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Launch of our Family Focussed Animation

Wednesday 17 January Helping families stay involved and together up to the very end, is the message behind a new animated film launched by the Hospice, which aims to show the care and support the Hospice offers to patients and their families. Families-together-banner-for-website-slider Read more

Bringing death into the open

Eminent broadcaster Sir Martyn Lewis CBE was the guest speaker at a reception hosted by Princess Alice Hospice at Pembroke Lodge, Richmond Park on Tuesday 16 January 2018.

Wednesday 17 January

How we made a difference at Christmas

Every year the Day Services team at Princess Alice Hospice in Esher organise Christmas celebrations in the Day Hospice for its patients and their families. 2017’s festive fun kicked off the week before Christmas with four fabulous parties which included a wonderful Christmas dinner, carol singing, games and other activities.

Monday 15 January


Light up a life Service of Remembrance 2017

On Sunday 3 December 2017 we were joined by recently bereaved families for our annual Light up a life Service of Remembrance. The Service was led by our Chaplain, Revd. Dr Steve Nolan, and included the following dedication and prayer: Gardens are places where people work together with nature. Plants and other objects that are […]

Friday 12 January

Santa fun Run 2018

Festive Fun Run Raises Over £40,000

A combined total of over £40,000 has been raised so far by participants taking part in the Princess Alice Hospice Santa Fun Runs at Richmond and Bushy Parks. Runners both large and small, on four legs and on two and in teams or individually ran a collective 3,520 miles in aid of the charity in memory of loved […]

Friday 12 January


A Christmas and New Year message from our Chief Executive

As the festive break draws near and Santa is loading his sleigh and checking his route on Google maps, it’s time for me to wish you good tidings and say a big thank you for helping us to achieve so much in 2017.

Saturday 23 December

Join Hospice supporters in Thames Ditton for Prudential RideLondon Event

Princess Alice Hospice supporters will be out in force on Sunday 30 July to watch the Prudential RideLondon cycle event, which starts at 6am in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, then follows a 100-mile route on closed roads through the capital and into Surrey’s stunning countryside.

Tuesday 18 July

Rebecca’s Wimbledon Honour

We are so proud of 12 year old Rebecca Jones, who performed the coin toss brilliantly at the Ladies’ Final at Wimbledon on Saturday 15 July! Rebecca appeared to have taken head referee, Andrew Jarrett’s advice to smile, wave and make the most of it, as she was very poised before 15,000 spectators, plus an additional 4.8 million viewers watching at home.

Tuesday 18 July

Happy Birthday, Man Shed!

It feels like the blink of an eye but Man Shed received its Grand Opening by TV sports presenter John Inverdale and our Chief Executive, Nicki Shaw, a year ago today (20 June 2016).

Tuesday 20 June

What a scorcher!

Our annual Summer Fete and Dog Show at the Hospice on Sunday was hot, hot, hot!

Monday 19 June

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