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Hospice Outreach Project

Our Hospice Outreach Project brings information about St Barnabas services right into the community. In the past year, over 1,300 people have received face to face support from our Hospice Outreach Team, to help them cope with physical or emotional issues affecting their daily life.


About our Hospice Outreach Project (HOP)

This project, initially funded by the Department of Health, aims to help ease the questions and worries those affected by life-limiting illnesses may have.

The Hospice Outreach Project (HOP) is a mobile vehicle unit which provides a flexible and accessible range of services right into the heart of the community. It is staffed by a senior nurse, who will be able to provide information and advice on all aspects of hospice care available at St Barnabas House and out in the local community. The Hospice Outreach Project also acts as an education resource for healthcare professionals and the wider community.

The specialist staff work closely with community teams and local support networks to offer advice in areas of symptom management, emotional, spiritual, psychological and bereavement support for patients, their families and significant others.

The aim of this project is to improve the way people access information and support related to ill health, end of life issues, life limiting illnesses and wellbeing.

The hospice outreach vehicle visits various locations in the Adur, Arun, Henfield and Worthing areas, including Worthing and Southlands Hospitals, throughout the year. All visits are subject to weather conditions. From September, visits are between 10am and 2pm unless stated otherwise.

For more information about the St Barnabas House Hospice Outreach Project please contact 01903 706357 or email HospiceOutreachProject@stbh.org.uk.   

June timetable – extended Summer hours are 10am to 3pm

20 June – Worthing Hospital and Penguin Foyer

21 June – Henfield Budgens Carpark

22 June – Morrisons Worthing  (TBC)

27 June – Littlehampton Clock Tower

28 June – Rustington Churchill Parade

29 June – Worthing Town Centre Montague Place

July timetable

4 July – Haskins Garden Centre

5 July – Storrington Library

6 July – Littlehampton Town centre Clock tower

11 July – Worthing Town Centre Montague Place

12 July – Steyning Newmans Garden

13 July – Rustington Churchill Parade

18 July – Worthing Hospital and Penguin Foyer

19 July – Henfield Budgens Carpark

20 July – Lancing Leisure Centre

25 July – Littlehampton Town centre Clock Tower

26 July – Rustington Churchill Parade

27 July – Worthing Town Centre Montague Place

August Timetable

5 August – Morrisons

2 August – Storrington Library

8 August – Littlehampton town centre

9 August – Steyning Newmans Garden

10 August – Rustington Churchill Parade

15 August – Worthing Hospital and Penguin Foyer

16 August – Henfield Budgens Carpark

17 August – Worthing Montague Place

22 August – Tesco Durrington

23 August – West Sussex Golf Club Event

24 August – Littlehampton Town Centre (Clocktower)

29 August – Worthing Montague Place

30 August – East Preston Village Green

31 August – Rustington Churchill Parade