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Envisage goes the Extra Mile for DougieMac

Multi-national exhibition specialists Envisage have assembled a team of runners to take on the iconic Potters Arf Marathon on Sunday 11th June raising funds for Douglas Macmillan Hospice and the Donna Louise Children’s Hospice. Last year to celebrate Envisage’s 40th Anniversary their team raised £1400 for both local hospices’ with 20 members of staff running […]

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Admiral Nurse appointed at DougieMac

The Douglas Macmillan Hospice has recently appointed an Admiral Nurse, the first in Staffordshire and only the fourth Admiral Nurse to be based in a hospice in the UK. The service has been developed in partnership with Dementia UK, the national charity that provides specialist dementia support for families through Admiral Nursing. Admiral Nurses provide […]

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Gym Equipment installation saves DougieMac £10,000

Staff from John Munroe Group have donated £8,000 worth of gym equipment to Douglas Macmillan Hospice which has been installed free of charge by Sneyd Construction. The installation of the equipment would have cost approximately £2,000 for the hospice. Matthew Harris, Managing Director at John Munroe Group commented, “We are really pleased to be supporting […]

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Dougie Mac Making Final Moments Count

As part of Dying Matters Week, we spoke to members of our clinical team to find out what it’s like working at Douglas Macmillan Hospice. First up is Dr. Melica Daily-Hunt, who has been working at the hospice for the last 3 years, here’s what she had to say – “Throughout  my medical career , […]

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DougieMac says ‘thank you to the emergency services and the cyclists who tried to help’

Welsh Police and Ambulance crews were called upon for assistance when a participant in the Dougie Mac Bike Ride collapsed at the roadside, mid-morning on the A5 near Llangollen, on Sunday 7th May 2017.  Organisers later learnt that the cyclist had sadly died at the scene. Chief Executive David Webster commented “I have been made […]

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Mum’s Remarkable Care Thanks to DougieMac

Viv Kinsella, a 58 year old former head teacher from Stockton Brook, first came in contact with DougieMac in August 2015, after she was diagnosed with bowel cancer. She was referred to the hospice’s In Patient Services for pain management, after Viv’s oncologist said she was too poorly for any treatment. “After arriving in agaony […]

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The Grandad Grand Prix Races to Launch Event

Children’s book, The Grandad Grand Prix, will be released at a special launch event at Douglas Macmillan Hospice on Saturday 6th May at 11am. The book, by first time author Lee Crowther, is one of a kind, as it deals with the tale of two grandads competing for their granddaughter’s affection – when one is […]

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Education Courses announced

A host of exciting courses have been announced by the DougieMac Education and Learning team. Study for an accredited module – Level 6 – The Impact of Frailty on an Ageing Population, on Thursday 8th & 15th June and is suitable for all health and social care practitioners. The aim of this course is to […]

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Westlands Winner of DougieMac’s £10,000 Rollover Prize

John Godwin, from Westlands has scooped the record-breaking £10,000 cash prize from the weekly DougieMac Lottery draw. The 67 year old received his lucky phone call last Friday, having been a regular player of the Lottery since 2015. He intends to spend his winnings on a new bathroom and a few treats for his family. […]

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Moddershall Having a Ball for DougieMac

Moddershall Oaks have announced a luxurious black tie charity auction night which takes place on Saturday 6th May in support of Douglas Macmillan Hospice. The award winning luxury spa will host the night which include a drinks reception, a delicious three course meal and the charity auction with all funds going to the Blurton-based hospice. […]

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