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Sharing Experience of Global Palliative Care conference

Sue and Jamie attended a fascinating one day conference in Oxford on the 23rd September, organised by Palliative Care Works, another UK registered charity that HE UK works closely with. Two of the delegates who gave presentations had been taught by Sue and Jamie in Addis Ababa in March. Sister Emebet & Dr Aklilu have received bursaries from … Continue reading Sharing Experience of Global Palliative Care conference

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Preparations Being Made for Hospice Ethiopia Visit in October 2017

In late October Sue and Jamie Mumford will be going back to Ethiopia along with UK volunteer Tim Morgan.  Sue and Jamie will be spending time teaching healthcare professionals from other NGOs about providing community palliative care, and further promote the work of Hospice Ethiopia. They will also meet with the HE director Ephrem and … Continue reading Preparations Being Made for Hospice Ethiopia Visit in October 2017

Masked Ball Raises £12,000 for Hospice Ethiopia!

Everyone had a ball at the much anticipated 'Wolterton Extravagant' masquerade last Saturday! Plenty of eating, drinking, dancing, and fundraising went on and we raised an astounding £12,000 for Hospice Ethiopia. Very many thanks to all those who so generously gave their time and money - it couldn't have happened without you. There was an … Continue reading Masked Ball Raises £12,000 for Hospice Ethiopia!

Trump signs up for the Wolterton Extravagant

On September 16 2017 one of Norfolk’s great country houses, Wolterton Hall, will open its doors for the Wolterton Extravagant – a charity fundraiser in aid of Hospice Ethiopia.  Alongside a champagne reception, a three-course feast and lots of live entertainment, there’s the chance to win some exclusive prizes.  And Wolterton’s very own Trump is … Continue reading Trump signs up for the Wolterton Extravagant

Lent Appeal 2017

The Diocese of Norwich's Lent Appeal 2017 to raise funds for a new car for Hospice Ethiopia has raised over £40,000! This will pay for a new Toyota Rav 4 car and several years' of running costs. This will allow for continued expansion of their community care programme, resulting in more people receiving vital palliative care in … Continue reading Lent Appeal 2017

The Wolterton Extravagant

The ‘Wolterton Extravagant’  In aid of Hospice Ethiopia  Saturday September 16 2017, from 7.30pm. Carriages at Midnight In the Marble Room, various adjacent chambers & the grounds, of Wolterton Hall, by kind permission of  Mr Peter Sheppard & Mr Keith Day.  In the presence of The Lady Dannatt MBE, Patron. Tickets: £50 (limited numbers) – early … Continue reading The Wolterton Extravagant

Hospice Ethiopia Report, Spring 2017

This report details the clinical visits made, meetings held, and teaching carried out during a three week visit to Addis Ababa in March & April 2017.  These were conducted on behalf of Hospice Ethiopia UK (the newly registered UK charity formerly known as the Norwich group supporting Hospice Ethiopia) and the International Consortium. The visit was … Continue reading Hospice Ethiopia Report, Spring 2017

Palliative care course at the Alert Hospital, Addis Ababa

Photo of attendees at a week's palliative care course that Sue and Jamie Mumford ran at the Alert Hospital, Addis Ababa in March 2017. 20 doctors and nurses working in anaesthetics and emergency care received training in the ethos of palliative care, pain, and symptom control including prescribing morphine and communication skills. It is important that … Continue reading Palliative care course at the Alert Hospital, Addis Ababa