News & Media

Pam appears in Prima

5 March 2024

  Pam appears in Prima A few weeks ago, we organised a very special day out to remember for one of our patients, Pam, and her 11-year-old daughter, Martha. Pam, aged 48, was invited to star in a special makeover feature for national glossy magazine, Prima. Supported by two members of our team, Pam travelled […]

Keech to feature on new Luton Monopoly board

1 March 2024

  Keech to feature on new Luton Monopoly board   We are very excited to reveal that Keech Hospice Care will feature in the new Luton edition of the board game MONOPOLY! The Luton version of the world’s most popular board game hits shops in April 2024 and will feature famous Luton landmarks voted for by the […]

Smiley Sam retires after 25 years

23 November 2023

  Smiley Sam retires after 25 years…and Smiley Sam Jnr takes the reins   For a quarter of a century, Smiley Sam has been touring the streets of Luton during the festive season, spreading cheer and raising money for Keech Hospice Care. In that time, he’s travelled more than 2,100 miles — that’s further than […]

What happens to our digital memories when we die?

19 October 2023

Keech Hospice Care hosts free online workshop On 1 November 2023 and 11 January 2024, we will be holding free one-hour online workshops open to care professionals and the public, which addresses what happens to someone’s digital footprint when they die. The session helps individuals, professionals and family members gain a better understanding of what […]

Charity golf day at Centurion Club raises £30k for Keech Hospice Care

Our October charity golf day held at Hemel Hempstead’s Centurion Club raised an incredible £30k. Those who took part in the event included Keech Hospice Care’s Business Club members, charity ambassadors and supporters, including Lord Lieutenant of Hertfordshire Robert Voss, the High Sheriff of Hertfordshire Liz Green and High Sheriff of Bedfordshire, Russell Beard, who […]

Our hydrotherapy pool facilities are set for a makeover

18 October 2023

The hydrotherapy pool facilities here at Keech Hospice Care are set to see some improvements after grants were awarded from three funding trusts – The Valiant Charitable Trust, the Wolfson Foundation and The Edward Gostling Foundation. Our pool is used by adult and child patients and their families, special education schools, care homes, swim schools, […]

Bedford Daycare Hospice merges with Keech Hospice Care

6 June 2023

It has been confirmed that two highly respected charities will be merging. The charities are Bedford Daycare Hospice and Keech Hospice Care. The confirmation comes after a thorough due diligence process. Bedford Daycare Hospice is an independent charity which provides holistic day care to adults in north and mid Bedfordshire living with a life-limiting condition. […]

Lifelites charity donates innovative technology for children with life-limiting illnesses to Keech Hospice Care

23 March 2023

Lifelites charity donates innovative technology for children with life-limiting illnesses to Keech Hospice Care On Tuesday 21 March 2023, Keech Hospice Care invited families and staff to sample the new innovative and inclusive equipment donated by Lifelites. Keech Hospice Care supports children with life-limiting illnesses from Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Milton Keynes, and their families. Keech […]

The death of Her Majesty, The Queen

8 September 2022

It is with great sadness that we learn of the death of Her Majesty, The Queen. We thank you for showing us all how to live life to the full. For Keech Hospice Care to receive the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service in 2020, was an honour. Thank you for giving us a lifetime of […]

Death sparks care team to become overnight internet sensations

3 May 2022

Death sparks care team to become overnight internet sensations A care team at a Luton hospice have become overnight social media stars by revealing the top ten best ways to die. The care staff at Keech Hospice Care, the adult and children’s hospice in Luton, has racked up more than thirty thousand views across social media, […]

1 2 3 11