Katharine House Hospice provides a range of services offering help, care and support for people with advanced life-limiting conditions across mid-Staffordshire. These conditions include Multiple Sclerosis, Motor Neurone Disease, End Stage Renal failure and Cancer. All services are free of charge.
Stafford Hospice at Home began in 1989 and Katharine – more...House Hospice day care unit opened in May 1993, the inpatient unit welcomed it’s first patient in September 2000, a Thursday Drop in Day commenced in July 2001 and a Carers Group in 2004.
The Hospice is situated in the grounds of Stafford General Hospital but is independent from the hospital and relies heavily on donations for the almost £2.9 million needed to run the hospice each year. – less
What is it like to work at Katharine House Hospice?
Written by Staff Nurse (Former Employee) from inpatient unit on 28 June 2019
Close knit team, very supportive, on-going training and chances to move forward with your career with palliative care.
Providing support to patients and families, being able to give time to patients one to one. Learning how to run a shift within in patient unit.
Staff very supportive and caring.
Hardest part of job was internal rotation, and personally - more...
supportive team environment
work/life balance difficult to manage with internal rotation