St Raphael’s Hospice chairman Dr Ron McKeran has resigned amid concerns about its future after the hospital it shares its site with was sold.
Group of nuns the Daughters of the Cross have run the London Road Hospital for over a century but, as the nuns age, they have decided sell it to Spire Healthcare.
St Anthony’s Hospital in North Cheam is to be sold to a private company.
A group of nuns named The Daughters of the Cross of Liege have run the London Road Hospital for over a century but, as the nuns age, they have decided sell it to Spire Healthcare.
St Raphael’s Hospice’s first CEO has said its future is safe despite widespread fears about its funding.
Serious concerns were raised and a campaign was launched by the Sutton and Cheam MP Paul Burstow when the news was announced a year ago that St Raphael’s Hospice could be left with a £1m funding gap when the nuns who own it sell its sister hospital St Anthony’s.
The MP for Sutton and Cheam is taking the fight to secure the future of St Raphael’s Hospice all the way to the Pope.
Catholic charity, The Daughters of the Cross, are planning to sell St Anthony’s Hospital in North Cheam but residents are concerned for the neighbouring St Raphael’s Hospice which relies on a £1m invisible subsidy from the private hospital.
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The chairman of a troubled hospice has for the first time admitted there is “considerable uncertainty” over its future.
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A group of nuns who have run a hospital for more than a hundred years are putting it up for sale, sparking concerns about the future of a hospice on the site.
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Fun runners and walkers are being urged to get involved in a Santa dash next week.
Organised by St Raphael’s Hospice, two dashes will take place on Wimbledon Common and Nonsuch Park on December 1 and 8 respectively.
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A former prime minister was back on his old stomping ground today to open a newly refurbished centre at St Raphael’s Hospice.
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