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St Clare's Hospice - Statement regarding the Care Quality Commission (CQC) report

Posted On: 04/12/2018

Category: Hospice

Under new, hospice specific criteria introduced by the health care regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC), St Clare’s Hospice has been rated ‘good’ for the care that it provides but ‘inadequate’ overall. Following the inspection in S...

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St Clare's Hospice - getting stronger each day!

Posted On: 31/10/2018

Category: Hospice

Dear South Tyneside Community, Sometimes it takes courage to make the most difficult decisions in life but, as many people in South Tyneside will know, deciding to voluntarily suspend regulated services at St Clare’s Hospice was an extremely tough ...

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Join us at our first ever Death Cafe

Posted On: 04/10/2018

Category: Hospice

This month we're inviting the community of South Tyneside to join us at our first ever Death Cafe on Sunday 7th October. We hope to encourage our local community to talk openly about death, dying and bereavement ahead of Hospice Care Week, which take...

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Action plan now in place at St Clare's Hospice to address concerns raised by CQC

Posted On: 28/09/2018

Category: Hospice

St Clare’s Hospice has submitted its immediate action plan ahead of schedule to the Clinical Quality Commission (CQC). On Friday 21st September, Avril Robinson, Chief Executive, made the very difficult decision to voluntarily suspend registered ser...

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St Clare's Hospice temporarily suspending services

Posted On: 21/09/2018

Category: Hospice

St Clare’s Hospice is voluntarily suspending services following a recent inspection from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) which took place on Wednesday 12th September and Thursday 13th September. St Clare’s Hospice CEO, Avril Robinson, together ...

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St Clare's Hospice celebrates volunteers' achievements at Mayor's reception

Posted On: 30/08/2018

Category: Hospice

St Clare's Hospice has been chosen by the Mayor of South Tyneside, Councillor Ken Stephenson, as one of his charities for the mayoral year. The Mayor will be raising funds for St Clare's throughout the year and most recently supported the Hospice wit...

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