K is a 65-year old married man with liver cancer. When the nurse first saw him, he was suffering from severe back pain, anxiety and a debilitating insect-biting type pain in his legs which meant he slept badly. The nurses prescribed pain killers, explained what was happening to him and he is now sleeping much … Continue reading Patient story
We're joining the national 2.6 challenge to help charities who have cancelled events in light of the UK Coronavirus lockdown. Hospice Ethiopia UK is coordinating a hair cutting (and potentially hair raising...) challenge with 26 brave volunteers allowing their lockdown comrades to cut their hair. We've been kind enough to not specify the required haircut, … Continue reading HE Haircut challenge!
You can view the annual report for 2019 by clicking here.
Two trustees of Hospice Ethiopia UK, Marion Bryce and Susan Mumford, visited Hospice Ethiopia in February 2020. The full report detailing their visit is available here. For Appendix 2, please click here.
The Hospice Ethiopia annual meeting will be held on Thursday 5th March 6pm at the Priscilla Bacon Centre for Specialist Palliative Care in Norwich. Please come and hear the amazing support we have had over the last year and the developments and plans for the next 12 months. Hospice Ethiopia UK’s annual meeting will be … Continue reading Annual meeting and presentation
During the build-up to Christmas we’ve had several very successful fundraising events including a talk by Sue & Jamie at Ranworth Church, bag packing at Tesco’s in Aylsham, St Michael’s Christmas Tree festival and Carols in Aldborough Community Centre. These events have raised just under £900 in total. Very many thanks to all those who … Continue reading Recent fundraising successes
Many of you have generously made donations in the past that have helped provide crucial care for patients. We're very excited to let you know that Hospice Ethiopia UK has been selected again this year to participate in the Big Give Christmas Challenge 2019, the UK's largest match funding campaign. We will be raising money … Continue reading The Big Give 2019
Please find the full report detailing Sue and Jamie's visit to Rwanda for the APCA conference, and Ethiopia to catch up with the HE team here.
Blog post written by Revd Canon Nick Garrard, one of the HE Trustees (as published in the Yarmouth Mercury) Recently I had a fascinating lunch at Norwich Cathedral. The jacket potato was good but the company made it really special. The special guest was Ephrem Abathun, Director of Hospice Ethiopia Ethiopia has a population of … Continue reading Meeting Ephrem in Norwich
We have had a very busy and enjoyable week with the Director of Hospice Ethiopia, Ephrem in the UK. First stop was the University of Surrey for a workshop about a research project looking at using mobile phone technology to extend palliative care and symptom control to remote rural areas of Ethiopia. The rest of … Continue reading Ephrem visits the UK!