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Welcome to St. Margaret's Hospice in Somerset

St. Margaret's Hospice is your local charity committed to providing specialist palliative care, advice, support and respite to patients and their families living in Somerset and parts of neighbouring counties. Our care is available for those who have a terminal or life-limiting illness, for example cancer, motor neurone disease and chronic lung disease. In 2010 St. Margaret's celebrated 30 Years of Caring for the people of Somerset.

Patient with nurseThrough our medical expertise, nursing skills and specialist support services, we offer physical, emotional, social and spiritual care to our patients and their families. Bereavement support is also available.

Our services are also available to patients where our specialist knowledge, skills and expertise will provide relief for their specific illness, such as symptom control, breathlessness management, lymphoedema treatment, physiotherapy and occupational and complementary therapies.

St. Margaret's Hospice is fully registered under the Care Quality Commission >>More information on our patient services<<

Care Quality Commission

St. Margaret's has 100% Compliance!!

St. Margaret's recently had an announced inspection by the Care Quality Commission and we are proud to announce that we passed the inspection with flying colours!

Read the report and hear what our patients say....


Check out our shops!

Wiveliscome Shop front

Our expanding chain of 29 shops raises over £1million per annum read more or visit our online shop where you can purchase some great gifts, including our new range of Christmas Cards.

Furniture Donations Wanted

Good quality Furniture collected FREE OF CHARGE.

Call 01935 415500 to arrange collection.


Professional Development & Learning

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To find out more about the courses offered at St. Margaret's Academy click here


Adding Life to Days

Adding Life to Days film

This short film will challenge your thinking about hospice care.


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Come join us and rock with one of Britain best pop legends

“Rod Stewart” on Wednesday 18th June 2014

Various hospitality packages are available at Somerset Cricket Club, starting from £180.00 per person to include premium seating, buffet and reserved parking.

All proceeds of the event will go to SMH.

Phone 01823 365613 for more information or follow the link.

http://bit.ly/1ftC0hG


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Check out this exciting event being held by Sparkworld Ltd in support of St Margaret's and get your tickets from the Fundraising office! TEL.0845 345 9671

At our NEW Somerset Kitchen showroom on 25th - 26th April between 10am - 4pm Sparkworld with the help of Zanussi will be having Flip and Hoops' - 'Main Ingredient' - demonstrating the benefits of steam and induction cooking. Come along and see them cook some delicious dishes and sample some tasty treats.

On Saturday 'Main ingredient' will be joined by Gino D'Acampo. Gino will be showcasing his cookery skills in a live demonstration, holding a meet and greet for 40 lucky ticket holders and a one to one cookery lesson which can be won through 'The Breeze' radio station.

Ride London Prudential

Calling all cyclists!

Looking for a place on Ride London? Well look no further. Apply for one of our charity places today!

Call our fundraising team on: 0845 345 9671


Great SSW poster

Our 9th Great Somerset Walk is taking place on the 18th May, get a group of friends, family or colleagues together and register now to take advantage of the early bird offer. Click the link for more information.


10 x 10 Hospice Appeal

We are really excited that the Mid Somerset News and Media Series have very generously offered to run an appeal to support the funding of our invaluable home visits. The appeal is aptly called the 10 x 10 Hospice Appeal, and aims to provide funds for 10 home visits per month for the next 10 months.


Challenge of a Lifetime

Atlantic Circuit Challenge

Next year, 160 brave members of the public will face up to 88 difficult and exciting days’ sailing across the Atlantic Ocean, all while raising funds for St Margaret’s Hospice.

To find out more please click here.

View The Atlantic Challenge video on YouTube and follow us as we take part in a Challenge of a lifetime.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ewt1gEP8Kqs


For more information about these or any of our fundraising events, please contact the fundraising office on: 0845 345 9671

You only need ONE number to access ALL St. Margaret's services

Central Referral Centre

We now have a streamlined information, advice, and referral process. For general information and advice, or for healthcare professional referrals to all patient services, there is only ONE number you need to remember...

0845 070 8910