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The Myton Hospices open a new shop in Wellesbourne

On Friday 5th February, our retail shop on Warwick Road in Wellesbourne closed its doors for the last time and we can now reveal our brand new shop in The Precinct is now open. We opened our first shop in Wellesbourne on 1st January 1999 and we have been lucky

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The Myton Hospices talk about World Cancer Day 2016

The Myton Hospices talk about World Cancer Day 2016 World Cancer Day is a global awareness campaign which takes place on 4th February every year to unite the world in the fight against cancer. Recent figures sadly show that 8.2 million people die from cancer worldwide every year. World Cancer

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Please welcome The Myton Hospices new CEO, Ruth Freeman

Please welcome The Myton Hospices new CEO… We are delighted to announce that Ruth Freeman has been appointed CEO of The Myton Hospices. Ruth joined us in 2006 as Director of Fundraising and has been acting CEO since November 2015 when Kate Lee sadly left Myton to join CLIC Sargent

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The Myton Hospices talk about World Religion Day

On 25th January, people of all faiths across the world will be celebrating World Religion Day. World Religion Day provides people with the opportunity to explore different religions and unite, regardless of faith, to understand and identify potential similarities which lie within each religion. Myton celebrates World Religion Day and

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Gok wants your clothes!

This January, Gok Wan is encouraging men and women to clear out their wardrobes and donate their unwanted clothing to their local hospice charity shop. Each month, the British fashion guru chooses a different charity to support. This month, Gok has chosen Hospice UK and is encouraging people to support

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A Thank You Letter to David Bowie from a Palliative Care Doctor

On 18th January, Dr Mark Taubert, Palliative Care Consultant at Velindre NHS Trust in Cardiff, published a letter addressed to David Bowie thanking him for helping health care professionals, like him, to talk more easily to people about death. In the letter, Dr Taubert claims that Bowie’s story has had

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The Myton Hospices’ response to NICE guidelines

On 16th December, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) published new guidelines entitled: Care of dying adults in the last days of life. The guidelines, which are set out for health and social care professionals, state that patients must be treated with respect and end of life

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BBC Coventry and Warwickshire broadcast on The Myton Hospices

On Sunday 13th December, BBC Coventry and Warwickshire conducted a radio broadcast from our Warwick Myton Hospice to discuss and capture what life is like at Myton, particularly over the festive period. The broadcast features interviews with staff and volunteers as well as comments from patients and loved ones who

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The Myton Hospices staff conquer the Sahara Desert

On 19th November, two of our fantastic Myton at Home nursing assistants, Jacquie Bird and Nicola Hughes, and two of our wonderful retail staff, Sarah Wallam and Carol O'Reilly, headed off to the Sahara Desert to complete the Sahara Trek Challenge. "Words cannot describe the past few days. Such a

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Stratford Town Trust are helping The Myton Hospices

We are very happy to announce that we have been awarded a £10,000 grant from Stratford Town Trust. The £10,000 grant will be used to care for Stratford residents who are admitted to our Warwick hospice for inpatient care and those who require the services of the lymphoedema clinic. These

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