06th February 2024
Demelza choir improves wellbeing
In a recent survey of Demelza's employees, volunteers and family members who take part in Demelza's choir, 100% of respondents reported improved wellbeing, confidence and social connectedness.
02nd December 2023
National Grief Awareness Week | The strength of connections in grief
This Grief Awareness Week celebrates that we are #BetterTogether. In this blog Jo, Demelza’s Psychotherapeutic Services Manager, explores the importance of our connections to each other in the face of grief.
16th October 2023
A day in the life of Demelza nurse Lorraine
Lorraine, one of Demelza’s nurses in Kent, shared what it’s been like joining Demelza after a 26-year career in the NHS and how it’s allowed her to become the nurse she dreamt of.
13th October 2023
How Demelza makes a difference to families going through the unimaginable
As Demelza marks Baby Loss Awareness Week 2023, we wanted to recognise the work of our family liaison in-reach team – and the support they offer families who lose a baby very early in their life.
12th October 2023
Baby Loss Awareness Week
As well as this week being #HospiceCareWeek, it is also #BabyLossAwarenessWeek. At Demelza, our team are working hard to ensure that those who have lost their babies, or whose babies are diagnosed with a serious or life-limiting condition, receive the practical and emotional support they need to go on.
09th October 2023
Hospice Care Week | Nurse Leadership at Demelza
At Demelza, we help our staff build on the skills that matter to them the most – for Amy, who joined us as a healthcare assistant 11 years ago, this meant training over the years to become a Band 6 senior registered nurse. This Hospice Care Week, read more about her journey.
02nd October 2023
A day in the life of Demelza nurse Elisha
We spoke to Elisha, Demelza’s community nursing team lead in South East London, to find out what it’s been like building this service for families and the impact it has had.
04th September 2023
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
Every day in the UK, 10 children and young people will receive the devastating news that they have cancer. Of those 10, two will not survive. For many of these children and their families living in Kent, South East London and East Sussex, Demelza is able to offer a wide range of expert clinical and emotional support from diagnosis for as long as we are needed.