Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice

The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice key facts

All The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice services are free.

The hospice’s annual running costs amount to £5million per year.

Glasgow's Hospice receives £1.9million in funding annually from the NHS and depends on the generosity of supporters and the community to raise the supplementary £3.1million in voluntary donations that is required to maintain our invaluable services for the people of Glasgow.

We need to raise £13,700 every day to keep the doors open.

Every year The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice cares for more than 1200 patients and families.

We serve a population of about 345,000, from across Glasgow, East Renfrewshire, Cambuslang and Rutherglen.

Our services are provided by a team of about 140 outstanding hospice employees.

These services include: day services for outpatients, an inpatient ward with 14 beds, a team of community nurse specialists, pain and symptom control clinics, education for healthcare professionals, provision for palliative care team support at The Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, and support services for GPs, nurses and hospital staff.

Glasgow's Hospice also offers complementary therapies, the art room, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, family support, bereavement counselling and children’s bereavement service.

Our staff are supported by a huge team of enthusiastic volunteers.

The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice helps people with a range of life-limiting and life-shortening conditions.

We ensure compassionate care is co-produced with patients and families and only after careful discussion to choose the most appropriate way to look after patients.

The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice provides care 24 hours, seven days a week, with support seven days a week within the community.

We have worked hard to foster links with ethnic minority groups in the community.

There are 18 Prince & Princess of Wales charity shops, including our specialist furniture shop.

We are currently building Glasgow's New Hospice in Bellahouston Park to provide palliative care for young people, as well as our adult patients, which will be ready for patients in 2018.

The cost of this state of the art building is £21million.