News & Events

Christmas is generally the time of year when we think of people who won't be with us during the festive season - they may have died, they may be living overseas or in other parts of the country, or perhaps just can't be with you at this time of year. From 7th - 19th December there will be a Farmers sponsored Tree of Remembrance in Stratford.  Everyone who makes a donation to Ho ...

06 Nov 2020

Christmas is generally the time of year when we think of people who won't be with us during the festive season - they may have died, they may be living overseas or in other parts of the country, or perhaps just can't be with you at this time of year. From 19 November until Christmas Eve everyone who makes a donation to hospice whilst shopping in Farmers will receive a remembra ...

06 Nov 2020

This year's bauble is Comfort by Hospice "Providing wrap around services, compassion and comfort, hospice supports people to live every moment - to spend time with those they care about, in the places they love, bringing joy and creating memories that last forever." Once again, Farmers stores across New Zealand will be raising funds for their local Hospice service in the lead u ...

06 Nov 2020

A focus on diabetes awareness and prevention runs for the whole month of November, taking in World Diabetes day on November 14. Diabetes is a leading cause of blindness, amputation, heart disease, kidney failure and early death. However, simple action to control your risk of developing type 2 diabetes can reduce the risk. With type 2 diabetes still on the rise, workplaces can p ...

06 Nov 2020

It is with great pleasure that we accept the offer from George MacArthur to organise a fundraising Golf Event for Hospice Taranaki.  George is a great advocate for our service of specialist hospice palliative care and appreciates our need to raise money. Funds from this event will make a difference to the lives of our patients and their families.   Tee off for Hospice - Hosted ...

06 Nov 2020

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner marks Privacy Week each year to promote privacy awareness and to inform people of their rights under the Privacy Act. It is also to help educate businesses, organisations and agencies of their responsibilities and obligations with personal information. This year's Privacy Week promotes our 'Privacy is Precious' national awareness campaign ...

02 Nov 2020

Medicines are the most frequently used intervention to improve a person's health and wellbeing. This week is #MedSafetyWeek 2020 with the theme of focusing on 'your report matters'. Encouraging staff and patients to report Adverse Drug Reactions (ADR) to the Centre for Adverse Reactions Monitoring (CARM). While it is hard to predict who will experience an ADR, it is essential t ...

02 Nov 2020

Our next Remembrance Service will be on Sunday 8 November at 2.00 pm at the Hospital Chapel, followed by afternoon tea in the Iona Lounge. This is an important time for bereaved family members to be able to honour their loved ones and acknowledge their grief in a communal way.   Invitations have been sent out, so if you have not received yours yet, please do not hesitate to giv ...

16 Oct 2020

The following message was received from Kelly Ellis of Primo: "Primo is proud to continue our support of a growing number of organisations throughout Taranaki with sponsored services.  Having Primo services means you can direct your valuable resources into where they are needed most.   To provide a spotlight on the organisations we support, we have a grand plan for a big wall d ...

09 Oct 2020

Here is the first of our new monthly issues of HospiceTalk - a newsletter with coverage for Hospice supporters. click here to download the pdf (only two pages) ...

07 Oct 2020

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