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Maureen's family supports with Regular Giving scheme

Caring for Lisa’s mum


Lisa’s mum Maureen was cared for on Martlets’ inpatient unit in 2015. Lisa tells us about the support their family received and why she continues to contribute to Martlets’ regular giving scheme. 

Our sahara trek group

Celebrating this year’s Sahara Trek


Rikto took part in our sponsored Sahara Trek last month and raised £1,752 for Martlets. She tells us all about the challenge, and why she took it on. Rikto asks ‘will you join the Martlets team in 2023 for the next big trail adventure?’ 

Anne and Mark

Caring for Anne


Mark’s wife Anne was cared for by Martlets during the last few months of her life, both at home and on our inpatient unit. He tells us about the care she received, and the support Martlets provided to their family. 

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A family’s caring legacy


Sisters Katharine and Helena tell us about the care their mum Hilary received on Martlets’ inpatient unit and why their dad Stephen decided to leave Martlets a legacy gift in his Will. 

Supporting bereaved mums

Supporting bereaved mums this Mother’s Day


Mother’s Day is coming up and for some that can bring a sense of dread. You may have lost your mum or supporting a child through bereavement. Constant reminders of mum everywhere can make it a challenging time.

Justine on our Community Team

Hospice care at home


Justine is a clinical nurse specialist on our community team and provides care to patients at home. She tells us why she joined Martlets and explains what she finds challenging and rewarding about her role.