Hospice of the Valleys provides, specialist palliative care to the people of Blaenau Gwent. Established in Tredegar in 1991 the charity has grown and developed over the years and is now the preferred provider of specialist palliative care in Blaenau Gwent for Aneurin Bevan University Health Board.

The care and support the charity provides is bespoke to each patients needs and is provided free of charge. The charities specialist palliative care services include an out-patient department, Hospice at Home, bereavement care and complementary therapy.

In 2016-2017 the hospice provided care for 612 patients, an increase of 20 per cent on the previous year.

To provide these services free of charge the hospice needs to raise over
£1.3 million pounds a year.

“We are delighted that Hospice of the Valleys has been chosen to benefit
from the funds raised via the grotto this Christmas. A lot of hard work goes into making it happen.We would like to thank the Kingsway for sponsoring the grotto and also thank all of the volunteers who work tirelessly to make it happen, we really do appreciate your support.” – Alison Stallard, head of income generation and marketing at Hospice of the Valleys.

The grotto will officially be open from December 1 and will run right through until Christmas Eve.

Hospice of the Valleys
Festival Drive,
Ebbw Vale, Blaenau Gwent
NP23 8XF

01495 717277