More people, like Nasra, can access our Myton at Home service using our new online self-referral option
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by Sophie Gordon
8h ago
Find out more about the service and how to refer HERE!   We understand that many people at the end of their life want to be cared for in the comfort of their own home, surrounded by family and friends.   Our Myton at Home service is designed to enable patients to remain at home and for them and their loved ones to be supported in their final weeks or days of life. The service also helps to prevent unnecessary admissions to hospital.   To make accessing our Myton at Home service as easy as possible we have now introduced online self-referral so that patients, their loved ones ..read more
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BBC 5 Live had a powerful conversation about palliative and end of life care
The Myton Hospices
by Sophie Gordon
1w ago
On Friday afternoon, BBC 5 Live presenter Colin Murray was joined by palliative care physician, psychotherapist and trainer Dr Kathryn Mannix to hold an important Question and Answer forum focusing on death and end of life, exploring the frequently disregarded topic and tackling some common misconceptions.   Here at The Myton Hospices, we’d like to echo some of the points raised during this discussion and show our support for conversations about death and dying. We’re glad to hear such open and honest discussions surrounding this significant subject.   The conversation started by a ..read more
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Daredevil Bank Nursing Assistant takes on our Skydive to raise vital funds for The Myton Hospices
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by Sophie Gordon
2w ago
If you would like to support Rebecca, you can donate HERE!   Rebecca Orr, one of our incredible Bank Nursing Assistants, works across our Myton at Home service and Coventry Myton Hospice Inpatient Unit, and also covers at our Warwick Inpatient Unit when needed.   Rebecca initially received a job offer for a Nursing Assistant role at Myton after her dad died. However, Rebecca has always dreamed of becoming a Nurse, so decided to turn this down to pursue her goal. Currently studying for her BSc degree in Adult Nursing, Rebecca works as a Bank Nursing Assistant across Myton’s servic ..read more
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Join us this Dying Matters Awareness Week!
The Myton Hospices
by Sophie Gordon
2w ago
If you are interested in attending, please fill out a short RSVP form below:   RSVP here This Dying Matters Awareness Week, we are inviting you in to our Rugby Myton Support Hub to find out more about the services we offer and how we may be able to support you and your loved ones, now or in the future.   Dying Matters Awareness Week encourages people to get talking about death and dying in whatever way, shape or form works for them. Taking place from 6th – 12th May, Dying Matters Awareness Week helps communities around the UK to come together to have conversations about end of l ..read more
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A record breaking year at this year’s Abseil down Coventry Cathedral with over £69,300 raised! Thank you so much!
The Myton Hospices
by Sophie Gordon
3w ago
  Congratulations to everyone who conquered their fears and took on our abseil down Coventry Cathedral to raise vital funds for The Myton Hospices! Your courage and dedication have raised an amazing £69,300! We can't thank you enough for your incredible support!   It was such a heart-warming day, full of stories, support and cheering each other on.  We hope you agree it was a really special event!   Of course, the day couldn’t have been such a great success without the help of some truly wonderful people! A big thank you has to go to Coventry Cathedral and Eight Po ..read more
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We are delighted to introduce our new Rugby & Coventry Motor Neurone Disease Support Group in partnership with the MND Association
The Myton Hospices
by Sophie Gordon
1M ago
This brand new support group is an informal and friendly space for people living with Motor Neurone Disease (MND), family members and carers to connect, share experiences and receive valuable information, guidance and support from dedicated volunteers and staff members from the MND Association and The Myton Hospices.   Marianne Grant, Area Support Co-ordinator at MND Association, said:   We are extremely grateful to be partnering with The Myton Hospices to host new support groups for people affected by MND in Rugby and Coventry. These friendly and informal gatherings will offer a ..read more
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We have relocated our Hertford Street charity shop in Coventry to Smithford Way!
The Myton Hospices
by Sophie Gordon
1M ago
This morning, we opened our new shop at Smithford Way in Coventry having moved after six successful years at our previous location at Hertford Street. Our Retail Team are excited to embark on this new chapter at the new setting.   The new Smithford Way shop opened its doors to the public on Wednesday 13th March at 10am, ensuring an enhanced shopping experience for our customers. This relocation offers a wide variety of items including clothing, accessories, toys, games, media and bric-a-brac. There is something for everyone and it’s the perfect opportunity to shop sustainably ..read more
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Warwick Myton Hospice Receptionist takes on our Abseil to raise vital funds for The Myton Hospices, a cause close to her heart
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by Sophie Gordon
1M ago
Linda Heath started working at Myton as a Bank Receptionist at Warwick Myton Hospice in 2016. She then became a permanent member of staff in 2018, monitoring Warwick’s reception every Friday.   Linda commented on her time at Myton:   I like to be amongst people and talk to the visitors. Being on reception, people like to talk to us. It’s a privilege to be able to be play a small role in the comfort Myton can provide and it’s nice to feel like you’re doing something useful and meaningful! Linda’s connection to Myton grew deeper in 2023, when her husband, Phil, was cared for by ou ..read more
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We have enhanced our patient centric approach by introducing the Integrated Palliative Outcome Scale
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by Sophie Gordon
1M ago
  The Myton Hospices has adopted a patient reported outcome measure, the Integrated Palliative Outcome Scale (IPOS), to advance our commitment to providing a holistic approach to patients and their families.   Until recent years hospices have relied on measuring activity and processes, such as the number of beds or numbers of patients seen to demonstrate their outputs.   Feedback from patient and their loved one’s about their experiences are vitally important, but they need robust ways of ensuring that they are providing the best possible care and making a meaningful differenc ..read more
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Charlotte Hilton is taking part in our Sunrise Challenges in memory of her dad, Barry, to raise vital funds for The Myton Hospices.
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by Sophie Gordon
1M ago
  Help Charlotte reach her target and donate to her JustGiving today!   Donate to Scafell Pike here!   Donate to Snowdon here!   Many of you will recognise the wonderful Charlotte from her fundraising and donation campaigns for Myton in memory of her dad, Barry.   Barry Buckley was given a two-to-eight-week prognosis with a stage 4 inoperable cancer diagnosis and was admitted to Coventry Myton Hospice.   Charlotte commented on this time, saying:   Myton was a place for him to be safe, supported and cared for in the time he had left. From the moment ..read more
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