St Luke’s Hospice wins national care award


St Luke’s Hospice (Harrow and Brent) has won the national award for ‘Contribution to Sector Development’ at the prestigious Markel 3rd Sector Care Awards on Friday 12th February.

The Hospice which provides end of life care to people in Harrow and Brent, was recognised for their Palliative Helpline and working in collaboration with the London Ambulance Service.

St Luke’s was shortlisted for the prestigious Markel 3rd Sector Care Awards in November 2020 and was also in the running for the ‘End of Life Care’ award.

Dr Charles Daniels, St Luke’s Medical Director, received the award from host Esther Rantzen during a virtual ceremony. Speaking on the accolade, Dr Daniels said: “It is a real honour, and we are all incredibly proud to have won. This award recognises the excellent work our nurses and consultants, who ensure that the people of Harrow and Brent receive the best possible end of life care and how effective is their advices to ambulance paramedics so that our patients can get the care they seek in their own homes and avoid unwanted hospitalisations.”

The Markel Third Sector Care Awards is organised by Care Management Matters and developed in conjunction with the National Care Forum.