#WeCareToo Party 2019

What a fabulous day celebrating the positive work of the Carer Support Team! Thank you for joining us.  Please enjoy these beautiful photos from Emma Collins Photography. People enjoyed the best ever samosas, good company, awesome ice coffees (thanks Bren, SPK and Matilda!), an abundance of homemade baking, top music from Iris Ederer, David O’Connor…

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NHS Parliamentary Awards 2019 – Volunteer Team of the Year Category

https://www.watfordobserver.co.uk/news/17605472.richard-harrington-mp-nominates-team-of-volunteers-for-nhs-award/ (May 2019) Thanks MP Richard Harrington for championing our team and nominating us in the Volunteer Team of the Year Category in these prestigious awards.  There are two shortlistings in June and then results will be known on 10 July. (Keep your fingers crossed but do note there were 750 entries last year so…

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We’re featured on the Parent Show, Radio Verulam

What a fun night we had sharing our story with Lydia and Seema on the Parent’s Show.  Here is the 45 minute podcast of the evening programme. We had a full panel – Karen Stow (Matron for Children’s Services), Allison Curry (Mum from Watford Hospital), Karen Graham (Carer Support Team Volunteer) and Suzanne Boon (Founder…

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So much more fun running together! Join our running group!

        Big thanks to our magnificent team  – Renton L’Heureux (Paeds Consultant, West Herts Hospitals Trust), Tom Lloyd (Parent), Jillian Barry and Miyuki Lloyd (Carer Support Team volunteers) for their running efforts in various events – St Albans 10 km run (Team) Brighton Half Marathon (Tom, Renton, Jillian); Knebworth Half (Renton); and St…

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Richard Harrington MP visits us

Watford MP Richard Harrington visited the Carer Support Team this week after one of his constituents – a regular carer at Watford Hospital – recommended he find out more. We were delighted to welcome him and hope he spreads the word about our service and how valued it is by carers.

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Carer Support Packs introduced

We introduced snack packs on Starfish Ward and Children’s Emergency in April 2017 for parents and carers whose sick child is being transported by ambulance to a Paediatric Intensive Care Unit.

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