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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

  • Jacob thumb 10 OCT

    A short life but one full of love - Baby Loss Awareness Week 2019

    Like most parents, Josi and John were excited to find out they were expecting another child.

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  • housekeeping 01 OCT

    Work In Their Shoes with Sophie - Housekeeping

    Read Sophie's experience of working in the shoes of Housekeeping

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  • ITalian thumb 15 SEP

    Italian Job cyclists raise £60,000 for Demelza

    Over three days, fundraisers pedaled their way up steep climbs with breathtaking views of Italian lakes and Swiss mountains along ...

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  • Liam in sunglasses 12 SEP

    Liam's Story

    Liam was born a healthy baby but at six months old, caught a virus that would change his life completely....

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  • Gardening Thumb 04 SEP

    Demelza garden is a winner for wildlife

    Head Gardener Sam and his team have been breaking new ground at Demelza Kent.

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  • Holly_thumb 24 AUG

    Student nurse Holly's placement at Demelza

    We asked student nurse Holly to tell us about her experiences during her placement here at Demelza.

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  • beach day thumb 23 AUG

    Families enjoy fun in the sun at annual beach trip

    The annual outing is organised by our Family Support Team in Kent for children and families.

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  • cyclist 09 AUG

    Cyclists raise more than £9,000

    A team of 30 cyclists raised over £9,000 for Demelza as part of Ride 46 and Ride 100 London!

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  • Work in their Shoes logo 08 AUG

    Work in their Shoes with Vin - Garden

    Our Deputy Chief Executive, Lavinia, spends a Work in their Shoes day with our Gardening Team.

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  • Thumb 06 AUG

    Work In Their Shoes with Sophie - Events Team

    Go behind the bubbles with Sophie as she spends the day with our Events Team

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  • _SJM0524 17 JUL

    Demelza celebrates 15 years of outstanding care in East Sussex

    The party recognised the huge contribution of volunteers, local businesses and supporters over the last 15 years

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  • Sittingbourne_121 17 JUL

    Avast CEO donates his director's fee to Demelza

    Ondrej Vlcek, recently appointed Chief Executive Officer of Avast, has generously donated 100% of his director's fee to support the ...

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  • Bubble Rush 12 JUL

    Thousands enjoy Bubble Rush in Eltham

    Once again, our amazing fundraising team pulled off a hugely successful and enjoyable Bubble Rush event at Avery Hill Park....

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  • IMG_4002 03 JUL

    Eltham Summer Party - Richard Jones

    Lance Corporal Richard Jones, the only magician to ever win Britain’s Got Talent, performed a spectacular routine to our children ...

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  • Ryan 02 JUL

    Children's Hospice Grant

    Our CEO, Ryan Campbell, comments on the Children's Hospice Grant update announced in Parliament last night.

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  • bethany_thumb 22 JUN

    Bethany's story

    "We can’t fault the support that we’ve had from Demelza, and still receive. They were so attentive and supportive, and ...

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  • APPG_thumb 19 JUN

    Demelza's CEO calls on government to commit to increase funding for children's hospices

    Demelza’s Chief Executive, Ryan Campbell CBE, is calling on the government to guarantee more funding for children’s hospices across the ...

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  • 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

    Skating legend 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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