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UPDATED DAY THERAPY & OUTPATIENTS INFORMATION 11.08.2020 – 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. You can read the latest government advice here It is important in the current and ever-changing coronavirus situation that we take all reasonable steps to protect the well-being of those using our […]

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Dougie Mac Celebrates Cycle to Work Day 2020

Today we are celebrating the UK’s biggest cycle commuting event – Cycle to Work Day!!  Our fab Fundraisers, Alison, Amber and Lauren used their pedal power to cycle to work this morning.  “We had so much fun cycling to work this morning as part of our cycle to work day at Dougie Mac. It has […]

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RETAIL SHOPS DONATIONS UPDATE 15.07.2020

We continue to be overwhelmed with the support from our community who have been so generous with over 6000 bags of donations and their custom over the last 7 days since we reopened 5 of our stores. We thank you for supporting a successful week of trading and respectfully adhering to our safety guidelines. Despite […]

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UPDATED VISITING INFORMATION 15.07.2020 – 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. You can read the latest government advice here It is important in the current and ever-changing coronavirus situation that we take all reasonable steps to protect the well-being of those using our […]

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New Dementia Activity Project is Launched Thanks to Covid-19 Emergency Fund

Thanks to support from The Community Fund of Staffordshire and National Emergency Trust, Dougie Mac’s local strategic partners, Approach, have been granted £3,730 from the NET Coronavirus Appeal to support those with dementia and their families during the Covid-19 pandemic. Keen to find innovative ways to support their service users, Approach, along with support from […]

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Dougie Mac Retail Shops Update

While we depend on our retail shops to generate vital hospice funds, we will not be opening any of our stores until early July as we are busy taking steps to ensure everyone  can Work Safely, Shop Safely and Donate Safely. In the meantime, we are encouraging our supporters to Sort, Save and Support to make […]

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Dying Matters Awareness Week- 11th-17th May 2020

As we come to the end of another Dying Matters Week we reflect on how important this year’s theme #DyingToBeHeard is, perhaps now more so than ever. 🌻 We would usually have hosted awareness events & community activities to help people talk about death, acknowledge their thoughts and fears as well as encouraging them to listen to others. Although that […]

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International Nurses Day- 12th May 2020

Happy International Nurses Day! 🌈 We’re so proud of our compassionate and committed team of nursing staff who are a huge part of our diverse and specialist team who always strive to provide excellent care and support here at the hospice and in our local communities. We’d like to say thank you for the Royal Doulton mugs received […]

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Dougie Mac Celebrates the 75th Anniversary of VE Day

“We may allow ourselves a brief period of rejoicing, but let us not forget for a moment the toils and efforts that lie ahead.”‬ Winston Churchill, 8th May 1945 ‪Today our staff & patients have enjoyed afternoon tea to commemorate #VEDay75 but we have also taken the time to remember and celebrate the resilience of the human […]

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Dougie Mac Makes Wedding Wish Come True

Huge Congratulations to Kay and Karl who got married at the hospice earlier this week with their sons by their side. As soon as the Dougie Mac team heard Kay and Karl wanted to get married nothing was going to stop them pulling out all the stops to make it happen. In a matter of […]

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