Tuesday 28 May 2019

Hospice Wins Comet Community and biz4Biz Awards

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Garden House Hospice Care were delighted to receive three awards in a week following successful nominations for the Comet Community Awards and Hertfordshire’s biz4Biz Awards.

The Hospice had finalists in five of the Comet Community Awards categories, with two successful winners - Jayne Dingemans, Director of Patient Services won the award for Lifetime Achievement and volunteer Des Waterfall picked up the award for Valiant Volunteer.

Winner, Jayne Dingemans said: “I feel very privileged to have received this award. I have been very fortunate to have always worked with amazing teams and colleagues throughout my profession and it is the patients and their families who have and continue to inspire me.”

The Hospice team were also delighted to receive the Best Community Company Award at Hertfordshire’s biz4Biz awards last Friday at a glittering event at Tewin Bury Farm in recognition of the work they do at the Hospice.

Lisa Seccombe, Director of Fundraising and Marketing at Garden House Hospice Care, said: “We are thrilled to have been recognised for the work that we do, we are community centred and we are very proud of our work.

“We like to think we are innovative and indeed building our links with the community that we serve, in order to provide more vital end of life care to those living with cancer and other illnesses”.