Building the future of hospice care in Norfolk

Fundraising cookbook ‘Baking for Bacon’ is now available to order! At over 100 pages, the book is packed full of recipes which have been provided by award-winning restaurants and cafés in Norfolk and Suffolk, as well as from amateur bakers, including students at Norwich School and those involved with the charity.

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Our new hospice appeal

2020 is a critical year for our campaign to build the £12.5 million 24 bed hospice for Norfolk and Waveney. Already, over £6.5 million has been raised, but there is still a long way to go. With your support, together we can make this happen.

Priscilla Bacon Hospice will replace the current Priscilla Bacon Lodge, established some 40 years ago through a public fundraising campaign.
Despite its achievements, Priscilla Bacon Lodge is now inadequate both in scale and configuration, as the population of Norfolk has risen by 220,000 since it was built. Against a requirement for 47-59 specialist palliative care beds, we have just 16 – all in Priscilla Bacon Lodge. Ever-increasing demand – for inpatient beds as well as day and respite care – from a growing and ageing population means that greater capacity is desperately needed.
 
The new Priscilla Bacon Hospice will be built on a semi-rural site close to the Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital. It will boast the most modern and very best facilities, plus a wider range of community day care and out-patient services, giving those who require care a greater breadth of choice. It will focus on enabling a ‘good death’, caring for patients and supporting loved ones through and beyond bereavement.
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Since the launch of our appeal in 2019, a tremendous response from the people of Norfolk and Waveney means over £6.5 million has been raised. Your donation will help us get ever closer to our goal of £12.5 million.

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