Giving Voice, celebrating Compassionate Neighbours in SE London

St Christopher’s Hospice held a special concert, ‘Giving Voice’ to celebrate Compassionate Neighbours in South East London. Hosted by one of their project partners, Christ Church, Gypsy Hill it featured local musicians, singers and writers from South East London.

Compassionate Neighbours (Vecinos Compasivos) in Spain

The Compassionate Communities movement is growing across the Basque country in Spain, with a wide interest in the Compassionate Neighbours model. Carly Attridge, Programme Lead at St Joseph’s recently spent an exciting three days supporting Vivir Con Voz Propia with the beginnings of their social isolation and end of life project.

Conference highlights

What a great conference, described by participants as ‘both inspiring and informative’ with 91% rating the day as either excellent or very good.

Our first conference – building the network

What a fantastic conference, 70 Compassionate Neighbours came together from across London together with 30 project staff from 8 hospices, Hospice UK, Compassionate Inverclyde, Nesta, Libby Sallnow and friends from the GroundSwell project in Australia. Hospice UK wrote a blog of the day which you can read here.