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All media enquiries should be directed through our Marketing and Communications team, who would be pleased to help with providing information about our vital work for children and their families. Whether you would like to arrange to interview one of our spokespeople, would like more information about our work or a comment about the sector – our team would be pleased to help.

Kate Barber - 07889 565 241
comms@demelza.org.uk

  • Memory Making 14 JUN

    Why memory making is important for grieving families

    Memories reaffirm that loved ones will go on living in our hearts and minds, and that they will always be ...

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  • robin monty 10 JUN

    Robin Cousins visits Demelza

    Robin Cousins visits Demelza with therapy dog, Monty, to meet families and staff.

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  • book_thumb 08 JUN

    Eight books to comfort a bereaved sibling

    Books and storytelling are a powerful way for children to relate to their situation, and to be able to fully ...

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  • Felicity_thumb 06 JUN

    Felicity shares her experiences for #VolunteersWeek

    "By giving a few hours of you time to help children and their families, you do feel that you are ...

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  • Cultural diversity_600x600 01 JUN

    Cultural diversity within bereavement at Demelza

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  • MM_thumb 30 MAY

    Millie Mae's story

    "Demelza helped make a hard time that little bit more special, just by allowing us those five days to be ...

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  • Sam_thumb 25 MAY

    Sam's story

    "The Bereavement Suite was amazing – it gave us the opportunity to take stock of what had happened, and we ...

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  • Lucy_thumb 24 MAY

    Lucy's story

    "Our time with Lucy in the bereavement suite gave us the break that we needed to get our heads around ...

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  • 600x600 celeb image 22 MAY

    Bereavement Suite Appeal launched to help grieving families

    Today, we launch our appeal to raise the £25,000 needed to refurbish the bereavement suites at our hospice in Eltham, ...

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  • 600x600_support_parent 19 MAY

    Six ways to support a grieving parent

    For Dying Matters Week, we’ve prepared some insights and words of wisdom from bereaved parents to help others make it ...

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  • Clive_thumb 03 MAY

    Local MPs visit Demelza South East London

    James Brokenshire MP and Clive Efford MP came to see the facilities and learn more about the care provided to ...

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  • dulux_thumb 02 MAY

    Dulux donates to Demelza

    Dulux Trade Centres in Medway and Maidstone have offered to donate paint to Demelza Hospice Care for Children as part ...

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  • Tractor_thumb 30 APR

    Work In Their Shoes with Sophie - Garden

    Join Sophie as she dons wellies to muck in with Gardener Sam.

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  • Petts Wood opening thumb 26 APR

    Demelza family opens new shop in Petts Wood

    Our 28th shop was opened by four-year-old Royston and his mum, Shannon.

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  • goods_thumb 11 APR

    Spring clean, declutter and donate to Demelza!

    Spring cleaning? Drop off your unwanted items for our new Petts Wood shop, opening 26 April.

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  • Sarr Family thumb 10 APR

    "Mo can talk to Courtney about things he doesn’t feel he can say to us.”

    For #NationalSiblingsDay, read how Family Support Worker Courtney helps the Sarr family.

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  • Gravity Thumb April 2019 03 APR

    Gravity Trampoline Parks jump to support Demelza’s children and families

    Gravity Trampoline Parks has become a charity partner of Together for Short Lives, supporting local children’s hospices, including Demelza Hospice ...

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  • Thumbnail Debbie 31 MAR

    Work In Their Shoes with Sophie - Demelza South East London

    Follow Sophie as she works in the Shoes of Care Assistant Debbie at our Eltham hospice.

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  • Italian_G_thumb 23 MAR

    Gallagher Group continue fundraising journey with Italian Job

    A team of fundraisers from Civil Engineering company Gallagher Group have pledged their ongoing support to Demelza by signing up ...

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  • beth_thumb 08 MAR

    Fundraiser Beth shares her Apprenticeship story for #NAW2019

    Beth Murrell first joined #TeamDemelza through an apprenticeship with our Fundraising department, before earning a permanent role. For #InternationWomensDay, she ...

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