Find out about the wide range of end-of-life care services that we offer to patients and their families. These 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, free of charge.
We couldn’t manage without considerable support from our local community. Learn about all the different ways in which you can help Prospect Hospice, for example by taking part in fundraising events, playing our lottery, or remembering us in your will. All contributions are greatly appreciated.
Prospect Hospice is a leading provider of education and training for end-of-life care in Swindon and north-east Wiltshire. We provide education and development opportunities, all of which aim to encourage learning and build confidence in end-of-life care and support.
Volunteers are central to our work, bringing valuable experience and enthusiasm to a wide variety of roles. If you’d like to help Prospect Hospice by giving some of your time, you’ll find all the information you need here, including current opportunities, volunteer profiles and the benefits of volunteering for us.
The staff at Prospect Hospice have one shared aim: to provide the very best end-of-life care to people in our community who really need it. If you’re interested in joining our team, check out our current vacancies and find out how we can support you in your career development.
A significant amount of Prospect Hospice’s income is raised through our charity shops. The success of our retail operation depends on the generous support of the local community (donating and buying goods), and the commitment of our managers and volunteers. Find out more here.
The services are leading edge; enabling people to access the support and care they need to live well for as long as possible and die with dignity in the place of their choice. Like most Hospices we rely on the income generated from our extensive fundraising activities and network of charity shops for the majority of our funding, generating over £5.3M last year, (added to £2.1M we receive from the local CCG) and this will need to continue to grow as we seek to extend our service to support even more people.
Prospect Hospice published a new, five-year strategic plan in 2017, focused on a vision of: Excellent, personalised and compassionate care for everyone affected by a life-limiting illness We’ve agreed three key strategic themes that will inform and drive our work over the next 5 years:
• We will provide excellent services and support within the hospice and our community to meet the needs of all patients, their families and carers
• As the lead organisation in palliative and end-of-life care, we will extend our influence across the community to improve understanding and support for everyone affected by a life-limiting illness
• We will strengthen our organisation, to ensure patients and those around them can continue to rely on us being there for them.
Prospect Hospice is the only provider of specialist palliative care services in Swindon, Marlborough and north east Wiltshire. We offer Inpatient and Day Therapy services and Community support and advice, as well as Prospect@Home, our hospice at home service in the area.
We are looking to recruit a new Medical Director and, as part of our Senior Leadership Team, the post holder will have significant influence and responsibility for the organisation’s strategic direction, working alongside our Director of Services and the wider team to ensure that the best interests of our patients and their families are at the heart of our strategy.
To arrange for an informal discussion with David Barrand, chair of trustees, or our CEO, Irene Watkins, call Siobhain Acott on 01793 813355.
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