HospiceCare North Northumberland

Caring for Life!

10 things we would like you to know about HospiceCare

  • HospiceCare, founded in 1995, is an independent palliative care charity and is the most northerly Hospice in England.
  • We have Day Therapy Centres in Alnwick and Berwick.
  • We serve a community of around 63,000 in one of the most sparsely populated rural areas in England.
  • This year our running costs will be around £525,000 and we will receive just 7.5% from the NHS, the rest we have to raise from donations and fundraising.
  • Our team of 40 volunteers save us over £108,000 per year.
  • We provide care and support for around 360 families each year – that’s an increase of 238% in the last two years!
  • Our Hospice at Home service helps provide short term respite for patients and their families together, with expert end of life care at home.
  • Our Bereavement Support Service is available to all – even those who have had no previous contact with the Hospice.
  • We are a truly LOCAL charity providing a unique and invaluable service to your LOCAL community.

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For more information

  • General enquiry - Admin Team

    For all general enquiries please contact one of our admin team on (01665) 606515 or fill out our enquiry form.


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