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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Friday 11 May 2018 at 4:53pm

Arthur Rank Hospice’s Star Shine Night Walk will celebrate its 10th year with ‘Call the Midwife’s’ Fred Buckle, actor Cliff Parisi

Actor Cliff Parisi, as well-loved character ‘Fred Buckle’ from BBC drama ‘Call the Midwife’ will be starting the 10th anniversary Star Shine Night Walk for Arthur Rank Hospice.

Arthur Rank Hospice Charity is delighted that ‘Call the Midwife’ star, Cliff Parisi will be part of the 10th Birthday celebrations at its annual night walk on Saturday 19 May. Mr Parisi – who previously played Minty Peterson in ‘EastEnders’ and now portrays handyman and gardener Fred Buckle in the well-loved BBC period drama ‘Call the Midwife’ – will sound the klaxon as walkers set out on the neon 10 or 6.5 mile night walk. Star Shine Night Walk sponsored by ‘Bramley Court Care Home‘, has a colourful new approach which will make for a memorable 10th Birthday Night for …