Prospect Hospice has been providing end of life care to the people of Swindon and north east Wiltshire for over 40 years. Find out more about where we've come from and who we are here.
Find out about the range of end-of-life care services that we offer to patients and their families. These delivered free of charge and are designed to provide compassionate, personalised support during every stage of a life-limiting illness in every kind of care setting, to anyone who needs it.
We couldn’t do what we do without considerable support from our local community. Find out all the different ways in which you can support Prospect Hospice, including fundraising, volunteering and purchasing from our shops. All contributions are greatly appreciated and enables us to deliver care that is free of charge to our patients and their families.
A local cricket club recently swapped its stumps for golf tees to raise money for Prospect Hospice and Wiltshire Air Ambulance. At its annual golf day on Friday 10 August, Burbage & Easton Royal Cricket Club raised around £1,000, which was split equally between both charities.
The event at Upavon Golf Club was the club’s third year of supporting Prospect Hospice, and attracted eighteen teams competing for prizes. “Everyone was so generous because we all know what a fantastic job the hospice does,” said club member, Jon Chandler (pictured above). “We also know that any one of us or our family and friends may need their support in the future.”
Prospect Hospice cared for Jon’s father three years ago: “The care he received was first class. The nurses were like angels; compassionate beyond words.”
With four senior sides and over a hundred junior members, the club also raised funds for running costs. “We’re a club with big ambitions,” Jon said. “To keep attracting people, we need to upgrade our facilities and playing area.”
The strategy is paying off. “Our first team is in the west of England’s second-highest league. And our second team was promoted this year, so we really want to build on this success.”
Burbage & Easton Royal Cricket Club is keen to hear from people who want to get in on the action. “We’re always open to new members of all ages and we’re looking to start a girls team,” said Jon. To find out more and get in touch, visit www.bercc.com
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Prospect Hospice is a working name of Prospect Hospice Limited. Registered Office: Moormead Road, Wroughton, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN4 9BY. A company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales (1494909) and a charity registered in England and Wales (280093)Website designed & built by Boson Web