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Bid to raise extra £1m for Pilgrims

‘People power’ celebrated as ward beds are saved, but now more cash must be found THE battle to save beds at Canterbury’s hospice has been won but the mission to raise money for the Pilgrims charity continues. That was the message from campaigners after the charity announced the decision not to go ahead with a planned bed closure at the …

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Hundreds storm out of Pilgrims’ Hospice meeting

Hundreds of furious people stormed out of a public meeting with executives and senior staff at the Pilgrims’ Hospice in Canterbury last week. Tensions ran high throughout the two and a half hour meeting, as hundreds of members of the public, and former healthcare professionals, stood up to oppose the decision to close the Canterbury hospice’s Inpatient Ward in 2016. …

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Shock, sadness… and fears donations could fall away

THINK AGAIN SAVE OUR HOSPICE – SPECIAL REPORT Bosses at Canterbury’s Pilgrims Hospice are under mounting pressure to rethink the planned closure of the 16-bed care unit. They claim the charity-run centre, which opened in 1982, is “no longer fit for purpose” and closing it will save £500,000 a year. Instead, they want to expand hospice care in the community, …

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