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Celebrating Hospice Care Week


Hospice Care Week is a national awareness week taking place this year on 7-13 October 2019. Organised by Hospice UK, the theme this year is 'This is what it takes'.

Carrie and Allan


Carrie is a member of our choir and a volunteer in our Day Services team. Her partner Allan is currently receiving care from Martlets “Allan had radiotherapy at the Royal Sussex and while I was waiting for him I saw a poster on the wall about the choir at Martlets. I love to sing and I thought I’ll go and ...

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Three ways to support Martlets on International Day of Charity


Today is the UN’s International Day of Charity, celebrating the impact that charities and other non-profit organisations can have across the world. If you’re looking for inspiration on how you can have a positive impact, check out our three suggestions below.   1. Have a clear-out Do you have anything you no longer wear? Or homeware you no longer use? ...



Volunteer – ‘van driver’s mate’  “I’ve volunteered with Martlets for the past two years and I’m loving it. I go out in the van to pick up furniture and all sorts of stuff that’s being donated. I’m taking medication which means I can’t drive, so I’m the ‘wing man’, giving the driver directions and telling him it’s all clear left ...