Posts Tagged ‘Mary Potter Hospice’

Mary Potter – the first hospice in NZ celebrates 40 years

Thursday, July 4th, 2019
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The first hospice to be established in New Zealand, Mary Potter hospice, this week celebrates its 40th anniversary. It was established by the Little Company of Mary to provide free-of-charge palliative care to the people of Wellington, Porirua and Kāpiti. Sister Margaret Lancaster, pictured above, helped establish Mary Potter Hospice 40 years ago. She remains Read more

Why palliative care is crucial for patients and their families

Monday, June 12th, 2017

I walked past two friends of my daughters, fundraising for the Mary Potter Hospice in Wellington. As well as feeling proud that these young women were choosing to fill their free time with such worthy pursuits, the sight of the “hospice” logo brought back some very vivid memories for me. Some years ago now, my gentle Read more