HospiceCare North Northumberland

Caring for Life!

  • At first I was afraid to come because of that word ‘Hospice’ but it is very different to what I expected. It is nothing like a hospital! The atmosphere is welcoming, informal, friendly and relaxed.

Chairman's Welcome


Welcome to the HospiceCare

We know from our work with patients who have life-limiting conditions, their families and carers, that our services are greatly valued and make a real difference.

John Swanson

Chairman of Trustees

Latest Hospice Happenings


HospiceCare is North Northumberland's only local Hospice providing personalised care and support for patients, carers and families. We have a dedicated team of Nursing Assistants who have all the necessary skills and knowledge to care and support patients, carers and families, in their own home, working in partnership with other health and social care providers.

The timing of care and support delivered is tailored around the needs of the patient and family or carer.

Hospice at Home is also about supporting those who wish to die at home. This might involve providing care at short notice to facilitate rapid discharge from hospital, as well as being there when a patient’s condition begins to deteriorate. Our professional Hospice at Home team is supported by volunteers who play a valuable role, whether providing complementary therapies in the home or simply being with the patient whilst their carer goes shopping or to the hairdresser.

We hope you are inspired by the work we do and the amazing stories from patients and families. There are many ways in which you can support us ranging from direct donations, coming to one of our events or challenges, volunteering, community fundraising, corporate partnerships and so much more. Please help us to continue to provide this free and local service to so many people.

Sue Gilbertson, HospiceCare Clinical Manager

HospiceCare CQC GOOD 2017

CQC Inspection report

As a result of our latest inspection, we were awarded an overall Good rating on 10 February 2017. We are very proud to receive this validation of the quality of the service we provide to our local community.

View full CQC Report here


Castleside House,
40 Narrowgate, Alnwick,
Northumberland NE66 1JQ
Tel: 01665 606515
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