Dougie Mac Awards 2020- Winners Announced

Dougie Mac’s annual awards evening recognises the hard work and achievements of the Dougie Mac team. From clinical care to income generation, we endeavour to celebrate our employees who show their unrelenting commitment and dedication to the hospice. Like many events and gatherings our scheduled celebratory evening had to be cancelled due to ongoing social […]

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Dougie Mac Retail Shops Update

Despite many non-essential shops re-opening today, all Dougie Mac retail stores currently remain closed. Our retail team are working incredibly hard to put measures into place to ensure everyone can work, shop and donate safely for our anticipated re-opening on 7th July. Our re-opening in early July will only include 5 stores initially which will […]

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Carers Week 2020-“My Buddy Has Helped Me Feel Less Isolated”

Carers Week (8th-14th June) is an annual campaign to highlight the challenges unpaid carers face and acknowledge the contribution they make to society throughout the UK. We understand that this year many carers have faced additional challenges in supporting a loved one due to the Covid-19 pandemic and have needed to access support for themselves. […]

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Dougie Mac Thanks Supporters for Generous Donations During Covid-19 Outbreak

Dougie Mac have been overwhelmed by the support of their local community following an urgent appeal for hand sanitizer and face masks. The appeal for clinical products has seen individuals and businesses alike pull together to donate items for their local adult hospice, who are still providing 24/7 patient care amidst the challenging Covid-19 pandemic. […]

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A message from our Director of Care, Jeanette McCartney: The symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) may be more severe in people with weakened immune systems, older people, and those with long-term and life-limiting illnesses. You can read the latest government advice here It is important in the current and ever-changing coronavirus situation that we take all reasonable […]

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Important Public Information – COVID-19

The symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) may be more severe in people with weakened immune systems, older people, and those with long-term and life-limiting illnesses. It is important in the current and ever-changing coronavirus situation that we take all reasonable steps to protect the wellbeing of those using our services, our staff and volunteers. Current advice for […]

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Dougie Mac and Donna Louise To Amalgamate

An important message from Dougie Mac CEO, David Webster: “I am delighted to announce, that after extensive discussions at Board Level the Donna Louise Children’s Hospice (DLCH) will be amalgamated into the current structures and systems at Dougie Mac.  This means that the Trustees and Directors of Dougie Mac will assume control of DLCH.  This […]

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Klarius’ Community Programme building on good work for local hospice

In September 2018, the then new Klarius CEO Mark Brickhill established a Works Council, one of a number of initiatives to improve employee engagement and feedback within the company and externally with the local community. The Works Council members chose Dougie Mac (Douglas Macmillan Hospice) to be the Charity of the Year for 2019, and […]

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Dougie Mac Recognises Don-Bur Support

Dougie Mac are delighted to recognise local company Don-Bur for going the extra mile to support the hospice in memory of an employee’s relative. The Longton-based manufacturers of commercial vehicle trailers and bodywork have supported Dougie Mac for numerous years and have continued to offer ongoing support throughout 2019. Jan Blake, the mother-in-law of Lisa […]

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