Supporting those who've lost this father's day

Father's day can be a difficult time for anyone who's experienced the loss of their father. Jane, our counselling and bereavement services manager blogs. Read more

We help patients feel calm and connected through nature.

We offer horticultural therapy as part of end of life care. Janet Wallis, who organises the gardening sessions, talks about the benefits for patients. Read more

Will Power

Settling practical issues now can offer peace of mind and free up precious time to enjoy what really matters during last weeks and months. In this blog, we take a look at Will writing, funeral arrangements and organ donation. Read more

If you only had 24 hours to live, how would you live it?

Settling practical issues now can reduce anxiety and free up precious time to enjoy what really matters during last weeks and months. With this in mind, today we are asking the powerful question… Read more

Are you ready… to prepare to say goodbye?

The death of someone close is one of the most difficult experiences we are likely to encounter. Read more

Paws for thought: who will look after your pets?

Sarah, 45, is a Martlets outpatient. She has brain cancer and is currently living in a nursing home. Her two dogs, Patrick and Sally-Anne, have been an important part of her life. Read more

Are you ready…to talk about Advance Care Planning?

Dr Simone Ali, medical director at Martlets, demystifies this important process in her insightful blog. Read more

3 things you can find in our new-look Blatchington Road shop.

Our flagship Martlets shop on Blatchington Road has a brand-new look. After a few weeks of closure, our store has been completely transformed and you won’t want to miss some of the delights we found below… Read more

How nature reflects our journey through life and loss

It is National Gardens Week and to mark it, Katie one of our counsellors, talks about the brilliant work she leads on with our Bereavement Allotment Group for Men. Read more

Why I used Martlets Will Writing Service

Paula Perera has volunteered for Martlets for more than ten years. She has also used our Will Writing Service and has left a bequest to the hospice. Read more