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8th May 24

30th Anniversary Glass Flowers

The charity was delighted to celebrate its 30th anniversary with the launch of our stunning display of 1,000 handcrafted stained glass fritillaria flowers at Merley House in Wimborne.

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30th Apr 24

International success

We are delighted and proud to announce that Hazel Mack, our Community Specialist Palliative Care Nurse Team Lead, has had an article published in the April edition of the International Journal of Palliative Nursing.

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9th Apr 24

Haskins finish charity partnership on a high

Thank you to the incredible team at Haskins Garden Centre in Ferndown for their outstanding support throughout our charity partnership in 2023.

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2nd Apr 24

Bouquet of Hope

Carnival Flowers in Wimborne is supporting Forest Holme this year with their Bouquet of Hope.

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27th Feb 24

Patient and families benefit from multi-functional chair beds

New multi-functional chair beds, a complementary therapy couch, riser-recliner chairs and dining room furniture are just some of the items purchased as part of a recent internal refurbishment thanks to the generosity of the local community.

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1st Feb 24

Cleaner retires after 19 years

We said a fond farewell to our cleaner Jackie, who bowed out this week to enjoy a well deserved retirement after 19 years at Forest Holme and a total of 28 years with NHS University Hospitals Dorset.

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10th Jan 24

Tree-mendous appeal success

Forest Holme Hospice Charity is delighted to announce that the Light Up A Life tree contributed to a total of £4,855 raised for the hospice.

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29th Nov 23

Award success

Congratulations to our fantastic Complementary Therapy Team, who came second and took the highly commended award in the recent Great British Care Awards.

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3rd Nov 23

Charity secures dedicated Reiki Therapist for patients

Forest Holme is delighted to announce it will be part-funding the role of the hospice’s reiki specialist, Kay Spears, alongside the Harry Edwards Healing Sanctuary.

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1st Aug 23

Poppy’s Stall

10-year-old Poppy Thomas was thrilled to receive her certificate and medal from the charity for raising £150 from her fundraising stall.

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25th Jul 23

Forest Holme Refurbishment

We are excited to announce that our refurbishment project at Forest Holme Hospice will begin on Monday 31st July 2023.

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30th Jun 23

Complementary therapies benefit from £7.5K donation

Going for Bust have generously donated £7,500 to fund complementary therapies for Breast Cancer patients at Forest Holme Hospice. 

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30th Jun 23

Memorial event success new location

Hundreds of people flocked to Poole Park to write a dedication in memory of a loved one at our Tie A Yellow Ribbon event, which was held in the park for the very first time.

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5th May 23

Poole pub hit £50k fundraising milestone

The Charity had the privilege of presenting The Lord Nelson with a special plaque to celebrate hitting the £50K fundraising milestone for Forest Holme Hospice Charity.

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5th May 23

Sisters fundraise by cycling Vietnam to Cambodia

Sisters Sue and Carol Prevost cycled 390km from Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam to Angkor Wat in Cambodia in memory of their mum, Viv and raising an amazing £730 for Forest Holme.

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5th May 23

Hospice volunteer publishes book about garden transformation

A book written by Forest Holme volunteer gardener David Dawson has been published to raise funds for the hospice.

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22nd Feb 23

Kitchen Disco Inferno

Thank you to disco diva Hayley Broom who hosted her very own Sophie Ellis-Bextor-style 24 hour kitchen disco and raised a fantastic £1,435 for Forest Holme.

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22nd Feb 23

Strictly night helps raise fab-u-lous funds

A Strictly Extravaganza Gala Dinner held at the Hilton in Bournemouth has raised £25,000 for Forest Holme Hospice in Poole.

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