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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

  • 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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  • Sophie and Courtney thumb 28 FEB

    Work In Their Shoes with Sophie - Family Support

    Join Sophie as she spends the day with Courtney from the Family Support team at Kent.

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  • Harry Reid 19 FEB

    EastEnders Actor Harry Reid pledges his support during visit to Demelza Hospice

    Actor Harry Reid, best known for his role as Ben Mitchell in EastEnders, visited Demelza Hospice Care for Children in ...

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  • Demelza Kids 12 FEB

    Juergen Teller unveils photographs of Demelza Children's Hospice for New Exhibition

    Demelza Kids by Juergen Teller is a visual story of the children cared for by Demelza in Kent and South ...

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  • TIZ_thumb 07 FEB

    Adventures abound for teenagers at weekend social

    Demelza's Kent Hospice was host to rollercoasters, tarantulas and the Wild West during a recent TIZ weekend.

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  • ST_thumb 02 FEB

    Demelza staff share their memories for Story Telling Week

    For #NationalStoryTellingWeek, we asked staff members to share their favourite experiences from their time working here at Demelza. Read three ...

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  • Elektra 01 FEB

    A cheeky smile that touched hearts

    Elektra-May had only a short life, but it was a full and vital one. Despite having to deal with their ...

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  • Sophie_Rochester_thumb 31 JAN

    Work In Their Shoes with Sophie - Rochester Boutique

    Join our very own Sophie from Marketing for the first blog in a new series as she spends the day ...

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  • Mirelle_thumb 18 JAN

    Meet Mirelle, Eltham's new Care Service Lead

    It's our pleasure to introduce you to Mirelle Cassidy, who's just joined #TeamDemelza as our Care Service Lead in South ...

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  • Events Diary 2019 10 JAN

    2019 Events Diary - out now!

    2019 will be one of our biggest years yet, as we cycle around stunning Italian Lakes and into Switzerland, trek ...

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  • Ryan_thumb 09 JAN

    Notes on the NHS Long Term Plan: What it is actually for, and what we should do with it

    Following their recent announcement of plans to allocate more funding to children’s hospices, NHS England have published their Long Term ...

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  • Candlelight Walk 08 JAN

    Candlelight Walk and Festive Market photos now online

    Despite the weather on Sunday 16th December, friends in the community turned up to our annual Candlelight Walk and Festive ...

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  • bubble rush thumbnail 04 JAN

    Sign up now for some bubbly fun

    Families are being urged to sign up for some frothy, family fun – and to take advantage of an early ...

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  • NHS funding thumb 27 DEC

    NHS announces £25 million boost for Children's Hospices

    NHS England today announced its plan to increase funding for children's hospices to as much as £25 million a year, ...

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  • Nina_thumb_2 24 DEC

    Lucky Superdraw player scoops £25,000 for Christmas

    Luck was on Nina's side when she won the top £25k prize in our Superdraw rollover - on her first ...

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