Publications

We publish a wealth of publications to support hospice and palliative care providers, covering a wide range of topics.

Publications are listed in order of the date they were published (with the most recent first), but they are also listed by category, or can be found using the keyword search facility.

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  • Individual giving guide
    A guide on individual giving for hospices, helping them to understand what works – and what doesn’t work – within individual giving fundraising. Author: Ash Gilbert, Pebblebeach Fundraising. (Published October 2012)
  • A guide to effective legacy fundraising for hospices
    A practical resource full of tips and tools to help hospices with their legacy fundraising. It gives an overview of current legacy giving, issues and opportunities for hospices and guidance on developing a legacy campaign, including a campaign action plan. Author: Richard Radcliffe FInstF (Cert). (Published October 2009)
  • Hospice retail toolkit
    An introduction to good retail practice. (Published March 2009)
  • Selling with eBay for Charity
    A step-by-step guide to raising funds on eBay. (Published April 2010)
  • Board Development Programme - Progress and findings
    This report summarises progress and findings from the start of the Hospice UK Board Development Programme in early September 2011 to the end of December 2012. (Published 2013)
  • Hospice board recruitment and selection
    Covers all aspects of recruiting and inducting new trustees.
  • Developing a balanced scorecard for your hospice
    A balanced scorecard is a select set of strategic, linked objectives and measures that help to understand the key strategic drivers of performance, and then monitor progress against these.
  • Developing a dashboard for your hospice
    A dashboard is a collection of the key performance measures of current and primary interest to the board, used to underpin their strategic conversations.
  • Effective board meetings in your hospice
    Focuses on what makes an effective board meeting, covering key benefits of effective meetings, good governance in meetings, as well as some top tips and resources.
  • Board reports that add value to your hospice
    Guidance on effective board reporting, providing the board with information that is concise, relevant, reliable, timely, material and fit for purpose.

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