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Long Service Awards at Treetops Hospice.
01/02/2023: Over seventy volunteers and staff have received long service awards from local charity end-of-life charity Treetops Hospice – totalling an incredible 415 years of service. 
Catherine Mears
30/01/2023: When Dorothy Johnson was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, she knew she wanted to be at home for her final days.
08/12/2022: Patients and their family members are benefitting from more open and honest conversations around end of life care, thanks to a range of enhanced communication resources and training available to health and social care practitioners.
01/12/2022: Local patients who chose to die at home have benefitted from an end-of-life nursing service, thanks to a grant jointly given by Derby and Burton Hospitals Charity and NHS Charities Together.
East Midlands Airport lights up control tower in support of local hospice
22/11/2022: East Midlands Airport is once again lighting up its air traffic control tower in support of the Treetops Hospice Light Up A Life appeal.
Airport funding kickstarts hospice’s environmental plans
15/11/2022: A grant of £20,000 from East Midlands Airport has helped Treetops Hospice install solar panels at its site in Risley, Derbyshire. 
Maggie Throup MP
09/11/2022: Erewash MP Maggie Throup has used Prime Minister’s Questions in the Commons to ask Rishi Sunak to set a timetable to close asylum accommodation at two hotels in the constituency which are currently housing around 400 asylum seekers.
Treetops welcomes banking staff
01/11/2022: The grounds of a Derbyshire end-of-life charity have been spruced up, thanks to employees from a banking company.
Bespoke Funeral Care donate car care kits to hospice nurses
20/10/2022: An Ilkeston-based firm of funeral directors has donated fifty Winter car car kits to help a hospice nursing team stay on the roads this Winter.
Erewash Sound helps launch Hospice Care Week
10/10/2022: Leading Derbyshire and borough-based hospice, Treetops, has been celebrating Hospice Care Week by highlighting their care in the local community and dispelling some common myths along the way.