Coronavirus Information (Covid-19)

Following Government advice, we have suspended our usual Day Services and the Hospice building is closed. We have adapted our services to offer telephone support, guidance and signposting. Please call 01453 886868. Our Hospice at Home service continues to provide care for people at the end of their lives, in support of the NHS. Hospice at Home referrals must be made via a GP, Community Nurse or Healthcare professional. Read more

Wellbeing guidance during the current Covid-19 crisis

Whilst we are all following guidance on social distancing and even self-isolating it is especially important to try and do all that we can to look after our wellbeing. The advice is clearly that wherever possible we should be staying at home. We hope to bring together lots of ideas about how you can do this, and we will add to these pages as time goes on so please feel free to pop back again in the future! Read more

A special message from our Patron

We’ve received a very special message of support for our urgent work at this critical time from our Patron, HRH The Prince of Wales Read more

Useful Covid-19 Support Services

Longfield Community Hospice is proud to be part of the wider Gloucestershire voluntary sector, which is coming together through charities and community volunteers to support vulnerable people during the Covid-19 outbreak. Read more

Gold Standards Framework

We provide the Gold Standards Framework Training programme for care homes Read more

Our history

Longfield was formed in 1987 by Barbara Curd, a health visitor from Nailsworth and Helen Hutchinson, a Macmillan Nurse in the area. Read more

Hidden Carers Project

Some of these supporters may also be supporting someone with a life-limiting illness - are you? Read more