• Festive Events

    Volunteers Needed!

    We have a lot of fundraising activities coming along in the run-up to Christmas, but we need more volunteers to help us out!

    If you have some free time, and would like to help us raise the money we need to continue caring for the people of Tameside & Glossop, just click the link below to download the availability form, complete it and return it to us - we'll get in touch as soon as possible.

    Thank you - your help is vital!

    Here's the link to the form!
  • 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 £2.2 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

Thank You

Thank You

We would like to thank all our supporters and volunteers for their help during 2014.

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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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Xmas Tree Recycling

Xmas Tree Recycling

Sign up now and avoid the hassle of disposing of your tree in the New Year!

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Dementia Congress

Dementia Congress 2014

Willow Wood's Ann Regan gave a presentation at November's Congress

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Hospice Vacancies

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