Prospect Hospice has been part of the Swindon community for over 40 years, caring for local people at the end of their lives. As a charity, we rely on the generous donations of the public to help us raise the vital funds we need to ensure everyone is offered our outstanding care free of charge.
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.
Whether shopping with us in person or online, or donating your pre-loved goods, we thank you for supporting us through our shops where you help to raise around £2million a year for Prospect Hospice.
We pride ourselves on being a great place to work and we're always looking for outstanding people to join our team at the hospice across all areas of the charity.
Prospect Hospice is the leading provider of education and training for end-of-life care in Swindon and north Wiltshire. Working closely with you, our colleagues within partner organisations, we want to ensure that the very best care is available to everyone facing the end of life. This is why we provide education and development opportunities, all of which aim to encourage learning and build confidence in end of life care and support.
Gina has worked in healthcare as a trained nurse for over 37 years predominately in palliative and end of life care. After she trained as a district nurse, she has had roles in specialist palliative care in different care settings, from developing a hospital service and working for hospices such as Princess Alice, Weybridge, and Prospect Hospice in Swindon. Here she was seconded to manage the gold standard framework rollout and job-share the SHA end of life role across Avon, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire.
Gina left Prospect Hospice to work for Gloucestershire CCG to become a county-wide end of life lead and then a commissioner. She has led various regional quality improvement end of life projects, working alongside the national team in NHSE/I. She was the end of life lead for two NHS England regions, south west and Thames Valley, where she focused on improving coordination and communication at the end of life and has been widely involved in education supporting Human Rights and the Mental Capacity Act (2005).
Gina is known for her development of an end of life training resource end of life board game “Circle of Life” which has been used to improve practitioners understanding of advance care planning and skills in communication as well a human rights card game.
Gina has now added to her skill set by becoming a wellbeing coach, alongside being an independent trainer and consultant in end of life care and Mental Capacity Act. She also supports Oxford Brookes University in their adult nursing interviews and has recently been appointed as a health connect coach for Torbay and south Devon.
She is also a reflexologist, which provides her an opportunity of helping individuals on a personal level. She has also contributed to the “A textbook of Community Nursing” with a chapter on end of life called “Providing quality care at the end of life” and jointly written an advance care planning chapter with Claire Henry MBE for an international book due for release this year.
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