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Matthew revisits CHSW on the 10th anniversary of his brother's death

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Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) is dedicated to making the most of short and precious lives, and the care offered is not just about medical and nursing support, but also enriching the lives of children and their whole families.

Nowhere is that more apparent than in its sibling provision. CHSW has a dedicated sibling service at each of its three hospices to provide care, support and entertainment for well brothers and sisters.

Devon craftsman brings healing music to CHSW

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Children’s Hospice South West is delighted to be the winning recipient of a Sounding Bowl for its music therapy as featured on BBC Spotlight

Back in January, BBC Spotlight featured a story whereby an appeal was being made to apply for a music Sounding Bowl hand-crafted by Devon based Tobias Kaye, and Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) is delighted to be the winning recipient!

How the Rainbow Run helps families like Tayen's

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Last year, ‘Tayen’s Rainbow Racers’ helped raise vital funds for Charlton Farm and here’s why…

Tayen from Bridgwater is six years old and has a genetic condition called Neurofibromatosis Type 1. The condition is incurable and causes tumours to grow on nerves anywhere in her body. She has complex epilepsy, hydrocephalus and is fully blind. Tayen has already endured two rounds of chemotherapy and will need more at some point in the future.

Mortgage company to support Children’s Hospice

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One 77 Mortgages based in Chippenham, Wiltshire, has chosen Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) as its Charity of the Year.

Darren Walker, Head of New Business at One 77, has experienced first-hand how the CHSW helps families at a difficult time in their lives. Darren’s son Morgan was born 8 weeks premature, weighed just 3lb 10oz, and had to be rushed to the neo-natal intensive care unit (NICU), where he was put on a machine to help him breathe.

Lottery Winners create giant 'Gingerbread House'

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Lottery winners spent 24 hours making the 'gingerbread house' at Little Bridge House

Children’s Hospice South West’s Little Bridge House received an early Christmas gift on Thursday thanks to a show of generosity from National Lottery winners.

Past winners from across the south of the country spent 24 hours creating a giant ‘gingerbread’ playhouse for children and their families to enjoy.