Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice

Reflections from a Young Adult's (YA) Admission to the hospice


Due to the pandemic and restrictions The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice has put a hold on piloting our flexible short break stay service for young adults living with a life limiting condition. However, once all restrictions are lifted we will plan to complete the pilot. Currently we provide support and care for young adults by reviewing them at our Transition Clinic and assessing their needs.

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All threads lead back to here exhibition at Studio Pavilion


The Creative Arts Service at The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice were delighted and proud to present a group exhibition of art work made by people who attend art sessions at the hospice: Kenny Harrison, Tom McAlister, Paul McGinley, Jimmy McMillan and Sean O’Hagan. The exhibition took place at the Studio Pavilion gallery, House for an Art Lover, Bellahouston Park and ran from 5thOctober until 21stOctober 2018. The exhibition was visited by over 300 people.

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Artists sharing practice with medical students


Hospice artists Jeni Pearson and Kirsty Stansfield were invited to contribute to discussion event “Stories: End of Life & Dying” organised by the Medical Humanities Society at University of Glasgow.

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Art group visit to meet artist Jimmy Cosgrove


A small group of people who regularly attend art sessions at the hospice were invited to meet the artist Jimmy Cosgrove at his exhibition at the Studio Pavilion, House for An Art Lover in Bellahouston Park.

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End Notes


Novelist and short story writer Meaghan Delahunt reflects on her work at the Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice in Glasgow. She highlights the importance of creative writing in palliative care and how it's never too late for any of us to explore our full potential.

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10 Things You Didn't Know About Hospice Care


Hospices are often thought of as sad places, but that couldn't be further from the truth.

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Professionals working in healthcare take a creative approach


Kirsty Stansfield, artist at The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice, was invited to host a workshop on Tracing Autonomy at this year’s Arts and Health Ireland conference.

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Painting a journey of discovery


I have always been crafty at the Blue Peter level, but never arty in any way. I have never considered myself to have any level of drawing skills, let alone the ability to lift a brush and produce a piece of work worthy of hanging on a wall.

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Crafting new friendships in day services


Patient Gordon Currie explains why collaboration is key when it comes to working on craft projects in day services at The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice.

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My leadership journey


Gaining confidence and assertiveness are some of the benefits of the new Inspiring Leadership programme, explains Liz Smith, practice development facilitator at The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice.

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