit www.
For more information about
once you have provided for
Make a Will Fortnight including

Golf Society Corporate Support
Golfers are invited to
join the new WSB Trident Honda, long standing
Hospices Golf Hospice supporters, are showing
Society which will their passion for CSR and
be playing some of increasing their support through
the best courses in sponsorship of key hospice events,
the country. including the Dragon Boat Fun Day
Join us at St. George’s on the 3rd July.
Hill GC, The Berkshire GC,
Worplesdon, New Zealand GC Samsung staff are taking part in
and Hankley Common. a range of fundraising activities,
including a sponsored walk from
WSBHGS membership is the new hospice site to Samsung
free to join and ensures you HQ in Chertsey.
get the earliest possible notice
of fixtures. Foundations estate agents make
For further details and to join a huge difference by donating a
today go to percentage of every sale to the Hospices. To date they have raised
Email: [email protected] over £15,000 for the Hospices.

Volunteers and charities,

how does it work?

Put simply, a charity like joined the team as Volunteer at such an exciting time,
our priority is to keep all
Woking & Sam Beare Hospices Services Operational Manager departments running smoothly
by supporting and recruiting
would not be able to survive and will be responsible for to the volunteer workforce
as construction on the new
without the support of the the day to day running of Hospice continues. We
will then have the exciting
800 volunteers who give their the department, processing challenge of recruiting
volunteers to these new
time freely, to help us provide volunteer queries, interviewing environments.”
Find out more at www.
hospice care services prospective volunteers,
across Surrey. advertising roles, and

Volunteers play Keep your eyes dealing with any
a vital role ‘peeled’ for the banana issues that arise.
throughout campaign, all about how Gary is
the volunteering is good for supported by
organisation you and how you can get Anne Barry
working in the Volunteer
areas such ‘one of your 5 a day’ Services
as retail, The Banana could be Administrator
fundraising, – Anne works
day care, visiting a shop
near you! part time and is a

administration and key member ensuring

when the New Build references are sought, DBS

Project finishes there will be checks completed correctly,

even more exciting roles to recording volunteer applicant

consider. progress through to starting at

With this in mind and to the hospices.

support our volunteer Gary says “ I am thrilled

workforce, Gary Wood has to be joining the Hospices

New Volunteer Roles
Start your volunteer journey, in one of these exciting roles:
Retail Assistant Gain
ICT Technician to support care services at both Sam
valuable retail experience in
our IT manager in maintaining Beare and Woking. We need one of our 17 shops. Our retail
our key services. This could aromatherapists, reflexologists division makes a valuable
and massage therapists to
involve installing hardware, contribution towards the
dealing with help desk queries name but three!
£8.8million needed to run all
and managing network
configuration. Based in Woking. Receptionists are needed to Hospice services.

Complementary Therapists greet patients, their families and Fundraising Support
visitors, answer the telephone Supporting the Hospices to
– needed to support the and offer a warm welcome at raise funds with administration

patients attending our day both Hospice receptions. in the office, or out in the

Inspired to volunteer and make a difference? Contact Gary or Anne on
01483 881750 or email [email protected]

14 Contact Spring 2016

Epos hits retail
In line with the modern day to the giver. This is a vital So well done to all retail
staff and volunteers who have
revolution of electronic payment income stream, with every £1 quickly adapted to the system
and internet shopping, Epos that is donated being worth and worked really hard to make
(electronic point of sale) tills it a success and of course to all
an extra 25p; and since the retail donors who are asking to
have recently been introduced installation an additional gift aid their items!
into the shops. The new Which of our 17 shops is
£25,000 has been raised this nearest to where you live?
systems which were introduced way. Epos also enables retail Visit www.wsbhospices.
in October 2015, have enabled staff to track transactions more and pay them
a real boost to the gift aid a visit, you never know what
easily and since October it has you might find.
income. Gift Aid allows
been recorded that over 10,000
charities to claim back an
donors have requested to gift
extra 25% on the value of all aid their items and 1510 new
donations, at no extra cost donors have been signed up.

Style Me in seconds
Congratulations to Jo unfashionable.

Marsh, West Byfleet Jo said “Coming

Shop Manager who was from a big high street

selected earlier on in the chain, I’ve been able

year to participate in a to use my passion for

national event run by The vintage clothing and my

Charity Retail Association styling skills to help our

called ‘Style Me in customers and improve

Seconds’. She joined their shopping experience.

a team of professional Along with my fantastic

stylists giving members team of volunteers, you’re

of the public free style always guaranteed a

makeovers at a pop up warm welcome at the

shop in London’s Old West Byfleet shop”

Street tube station. The Our Hospices have 17

event was demonstrating stores around Woking

the unique outfits that & Weybridge filled with

can be put together out superb quality second

of second hand clothes, hand items for men,

with the aim of raising the women and children.

profile of charity shops to To find out more visit
younger consumers who www.wsbhospices.
often perceive them as

Lucy and
Mark on their
wedding day
in August


Lottery favours
W hile you celebrate, guest. Lucy (pictured above)
you can support your chose our favours for her he is still wearing!).
local Hospices by wedding said, Feedback from the guests
giving a meaningful favour to was that the favours felt very
guests at your wedding. One of “I found looking for wedding personal plus the added
your guests could win £1,000 favours very uninspiring and excitement of possibly
through our lottery favours and felt that sweets, sugared winning the £1000 cash
by buying lottery tickets or a almonds and pots of jam etc. prize in that week’s lottery!”
wrist band for each guest, you had been done many times
can help us to care for over before. When visiting my local For further information
5000 local people affected by Hospice shop I saw an advert visit www.wsbhospices.
life-limiting illnesses every year. for Woking Hospice lottery or call the
tickets as favours. I love living Fundraising Team on
Each lottery favour consists in Woking and thought these 01483 881752
of an envelope in a colour to unique favours were a way to
match your theme, labelled reflect that and have the money
with the guest’s name and a go to a very worthy cause.
message from you. Enclosed
in the envelope will be one or Kelly and her team worked
more lottery tickets or hospice hard to get the envelopes for
wrist band for those guests the tickets as close to the
that are under 16 or non- colour scheme as possible,
gamblers which then acts as printed with the name of each
your place setting for each guest and a wristband for our
nine year old usher (which

16 Contact Spring 2016

Queen’s Nurses Award
D eborah Worwood,
one of our
Community Clinical
Nurse Specialists has
been recognised for her
commitment to high
standards of patient care,
learning and leadership
when she was awarded the
prestigious title of Queen’s
Nurse, by The Queen’s
Nursing Institute (The QNI)
at the end of last year.

The award, founded in
1994, is for those who have
given service to patients
and the profession over and
above the call of duty and
have made a particularly
distinguished contribution

“I am proud to
know that my
contributions make
a real difference to
people’s lives”

to the health of people in and grateful to receive the community for the last
the community. The title of Queen’s Nurse Award. I’ve five years and I am proud
Queen’s Nurse is open to been working at Woking & to know that my contributions
community nurses with more Sam Beare Hospices as a make a real difference to
than 3 years’ experience Clinical Nurse Specialist in the people’s lives.”
and managers and patients
provide feedback about
applicants, which is assessed
along with their application.

Winners and their guests
were welcomed to the Awards
Ceremony by Kate Billingham
CBE, Chair of the QNI’s
Council and by Dr Crystal
Oldman, Chief Executive. On
receiving her award Deborah
said “I’m incredibly honoured

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hospice VOX

As part of the New Build Appeal, we are asking people what
they love about their Hospice...

JACKIE: “I love my LESLEY: “I love my JANE: “I love my hospice
hospice because it is Hospice because I feel that because it’s made me smile
like coming home. we make a big difference.” and feel warm again.”

ROY: “I love my LIZ: “I love my hospice TONY: “I love my hospice
hospice because of because I love working because I am cared for and
all of the lovely staff.” with all the patients.” everybody is kind and selfless.”

Contact us

Woking Hospice Sam Beare Hospice Tel:
Hill View Road 22 Church Street 01483 881750
Surrey GU22 7HW Surrey KT13 8DY

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will create in each of

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Once you have written your message and filled out the
donation form on the other side of this page, please cut
along the right-hand edge of this page and post back in
the envelope provided or post to: Woking and Sam Beare
Hospices, 5 Hill View Road, Woking, Surrey, GU22 7HW
Funds received from this appeal will be used to support the
development of our new Hospices. Any surplus funds will be
used in accordance with the aims of the charity as set out

in its governing document. Namely to provide free,
high-quality, compassionate care.

We would love to keep you informed about our work and how your support can help us
to care for patients and their families across Surrey. We never sell or swap your details
with third parties. Information provided will be recorded on the Woking & Sam Beare
Hospices database, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. If you would
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