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Welcome to our Blog

Thoughts from staff, young people and family members. We're covering a range of topics that we think you'll find useful, plus inspiring stories and topics we're really passionate about. You can find out more about what we do as a local charity children's hospice - and current research and up to date advice.

Meet our four-legged team members!

Do you know what do PAT dogs do, and why they're so important in children’s hospice care? Meet Shrimp and Twiggy our therapy dogs and find out more about their crucial role at the hospice.

Find out about PAT dogs

Our family stories

You can read our family stories to see how Chestnut Tree House has impacted the lives of so many. All have come directly from our wonderful families who have shared their experience of caring for a child with a life-shortening illness.

Family stories