Arthur Rank Hospice supports people in Cambridgeshire living with a life-limiting illness and those who need end-of-life care. Our services are provided free of charge to patients and their families. Our aim is to provide the highest quality care, helping them to make every moment count.

We care for people at the Hospice in Cambridge, the day treatment centre in Wisbech and in patient’s own homes through the Arthur Rank Community team. The support provided by our inpatient unit, day therapy services and Hospice at Home is practical, holistic and tailored to the individual. Programmes may include psychological support, physiotherapy, complementary therapy, occupational therapy, rehabilitative support, counselling, bereavement and spiritual support.

Arthur Rank Hospice Charity needs to secure £7.45 million every year to deliver our services free of charge to patients and their loved ones. About half of this currently comes from statutory sources with further funds raised through our Bistro, education services, conference facility and hairdressing salon. The remainder is raised thanks to the wider local community who are motivated to ensure that work of the hospice continues: amongst other things they donate to our shops, take part in our events, take on personal challenges, hold their own fundraisers or leave gift in their Will. We are constantly looking for new opportunities to sustain funds, so we can keep providing and developing our vital services long into the future.

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Thursday 3 May 2018 at 2:30pm

£64,700 raised by trekkers taking on the Sahara, for Arthur Rank Hospice

Eighteen #TeamArthur trekkers have now raised £64,700 (as of 1 May 2018), after walking 70km in the world’s hottest desert – the Moroccan Sahara.

18 adventurous hospice supporters – who trekked 70 kilometres across the world’s hottest desert in March, in temperatures reaching 40 deg C – have now raised an incredible £64,700!! Each supporter who took part in the once-in-a-life-time adventure has their own connection to the Arthur Rank Hospice and – in a #TeamArthur first – a family of three brothers and one sister were amongst the trekkers. #TeamSpencer consisted of siblings, Lloyd Spencer (Sutton), Jade Plant (Chippenham), Grant Spencer (Haddenham) and Karl Spencer (Peterborough). Their Mum, Sandra Spencer, was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in September 2014 and was cared for at …