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Hospice leaders resign in wake of closure row

Two step down after charity was forced to drop plans Two leading figures of the Pilgrims Hospice charity have stepped down following an outcry over plans to close inpatient beds in Canterbury. Chief executive Steve Auty and chairman of the trustees Dr Richard Morey have both resigned their posts. Dr Morey said the organisation needed a fresh executive and non-executive …

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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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Hospice closure backlash

Fears donations could drop after shock announcement of closure of Pilgrims Hospice in Canterbury. Bosses at Canterbury’s Pilgrims Hospice are standing their ground over the planned closure of the 16-bed care unit despite a growing campaign to force them to change their minds. They claim the charity-run centre – which opened in 1982 – is “no longer fit for purpose” …

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