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Duchess unveils Hospice in-patient unit

PUBLISHED: 16:50 02 December 2009 | UPDATED: 16:23 20 February 2013

Kate Bosely, chief executive

Kate Bosely, chief executive

HRH The Duchess of Gloucester was welcomed by the Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Kent and Hospice Patron, the Viscountess Monckton of Brenchley, when she opened the newly refurbished in-patient unit at the Heart of Kent Hospice.

HRH The Duchess of Gloucester was welcomed by the Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Kent and Hospice Patron, the Viscountess Monckton of Brenchley, when she opened the newly refurbished in-patient unit at the Heart of Kent Hospice. The Duchess greeted the Hospice trustees and was taken on a tour of the ward with chief executive Kate Bosely and Lady Monckton to meet patients and three children from the Pennies Day Nursery who had created paintings for the unit.
The re-opening followed an 18-month programme of refurbishment, and was carried out thanks to a grant of 286,000 received from the Department of Health
to improve the patients environment.

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