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Shannon our digital marketing apprentice

Doing an apprenticeship at Martlets

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This week is National Apprenticeship Week and this year’s theme is ‘Build the Future’. This aims to highlight the benefits apprenticeships can have on individuals, businesses, and local communities. At Martlets we currently have three apprentices within the organisation. Shannon Gordon, our Digital Marketing Apprentice, tells us about her experience working at Martlets.

Nadia after running the marathon

Could this be the year you run the Brighton Marathon?

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Last year, Nadia, a registered nurse, ran her first ever marathon and raised £879 for Martlets. She explains how she prepared for the challenge and tells us about her student nursing placement at Martlets. Will her story inspire you to run for us in 2022? 

Malcom Morris

A Christmas Star

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Malcolm is staying on our inpatient unit and celebrated his 85th birthday last week. While on the ward he received his first-ever video call, via a Martlets iPad.

Painting helps a child with bereavement

National Grief Awareness Week

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Last week was Children’s Grief Awareness Week and this week is National Grief Awareness week, we want to highlight the support available for children and families who have lost a loved one. Sally Cotterell, a counsellor on our patient and family support team, looks at how families can support children during challenging times and help them express difficult feelings.  

Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals

Martlets Black Friday Deals

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Black Friday is this week, but we are starting our sales early. From Monday 22 until 29 November, we have 30% off everything on all sites. Beat the Christmas rush and get ahead with Martlets special ‘Black Friday’ and ‘Cyber Monday’ deals. Martlets online shop provides a vital stream of income for our hospice. We are so thankful for your ...

Remembering Jess at Christmas

Remembering Jess at Christmas

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Terri’s daughter Jess was cared for by Martlets before she died at the age of 21. Terri tells us about the care Jess received and the appeal she runs every Christmas in memory of her daughter.