(by InYourArea Community, Community News, 1 September 2021)
A volunteer service that offers dying patients at the Lister Hospital in Patients in Stevenage, Hertfordshire will be given comfort and support thanks to Hertfordshire Freemasons A volunteer service that offers dying patients at Stevenage’s
Lister Hospital comfort and support as they reach the end of their lives, is to become a 24/7 operation thanks to a grant of £60,000 from Hertfordshire Freemasons.
The Butterfly Volunteer Service, funded by the East and North Hertfordshire Hospitals’ Charity, provides volunteers to sit with patients when family members are not available or need to take a break. They provide the reassurance that, when the end comes, the patient will not be alone.
Representatives of Hertfordshire Freemasons were honoured to be invited to meet HRH The Princess Royal when she awarded the…