St Clare Hospice
Hospice celebrates Department of Health grant project
St Clare Hospice have recently celebrated the opening of their new refurbished bedrooms on the inpatient unit. In the year St Clare Hospice celebrated its 20th birthday; the Department of Health recognised the importance of hospice care in the country and funded £396,000 to St Clare towards the refurbishment unit for the improvement and enhancement of the patient environment.
“Our 8 specialist Inpatient bedrooms are used 24 hours a day and have been since they opened 10 years ago. With such demand, they were beginning to look tired and dated. The Department’s grant of £396,000 enabled us to refurbish all 8 rooms, installing the very best in patient equipment and making each of the rooms a warm, comfortable and special place for our patients” said Tanya Curry, Director of Patient Care and Acting CEO.
She added “This is work we simply couldn’t have undertaken without the grant as we have to work incredibly hard to raise enough funds to keep the hospice running every day. It costs over £5,000 each day for us to provide our services and the
Making moves in the property market
First Property Management & Residential Lettings, the Bishop’s Stortford based property rental specialists are making all the right moves in the local property market. As well as being shortlisted at the end of last year for the prestigious National Lettings Awards in the customer service category, the property company run by Directors Ben and Gary Jones has just moved to a new office in Bishop’s Stortford.
Now at their new location in Newtown Road, Ben Jones, Business & Marketing Director had this to say: “We’re really happy with the success we’ve had over the past 2 years at First Property Management. The move to our new, bigger and more centrally located office has come at a great time for us as the company has seen some strong growth already this year and things are looking very positive for the year ahead.”
“As Bishop’s Stortford’s only independent letting agent we pride ourselves on being able to provide an unrivalled service to both our landlords and clients and the testimonials we regularly receive show that we are not only offering a first class price, but also a first class service to our clients.”
On Saturday 10th September First Property Management will be holding their Grand Opening between 10am and 2pm at their new offices: 9 Newtown Road, Bishop’s Stortford, CM23 3SA. Everyone who would like to attend is welcome to pop by at any time, we look forward to seeing you.
For more information on the local lettings market or to get in touch with us, please contact us on 01279 65 99 65 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
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money we were awarded did not contribute towards care costs; it specifically went towards improving the patient environment. The improvements made have enabled the hospice to provide our patients and their families with the very best environment for specialist palliative care. We are extremely proud of what we have achieved which was delivered on time and to budget.”
Be a star in Stortford!!
On Friday 16th September 2011 you can be a star by participating in the FIRST ever St Clare Hospice Bishop’s Stortford Starlight Walk
Sign up with all of your friends, family and colleagues and dress up for the occasion, Bishop’s Stortford will not know what’s hit it! Call 01279 773 750 or email email@example.com
JULIE AND MICHELLE
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