Sands Awareness Month

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Sands Awareness Month 2016.

Today is the first day of Sands Awareness Month. Here are some facts about our local support services to raise awareness that over 100 babies will die each week in the UK during the month of June. Did you know: we have helped fund bereavement suites and dual purpose bereavement rooms in hospitals to enable bereaved parents to have time … Read More

Parent talk at Epsom hospital

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A huge thank you to Martin who gave a powerful parent talk on the death of a baby at today’s Sands awareness training to midwives at Epsom hospital.

Design and build for Kingston Garden awarded

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Kingston Children and Babies Memorial Garden Design.

We are absolutely delighted to announce the design and build for the Kingston Babies Memorial Garden project has been awarded to Andrew Farquharson Garden Design. Andrew’s design captured the spirit and sensitivity required for this local, collaborative, community project.

Kingston Babies Memorial Garden Project Launched

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Kingston Garden site

We are delighted to be in the position of fundraising for our fourth babies memorial garden. Working in partnership with the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, Surrey Sands are raising funds to extend their babies memorial garden with bereavement services at Kingston Cemetery. There is a existing garden area that will be extended using planting and hard landscaping to … Read More

Kingston Babies Memorial Garden Project launched

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Kingston Garden site

We are delighted to be in the position of fundraising for our fourth babies memorial garden. Working in partnership with the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, Surrey Sands are raising funds to extend their babies memorial garden with bereavement services at Kingston Cemetery. There is a existing garden area that will be extended using planting and hard landscaping to … Read More

Network Day

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Co- Chairs. Kate Price and Tracy Siner and Secretary Emma Kedge at the South Netowrk Day March 2016.

A productive network day, meeting other local volunteer groups and sharing ideas.

Kingston Sands Awareness Seminar

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Emma Kedge, our hospital rep for Kingston hospital delivered a Sands Awareness Seminar to an audience of midwives, student midwives and consultant midwives yesterday along with a powerful parent perspective from Lisa Banks. A huge thank you to both our volunteers for their time.