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What we do

Hospice UK plays an important national role in:

- Supporting the breadth, dynamism and flexibility of more than 200 hospices across the UK who care for over 200,000 adults and children every year.

- Equipping professionals with the knowledge, skills and expertise needed to deliver care in any setting, support their local communities and to work in partnership with others.

- Improving the quality of all palliative and end of life care by sharing good practice, innovative solutions and learning.

- Provoking and challenging across sectors, bringing partners together to collaborate in new ways and think differently about solutions.

- Embracing and provoking conversations about death, dying and bereavement across all sectors of our society.

Read our current strategy
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Our impact

Hospice UK makes a huge impact in supporting hospice care across the United Kingdom every year, from raising awareness, fundraising, through to providing specialist clinical knowledge, grants, and expertise.

Read our impact report
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Meet our team and find out more about our work

We believe that everyone, no matter who they are, where they are or why they are ill, should receive the best possible care at the end of their life. Our vision is hospice care for every person in need.

We are managed by our Senior Management Team and overseen by our Board of Trustees.

Meet our senior staff

Updates from Tracey Bleakley

Our CEO Tracey Bleakley provides regular video updates about her work at Hospice UK, also highlighting our events and campaigns. Watch Tracey's latest update here, you can also visit our YouTube channel to subscribe to her vlog.

Watch Tracey's vlogs
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Real people, real stories

Our priority is providing the care patients need

Dr Geoff Wells, palliative care specialist trainee
Read Geoff's story