Meet the team

Key Personnel

Chief Executive

Director of Finance and Company Secretary

Director of Care

Clinical Director

Director of Human Resources

Director of Fundraising and Communications

Our Trustees and honorary roles

Rt Revd Roger Morris Bishop of Colchester - President

Roger is the Bishop of Colchester and our current President.

Dr Elizabeth Hall MBE - Vice President

Liz was Medical Director of St Helena for 20 years, after playing a major role in its creation.

Mr Peter Glossop - Vice President

Peter served as a trustee of St Helena for 10 years and Chair for six of those years.

Mr Christopher Pertwee DL - Vice President

Christopher was Chair of the Board of Trustees of St Helena until his retirement in 2013.

Professor Peter Vergo - Vice President

Peter served as a trustee of St Helena since 1996 and was Chair of the Board for six of those.

Professor Nigel Pye

Nigel, a Professor of Business and Management, was elected to our Board in 2018. He is the current Chair.

John Hawkins

John is Vice Chair of the Board and chairs our Corporate Governance and Risk Committee.

Tracey Dickens

Tracey, a partner solicitor, was elected to our Board of Trustees in 2009.

Andrew Dickerson

Andrew, a management accountant, was elected to our Board of Trustees in 1996.

Dr David Milne

David, a semi-retired local GP, was elected to our Board of Trustees in 1994.

Roger Sirman

Roger, a retired NHS Finance Director, is Treasurer and chairs our Finance and Performance Committee.

Ken Rolls

Ken, a retired financial services professional, was elected to our Board of Trustees in 2017.

David Cresswell

David, a partner in a property consultancy, was elected to our Board of Trustees in 2011.

Ken Aldred

Ken chairs our Patient and Family Services Committee and our Service User Group.

Mary Northrop

Mary, a retired senior lecturer, joined the Board of Trustees in 2015.

Fran Hyde

Fran lectures and researches in not for profit marketing. She joined the Board of Trustees in September 2019.

Juliette Maxam

Juliette Maxam, a former journalist, now a communications professional, was elected to the board in November 2018.

Kate Heslegrave

Kate runs a CSR and Business Growth consultancy. An accredited MBA and CA, she joined the Board in August 2019.
Contact Information
Fundraising

To contact the St Helena Fundraising team, please telephone 01206 931 468 or email fundraising@sthelena.org.uk , Monday to Friday between 9.00am and 5.00pm.

Retail

To contact the St Helena Retail team, for enquiries about our shops, donation centre and house clearance service please telephone 01206 890 165.

SinglePoint

24 hour advice: SinglePoint 01206 890 360

SinglePoint is a 24/7 advice and support helpline which helps to coordinate an individual’s care with the hospice. SinglePoint also works alongside other healthcare services such as GPs, Community Nurses or Specialists.

The Hospice

To contact a patient at The Hospice please find the address and telephone number below. Phone calls can be made to patients at any time of the day or week. You can contact Inpatient Services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The Hospice, Myland Hall, Barncroft Close, Highwoods, Colchester, C04 9JU

Telephone: 01206 845 566

Hospice in the Home

You can contact The Hospice in the Home Team Monday to Friday, between 9.00am and 5.00pm on:

Colchester/Halstead team
Telephone: 01206 845 566

Tendring community team
Telephone: 01255 221 222

Day Therapies

You can contact the Joan Tomkins Centre (Colchester) Monday to Friday between 9.00am and 5.00pm on:

Telephone: 01206 848 163

Fax: 01206 752 245

You can contact the St Helena Tendring Centre (Clacton) Monday to Friday, between 9.00am and 5.00pm on 01255 221 222

Tendring Centre Postcode for Sat Navs: CO15 1EU

Human Resources

The HR Team can be contacted Monday to Friday between 9.00am and 5.00pm on 01206 931 466

Finance Team

To contact the St Helena Finance Team please telephone 01206 931 450 Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm

Volunteer Services Team

The Volunteer Services team can be contacted Monday to Friday between 9.00am and 5.00pm on 01206 931 466

Media Enquiries

For all media enquiries between 9.00am and 5.00pm, Monday to Friday, please phone the Marketing and Communications team directly on 01206 931 464

Patient Referrals

If you, or a member of your family has a life-limiting illness and would like to discuss whether St Helena care services can help, you can contact the SinglePoint telephone service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on 01206 890 360

Bereavement Support

To contact the St Helena Bereavement Support team please telephone the bereavement helpline: 01206 984 274, Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm

Learning and Development Centre

The Learning and Development Centre is open Monday to Friday between 9.00am and 5.00pm and can be contacted on 01206 851 560

Service User Group

For more information on the St Helena Service User Group please contact Chair, Ken Aldred on 01206 751 397

Facilities Hire Enquiries

01206 851560

Lottery

To contact the Lottery team please call 0800 285 1390 or visit the website here, Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm.

If you would like to write to or visit the Lottery team, the address is: Your Hospice Lottery Office Unit 6 The Atrium, Phoenix Square, Wyncolls Road, Colchester CO4 9AS.

Comment, compliment or complaint

Feedback, comments and complaints about St Helena care and support services may be made verbally or in writing to: Director of Care, St Helena, Myland Hall, Barncroft Close, Highwoods, Colchester, CO4 9JU. To speak to a member of our team, call 01206 845 566