The Hospice

The Hospice is the new, ground-breaking series, produced by the makers of "GPs Behind Closed Doors" for Together TV, focusing on the lives of the patients under the care of ellenor hospice in Kent.

The series will show how every precious moment matters as it follows the deeply personal stories of adults and children who are receiving end-of-life care both in their own homes, and at the ellenor inpatient ward in Gravesend.

Also highlighted is the inspirational way that the hospice staff and volunteers support the patients who are terminally ill and their families. Their expertise, passion and commitment create a warm, restful and even happy environment, enabling precious family time together.

Along with revealing the incredible work at ellenor, Together is partnering with Hospice UK and Together For Short Lives for the series to highlight the need of support of the hospices across the UK encouraging viewers to raise awareness for their vital work during Dying Matters Week (14-20 May) and Children’s Hospice Week (21-27 May), along with ongoing calls to action throughout June and July.

Watch the series - starting Tuesday 8 May at 10pm

You can watch each episode on Together TV,  the 'do more' channel. Together inspires, facilitates and above all connects people, breathing new life into what a TV channel can be. 

It is the first supporter-owned national TV channel and the only channel dedicated to inspiring social change. The channel was born from the experience of Community Channel, the broadcaster operating since 2000.

Channel numbers

Freeview: 93

Sky: 159

Virgin Media: 269

Freesat: 164


Episode 1 - Tuesday 8 May

The exterior of ellenor hospice

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Episode 3 - Tuesday 22 May

The clinical team at ellenor hospice

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Episode 5 - Tuesday 5 June

The group at ellenor hospice

Episode 7 - Tuesday 19 June

One of the patients at ellenor hospice

Episode 9 - Tuesday 3 July

A cake promoting ellenor Hospice

Episode 11 - Tuesday 17 July

An ellenor Hospice shop

Episode 13 - Tuesday 31 July

Twilight walk for ellenor hospice

Episode 2 - Tuesday 15 May

David Till, one of the patients featured in the series 'The Hospice'

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Episode 4 - Tuesday 29 May

Staff at ellenor hospice

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Episode 6 - Tuesday 12 June

Team of ellenor hospice fundraisers

Episode 8 - Tuesday 26 June

A meeting at ellenor hospice

Episode 10 - Tuesday 10 July

A leaflet about ellenor Hospice at an event

Episode 12 - Tuesday 24 July

The new Bright Space area at ellenor Hospice being opened

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