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Little Owl Farm Supports Dr Kershaw’s Through the Pandemic

23 Mar 2021, 12:18

Oldham based, Little Owl Farm has been one of the many businesses impacted by Covid, yet despite their own challenges they are supporting their local Hospice, Dr Kershaw’s. Owned by John Beck and partner, Cindy Bramhall, the farm contacted the Hospice to see how they could help.

It’s Open! Our New In-Patient Unit Opens its Doors to the Oldham Community!

5 Mar 2021, 11:41

With over 30 years history of caring for patients in Oldham, our Hospice has transformed itself from the dated Cottage Hospital building it once was to a modern aged facility offering patients a 21st century home from home in our newly launched £3.5 million In-Patient Unit.

“I Wanted to Volunteer Until I was 90!”

26 Feb 2021, 11:20

88-year-old, Ada Rushworth had been volunteering at Dr Kershaw’s Hospice for over 12 years when Covid hit. Her plans to finish volunteering at the age of 90, were foiled by the pandemic which fast-tracked her retirement.

Hospice’s HR Advisor, Mandi Takes on Lands End to John O’Groats Challenge

26 Feb 2021, 11:04

Joining Dr Kershaw’s in the middle of the pandemic, HR Advisor, Mandi Halton, decided to take on the Land’s End to John O’Groats (LEJOG) 874 mile challenge to raise funds for the Hospice where she now works

Meet Dr Kershaw’s Bereavement Support Nurse

19 Feb 2021, 10:59

Dr Kershaw’s Hospice prides itself on placing patients, and their families, at the heart of all that we do. Our key focus is to provide free, specialist, end-of-life and palliative care for adults with life-limiting illnesses in a peaceful and homely environment.

Dr Kershaw’s Hospice Nominated for Three Nursing Times Awards

15 Oct 2020, 13:47

Dr Kershaw’s Hospice in Oldham has been nominated for three Nursing Times Awards at the 30th anniversary of The Nursing Times Awards, as well as the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife.

A Tribute to Dr Kevin Moore

25 Aug 2020, 10:12

It is with great sadness that we learn of the passing of Dr Kevin Moore, a kind, dedicated man and much-loved friend and respected colleague to all at Dr Kershaw’s Hospice. Dr Moore played an important part in developing the Hospice and its services, practicing for 26 years in a number of different roles and becoming Medical Director in 1994.