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Our City Hospice team cares for patients across the city, managing their symptoms and offering essential support. This means each person in our care can live their lives to the fullest for as long as possible.

Every month, new patients are referred to City Hospice for care. Referrals are made from the palliative care team at Velindre Cancer Centre, the University Hospital of Wales, or from a patient’s own GP.

We help patients with diagnoses such as Cancer, Dementia, Motor Neurone Disease (MND), Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) or other life-limiting illnesses. As we deliver community palliative care for the whole of Cardiff, all of our patients live within the capital, and range in age from 18 upwards.

What makes us different

City Hospice is not a bedded unit. Instead, we offer care and support to our patients in their own homes and some come to our centre in Whitchurch, Cardiff. We spend time understanding the preferences of those we care for and where they wish to stay. Our team work with patients and their families to support whatever their choice might be. Given the option, many of our patients choose to remain at home and we work tirelessly to support their wishes.

Here at City Hospice, we are so much more than what may come to mind when you think of a ‘hospice’. Our Centre is a bright, welcoming, and vibrant place where a community is seen in action. We take the energies of volunteers and the funds raised by our supporters and use these collective efforts to support families throughout the city of Cardiff.

Discover more about our Centre

For general advice or to discuss referrals to City Hospice, please call:

02920 524 150

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Our History

City Hospice was established in 1984 to provide community palliative care to the people of Cardiff. Originally called ‘George Thomas Hospice Care’, it was created from the goodwill of our community. The charity has a strong heritage and an outstanding reputation for our services, which has only been made possible because of the wonderful support of businesses, groups, and individuals.

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Council of Management

City Hospice is governed by our Council of Management, made up of a number of trustees who meet quarterly to review policy, service developments, finances, and income generation.

Meet the council
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Our Ambassadors

We are very grateful to our ambassadors who not only help to spread the word about the work of City Hospice but they also help by hosting events and fundraising themselves.

Meet our ambassadors
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Jobs at City Hospice

We are always on the lookout for highly motivated people to join our team. Take a look at our current vacancies.

View opportunities

Our Shops

Through our seven fabulous charity shops in seven amazing communities, we raise funds to help us continue our important work and support patients and families who need us. Each shop is unique thanks to the amazing staff and volunteers who run them.


Clifton Street

Crwys Road

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How to Get Involved

There are plenty of great ways to get involved and help raise money for City Hospice. Any funds raised have a massive impact on our charity and we're so grateful to all those who give up their time for us.

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Volunteering is for everyone and we're sure to have a role that will be of interest to you.

Volunteer with us
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Whether you bake a cake or run a half marathon, every pound you raise will help us ensure we can keep being there for patients and their families throughout Cardiff.

Fundraise for City Hospice
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Your donation can help us continue to care for patients with cancer and other life limiting illnesses, and their families, in Cardiff.

Make a donation

Other great ways to get involved: Platinum Pledge Gift in Your Will

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Supporting our Community, Support your City Hospice

We would like to update our supporters and families on the current impact Coronavirus (Covid 19) is having on the operations of City Hospice. Our priority remains to provide care and support to people living with life limiting and terminal illness. Our clinical team continue to deliver essential care during this unprecedented time. We hope that you will all join us in supporting our exceptional team as they continue to provide care for some of the most vulnerable people in Cardiff.

On behalf of the City Hospice team, thank you for your continued support, which allows our charity to care for patients in our community.

For more details on the how Coronavirus is impacting City Hospice please click here. 

To make a donation to City Hospice and support us during this challenging time please click here.

Read our Coronavirus News & Advice