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

Patient marries at Hospice

A young mother had her wish granted on Friday 5 March – to marry her partner of 10 years in front of family and friends. Inpatient Erika, 29, and partner Mindavgas were married in the Hospice’s Room of Quiet in an intimate wedding that took just 24 hours to organise. The Hospice’s supportive care team

Coalition of charities warns that end of life care is ‘on the brink’

A new report highlighting a range of widespread failures in care for dying people warns the government to take action and improve end of life care. On the Brink: The Future of End of Life Care, reveals that some people at the end of life are unable to get access to social care for help

Light up a Life 2015

Hundreds of lights will be switched on at North London Hospice to commemorate loved ones. The annual Light up a Life ceremony will take place this Sunday (November 29) in the Hospice grounds in Woodside Avenue, North Finchley. People of all ages and faiths will join together for a multi-faith service, before the lights are switched

North London Hospice gets arty

Staff, patients and volunteers were treated to an informal art talk by Paintings in Hospitals this month. Helen Copsey from the organisation delivered a fascinating talk about John Piper’s ‘Fawley III’, one of the paintings displayed at the reception area at the Winchmore Hill Hospice. Patients and everyone else who attended the Paintings in Hospitals

Become a community volunteer for North London Hospice

North London Hospice is looking for community volunteers to help support patients with a life limiting illness in their own homes. The role will involve giving a helping hand with a variety of jobs from providing a friendly conversation and companionship, providing respite for patient and carer, or providing a visit to carry out simple

Sign up to our first ever Sunset Cinema Walk

North London Hospice is encouraging people to sign up for a fun cinema-themed sponsored walk this September. The Hospice, which cares for people with a life-limiting illness, has launched its first ever Sunset Cinema Walk, to raise funds for the charity. The event, on Saturday 12 September, in Finchley, will take on a 50s theme

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