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Clair Holdsworth in Martin House garden
Photo of Gemma and Leanne
Time4Us gave us time to be kids

Being a brother or sister is such an important job, but when you have a poorly sibling, sometimes you have to take…

Patricia Mckinney in gardens
Trustee spotlight

Tricia McKinney has been a member of our board of trustees for over two years. She is an Emeritus Professor who spent…

Chef Robin with his Butternut Squash recipe in Hospice kitchen
Robin’s recipes — butternut squash and goat’s cheese gratin

Serves 4-6 Ingredients 1 medium butternut squash, peeled and diced 1 tablespoon olive oil chopped or dried thyme Small jar of tomato…

Head shot of Beckie Wynne in front of Martin House back drop.
Developing our fundraising plans for 2021

Beckie Wynne — Director of Income Generation We’re all enjoying our first weeks of relative freedom, as the third UK lockdown restrictions…

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What’s it like to be a doctor at the hospice?

Dr Michelle Hills — Consultant and Chief Medical Officer As doctors, we are concerned with the medical needs of the children and…

Image of Clair Holdsworth in front of Martin House backdrop.
New chief executive appointed at Martin House

We have appointed Clair Holdsworth as our new chief executive. Clair, who has been acting as interim chief executive since July 2020,…

Shelby at Martin House
Shelby tells us about her disability education petition

It’s International Women’s Day, and we wanted to shine a light on some of the incredible work of one of the young…

Head shot of Victoria Greensmith in front of Martin House back drop.
National care award win

We have won a national award for our ‘inspirational’ end of life and bereavement care. The hospice won the End of Life…

Three people flipping pancakes
Chef Claire’s top tips for perfect pancakes!

To make 12 pancakes: 4oz plain flour pinch of salt 2 eggs 7 fl oz milk 3 fl oz water 2 tbsp…

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