• Welcome

    Welcome!

    Set in a tranquil and leafy location in Ashton-under-Lyne, Willow Wood is a purpose-built Hospice providing specialist Palliative Care to those suffering with life-threatening illnesses.

    The staff and volunteers at Willow Wood are committed to providing a better quality of life - the Hospice was designed with the needs of the patients and their families in mind and provides a warm and cheery atmosphere.

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  • Healthcare

    Healthcare

    The emphasis at Willow Wood is on Palliative Care - although the medical team cannot provide a cure, they offer comfort, support and relief from many distressing symptoms.

    We provide a range of care to patients, including In-Patients, Day Hospice and Out-Patients. We have our own hydrotherapy pool and have recently opened a Lymphoedema Clinic.

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  • Fundraising

    Fundraising

    It currently costs over £2 million per year to run the Hospice, but no charge is made for any of our services.

    We receive financial support from the local Health Authority, but we also rely heavily on voluntary donations and fundraising activities for the majority of our income.

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  • Community

    Community

    We rely heavily on our small army of more than 400 volunteer workers and helpers, without whom the Hospice could not survive.

    We also depend on support from people and businesses in the local community. Many local businesses have supported the Hospice by raising funds, or by sponsoring or hosting fundraising events. We are always on the lookout for more corporate partners.

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  • News & Events

    News & Events

    We organise or participate in fundraising events throughout the year, raising money to help keep the Hospice running to the high standard we have established.

    Wherever you look in the Tameside & Glossop areas, there is normally someone raising money for the Hospice and keeping us in the local news.

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Latest News & Events

Car Raffle

Car Raffle 2014

Have you got your ticket yet? One lucky £1 ticket will win this car!

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Funtastic Sunday

"Funtastic Sunday"

28th Sept - A great new day out for all the family with something for everyone!

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Rainbow Run

Rainbow Run

Part of Funtastic Sunday. A 5K walk/run with added colour thrown in along the way!

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Strictly for Willow Wood

Strictly for Willow Wood

Come along to the Ashton Town Hall ballroom on 1st Nov and join in the fun.

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Christmas Range

Seasonal Range Available

Christmas cards, calendars, diaries etc. are now available in our online shop

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Donate Now

Support the Hospice by making a donation - click here to find out how

Play Our Weekly Lottery

Guaranteed first prize of £1000 - click here for more details

Leave a Gift

Click here to find out how you can leave a gift to Willow Wood in your Will

Volunteers Needed

Volunteers are a vital part of our team - click here to find out how you can help

Hospice Support Groups

Would you like to be an ambassador for Willow Wood in your local community?

eBay™ Shop

We have our own eBay™ shop. Have a look - you may pick up a bargain!

Hospice Vacancies

Interested in joining our team? Check here for details of current vacancies