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Archbishop of Canterbury visits Esher hospice

PUBLISHED: 11:02 22 June 2010 | UPDATED: 17:23 20 February 2013

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, speaks to a patient

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, speaks to a patient

Two very special guests visited Princess Alice Hospice in Esher on Thursday, as the charity welcomed the Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, and the commissioner of The Salvation Army, Betty Matear.

Photos: Andy Newbold/www.andynewbold.com


Two very special guests visited Princess Alice Hospice in Esher on Thursday, as the charity welcomed the Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, and the commissioner of The Salvation Army, Betty Matear.


The commissioner and Archbishop are two of the four presidents of Churches Together in England, and the purpose of the visit was to gain a deeper understanding of the impact of the governments End of Life Care strategy and the developing changes adopted by the team at the Hospice and in patients homes.


Princess Alice Hospice has long been recognised and respected as a leading voice in palliative care.



  • Princess Alice Hospice, West End Lane, Esher, Surrey KT10 8NA. For more information call 01372 468811 or visit www.pah.org.uk

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