About us

Katharine House Hospice provides a range of services offering help, care and support for people with advanced life-limiting conditions across mid-Staffordshire. These conditions include Multiple Sclerosis, Motor Neurone Disease, End Stage Renal failure and Cancer. All services are free of charge.

Stafford Hospice at Home began in 1989 and Katharine House Hospice day care unit opened in May 1993, the inpatient unit welcomed it’s first patient in September 2000, a Thursday Drop in Day commenced in July 2001 and a Carers Group in 2004.

The Hospice is situated in the grounds of Stafford General Hospital but is independent from the hospital and relies heavily on donations for the £2.7 million needed to run the hospice each year.

The findings of the May 2011 Care Quality Commission inspection for Katharine House Hospice can be viewed here
The Katharine House Clinic report can be viewed here
The Embrace Quality Care report can be found here 
Katharine House Hospice receives professional advice from the following companies:

Solicitors: Hand Morgan & Owen, 17 Martin St, Stafford ST16 2LF  Tel: 01785 211411 Contact: Cllr Patrick Farrington

Auditors:  Dyke Yaxley, 8 Hollinswood Court, Stafford Park 1, Telford TF3 3DE.

Investment Brokers: Ad Valorem Wealth Management LLP , Whitehall House, Sandy Lane, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire ST5 0LZ Tel: 01782 711091 Contact: Derek Baptist


 Katharine House Hospice also offers services through its subsidary care agency. Embrace Quality Care is a wholly owned subsidiary of Katharine House Hospice. This innovative move by the hospice is a new way of raising funds to support its free high quality care provided to people with palliative care needs.Embrace Quality Care aims to provide an exceptionally high standard of personal care for those who wish to retain their independence at home.