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Royal representative meets Rainbows families

The Queen’s designated representative in Nottingham and his deputies visited Rainbows hospice for youngsters with life-limiting conditions and to learn about the care it provides to families across the East Midlands.

Vice Lord Lieutenant Tim Richmond, OBE, visited the Loughborough-based charity – the only specialist care centre of its kind across the region – and chatted with staff and families.

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Nurse training scheme a national first for Rainbows

A Leicestershire charity supporting youngsters with life-limiting conditions has become the country’s first children’s hospice to begin training its own nursing associates.

Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People – a specialist care centre for youngsters with short lives across the East Midlands – says the move makes it the only organisation of its kind to begin developing its own highly trained nurses from existing staff.

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Lottery Draw Results – 13 April 2018

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Bloomin’ lovely! Experts take on Rainbows garden design challenge

Award-winning Midlands garden designers Karen Gimson and David Greaves have taken on the challenge to create a garden to raise awareness for Rainbows children’s hospice at a prestigious new festival.

Karen, also a presenter on BBC Radio Leicester’s Down to Earth, along with landscape design and construction expert David are taking on the project to reflect the work of Rainbows, the only specialist centre of its kind in the East Midlands.

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Lottery Draw Results – 6 April 2018

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Lottery Draw Results – 30 March 2018

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Royal approval for Rainbows Neonatal Link Nurse

A nurse at Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young people has received Royal recognition for her ground-breaking neonatal work.

Natalie Horton, was appointed Neonatal Link Nurse at Rainbows two years ago, following a successful pilot project launched at the Loughborough-based charity, a specialist care centre for youngsters with life-limiting conditions.

Natalie’s role involves working closely with Neonatal Units across the East Midlands region, offering a new service to help support families who experience the death of a baby before, during, or shortly after birth.

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Lottery Draw Results – 23 March 2018

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Put a spring into your step

People across the East Midlands have a chance to win £3,000 and help support youngsters with life-limiting conditions. Loughborough-based Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People has launched its Spring Superdraw, which helps children like Patrick Langford. For Patrick’s family every birthday is a small miracle. He was born with a rare brain condition, which means he has spent almost half his young life in hospital… 

Patrick taught me how to live for each day

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Lee aims to deliver in the ring for hospice youngsters

A local delivery driver inspired by the nursing work of his sister is poised to step into the ring and literally fight to raise funds to support youngsters with life-limiting conditions.

Lee Pegg, 45, from Anstey will swap his driving gloves for a set of boxing gloves to take part in a ‘Challenge Charity Boxing’ tournament later this month in support of Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People.

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