Quick facts

Did you know it costs us £44 million a year to keep our services running? More key statistics about our care revealed.

  • It costs us £44 million a year to keep our services running.

  • We provide 2.3 million hours of care to thousands of people every year.

  • We have 11,000 volunteers at our shops, hospices and neurological care centres.

  • 83p in every £1 spent goes towards our expert patient care.

  • Around 1,000 doctors and nurses help us to provide our palliative, neurological and bereavement support across the country.

  • Around a third of our fundraised income comes from gifts in wills. This income pays for the equivalent of around 25 hospice beds every year.

  • Our Online Community, which provides information and peer support for those who have lost a loved one, supported over 100,000 people in 2016–17.