Referrals: 01206 890 360
The Hospice: 01206 845 566
Fundraising: 01206 931 468
April 2019
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Meet our marvellous Marathon runners! ... Aimee "I’m running the London Marathon for St Helena Hospice because they provided amazing care for one of my very good friends and her family at one of the hardest... Alix "I’m running the London Marathon to support St Helena and all the wonderful work they do, but especially the work they do to support families. I’m a great believer... Ben "I’m running the marathon in memory of my friend Gemma also my wife’s best friend who passed away in December her last few months were spent here with amazing... Catherine "I’m running the London Marathon 2019 in memory of my wonderful father Bruce Frost, who very sadly passed away in June 2018. This last year has been the worst... Dan "The reason I am doing the London Marathon is to fulfil a childhood dream and complete the next challenge in my life. I’m excited and raring to go! It... David S "I'm running the London Marathon on Sunday for two very good causes, Dementia UK and St Helena. It's my first marathon and a real personal challenge but absolutely... David H "I chose to use my London Marathon ballot place to raise funds for the amazing guys and girls at St Helena due to how they went above and... Denise "I work at the Hospice as an occupational therapist with the day therapies and rehab team and I’m doing the London Marathon as a personal challenge but it’s become... Fiona "After gaining a ballot place for the 2019 London Marathon, I decided to raise funds for the Hospice as I know the services they offer are greatly appreciated. The... Jackie "I am so I'm proud to be running the London Marathon and to be running it for St Helena and I was just so shocked to find out how... Jim "I'm running the London Marathon for St Helena which is a great cause in memory of my friend Claire who passed away last year and the people at St... Joanna "I honestly can’t put into words how much being at the hospice meant to my dad and us. For him, being in the hospice surrounded by people who were all... Kate "I'm running the London Marathon for St Helena Hospice because I can. I'm healthy and I can run so I should and supporting all those people that the Hospice... Louise & David "We run a local business in Colchester a recruitment business and every year we choose a local charity for us to donate to and St Helena Hospice... Matt "I’m running for St Helena Hospice the reason being that my fiancée Scarlet’s grandmother was taken into the hospice for end of life care and they looked after her... Polly "I’m running the Virgin London Marathon for St Helena for my Dad. St Helena gave my Dad the options, options to die at home with his family around him... Sam "I’m running the marathon on behalf of St Helena Hospice for all the work and all the care they gave my Grandma" Sponsor Sam... Terry "I'm running the London Marathon 2019 for St Helena Hospice because they looked after my Mum when she passed away in 2017 and I'm really looking forward to it"...
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Youngster conquers Mount Toubkal for hospice in memory of grandad 8 year old, Sam Ford, along with his parents, Martin and Helen, have conquered Mount Toubkal in Morocco in aid...
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St Helena has opened a new shop on Peartree Road, Colchester which will be dedicated to clothes, accessories, books, and a café.   St Helena’s Books, Brew and Boutique, which is...
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April showers didn't dampen the enthusiasm of St Helena's Pier to Pier walkers on Sunday 7th April. Around 1000 people walked 7 miles between Clacton Pier and Walton Pier -...
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A team of staff from The Gilberd School, Colchester, are preparing to shimmy round the town for St Helena in memory of their friend and colleague, Lynn Love. The group...
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St Helena and sponsors, Birkett Long Solicitors, have launched the Birkett Long £50 Challenge and registration is now open. Companies are now being called upon to enter the challenge and...
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Contact Information

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


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


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