Dying Matters Week 2018

For 2018, North London Hospice will be marking Dying Matters week with a free information event at Brent Cross Shopping Centre on Thursday 17 May. The event, in collaboration with a number of health organisations, community groups and charities from across Barnet, aims to open up the conversation about dying, death and bereavement. Pam McClinton,

Launch event marks renaming of Hospice Health and Wellbeing Centre

North London Hospice will be showcasing the services at its Winchmore Hill Health and Wellbeing Centre during a special event to mark the renaming of the centre on Thursday March 15th. The new Health and Wellbeing Centre name replaces ‘Outpatients and Therapies’ and better reflects the multi-professional approach to enable patients and their families who

Supporting Young People Facing Bereavement

It is estimated that at any one time 70% of schools have a recently bereaved child on their roll. This highlights a growing need to ensure schools and teaching staff are equipped to support children during these difficult times. Now in its second year, the ‘Supporting Young People Facing Bereavement’ study day provides valuable guidance

Kitchen Refurbishment

In order to provide the best we can offer to our patients and their families we now need to completely refurbish our kitchen. Our kitchen provides a range of nutritional meals to our patients, and also caters for patients’ families as well as the staff and nurses in the inpatient unit. The kitchen is the

Join the Declutter Campaign

IT’S TIME FOR A CLEAR OUT! Join The Declutter for North London Hospice Campaign AND meet the clutter guru who will help you get started  If you’re wondering what to do with those unwanted gifts or clothes you’ve not worn all winter, then here’s your guilt-free chance to donate them to a great cause. North London

Death Café – Food for Thought

We know it’s not easy to talk about death and dying. But we all need to do it before it’s too late. That’s why we’ve started the conversation and we want you to join in. North London Hospice will be hosting a Death Café on Thursday 25 January at our Health and Wellbeing Centre in

Annual Meeting

Anyone with an interest in North London Hospice and hospice care is being invited to attend our Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, 26 July at our Finchley site, in Woodside Avenue, at 5.30pm. The event is an opportunity to hear about the work of the hospice, the results of last year’s work and hear about

Mother holds art exhibition in memory of her son

  After losing her son Daniel to cancer in 2013, talented artist Eve Wilder channelled her grief by producing a series of very emotive oil paintings, entitled ‘Beyond Illusion’ in his memory, which were displayed at the Peggy Jay Gallery in Hampsted back in March.   Daniel was cared for by North London Hospice. Eve

Dying Matters Week

We’re proud to be working in partnership with a number of organisations throughout the boroughs of Barnet, Enfield and Haringey to support Dying matters Week ( 9 May – 15 May 2016). Dying affects us all. Dying Matters Week can help to change the way we talk about dying, death and bereavement and prepare, plan,

On Losing, Wondering and Tea

Thank you for always understanding the subtext, even when I didn’t realise there was any. The sub-text behind every “I’m fine thanks how are you?” that really meant I don’t have the words to express the way my heart is breaking and I have no way to try and cover up the cracks that are

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