Staff Contacts

To provide the full range of care in our two facilities, and in the community, we have a care team of 90 staff with a wide range of skills, including children's nurses, registered general nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, teachers, nursery nurses, social worker, artist in residence, chaplain and music therapists. A bank of extra staff is available to cover emergencies and sickness. Medical cover 24 hours a day, 365 days a year is provided by two Consultants in Paediatric Palliative Medicine (1.2 WTE) and three doctors, along with a GP from our local practice.  In addition we have a Consultant Clinical Psychologist on the team.
Our fundraising team consists of a Director of Fundraising, assisted by seven fundraisers and a small team of clerical staff.  Our retails team comprises a Head of Retail, a Retail Manager and an Assitant Manager.  We have a wonderful team of shop staff and volunteers who manage our eleven shops and our furniture warehouse.

General administration, garden and maintenance duties are taken care of by a small support team and we have a chef and a team of housekeepers.

We are extremely grateful to all the unpaid volunteers who help us in various ways with fundraising, administration, maintenance, garden and kitchen duties on a regular basis.

To contact us by telephone please call 01937 845045.


Martin Warhurst

Chief Executive

Clair Holdsworth

Director of Care                           

Dr Sue Picton                

Medical Director              

Michael Tatterton      

Nurse Consultant               

Jodie Shepherd

Director of Fundraising

Gary Hall      

ICT and Facilities Manager               

Ken McDougall

HR Manager

Laura Mitchinson

Finance Manager and Acting CEO