Martlets Appoints New Chief Executive Officer

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The Board of Trustees at Martlets has today announced the appointment of Claire Irving as the new CEO.  Claire will be joining Martlets in March 2022, taking over from Imelda Glackin, who was CEO at Martlets for seven years, having been with the charity for 19 years. Claire brings with her a wealth of experience from her previous roles, having worked at St Catherine’s Hospice since 2006, following ...

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. 

Rick part of Earthworks

How Earthworks helped me heal

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Earthworks is our open access men’s bereavement group, based at Martlets allotment. It is free for any man who has lost a loved one in Brighton and Hove and the Havens. Rick, an Earthworks participant, explains how the group provided support after the death of his wife Penny. 

Martlets CEO to step down

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Imelda Glackin will be stepping down as CEO at Martlets in 2022. Imelda has worked at Martlets for 19 years, with the last 7 years as CEO.