Suzie Adamson (General Manager) has responsibility for developing the Board’s vision and oversees the day to day operations of the Hospice services at our base Te Kowhai. Suzie is on a number of regional palliative Governance and Management groups and always welcomes feedback and ideas to improve our Hospice services and delivery. Contact Suzie at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 06 929 7504 Rosanne King(Clinical Manager) heads our Clinical Services team. If you have any enquiries of a clinical nature please contact Rosanne at email@example.com or on 06 3773254
Steph Blossom (Volunteer Manager) manages our large team of volunteers at Hospice Wairarapa. Some volunteers prefer not to work with patients directly and help in other ways, but for those who do, Steph works closely with our Clinical Services Manager, matching a volunteer to help in ways our patient and their family or whanau choose. Steph is responsible for recruiting, placing, training and supporting our wonderful volunteers at our base or in the retail arms. If you would like to give the gift of time to volunteer at Hospice or in the Hospice Shops or Garage Sale team, please contact Steph at firstname.lastname@example.org
Alison Andrews (Patient and Family Services Coordinator) meets with patients and families to share and talk about the services Hospice can support them with. For a confidential discussion on how we can help you or a loved one, or to arrange a Patient and family assessment visit in your home contact Alison at email@example.com or on 06 929 7604, Alison works on Tuesday and Thursday.
Sue Cochrane (Retail Manager) has overall responsibility for the day to day running of our retail outlets including the Hospice Shops at Masterton and Greytown along with the Saturday Garage Sale at Te Kowhai, our base in Renall St. Sue’s focus is on ensuring Hospice Wairarapa offers a wide range of quality goods to the community along with an excellent customer experience. Our retail operations rely on the generosity of our volunteers and we always welcome new enquiries from anyone interested in helping as a retail volunteer. Sue can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 06 929 7501
Our Fundraiser is responsible for grant applications and growing our existing fundraising programmes and developing new strategies (events, regular giving, bequests) to increase our vital revenue streams. If you are interested in fundraising on Hospice’s behalf or would like to talk about sponsorship opportunities please contact Suzie at email@example.com
Kirsten Johnston (Programme Coordinator) coordinates our suite of free programmes such as Creative Hands, Out and About, Living Around Grief and the Caregivers Programme. You can contact Kirsten about the programmes we offer to terminally ill patients and their caregivers at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 06 378 8888 on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Emma Batt (Office and Communications Coordinator) provides administrative support to our Management Team, assists with fundraising events, manages the day-to-day running of our base at Te Kowhai (IT, room bookings, supplies, building maintenance etc), administrates our recruitment process, maintains this website and coordinates our communications through social and traditional media. Contact Emma at email@example.com or on 06 377 1051.