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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!

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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 2014 Christmas Cards.

Furniture Wanted!

Good quality furniture collected FREE OF CHARGE.

Call 01935 410126 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.


Dare To Care - Wear It Yellow

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"Dress in Yellow if you Dare - Donate £1 and Help Us Care"

Join us to celebrate Hospice Care Week 6th-12th October and help us to make each day count

Hospice Care Week is an annual awareness week to help raise the profile of hospice care across the UK.

For more information please call 01823 365615 or email wearityellow@st-margarets-hospice.org.uk


St Margaret's Will Week 2014

Will Week 2014

During St Margaret’s Make a Will Week, participating Solicitors are giving up their time to write or update basic wills in return for a minimum suggested donation to St. Margaret’s Hospice.


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

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