The Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow

All patients being cared for using “The Individual Care Plan for the Dying Person” can be referred to the Butterfly Volunteer team via Specialist Palliative Care.

Call 01279 827467 or 07870 391237 to speak to Nicki Harris, Butterfly Volunteer Coordinator, or email her on

ART Ambassador: Shahid Sardar, Associate Director for Patient Experience


To date the Butterfly Volunteer Team at PAH have:

Supported 533 patients in the last days and hours of their life, by visiting them 1485 times, providing 795 hours by the bedside.

Interview with a Butterfly Volunteer

Watch this fascinating interview of Vanessa, one of our amazing Butterfly Volunteers working at The Princess Alexandera Hospital in Harlow. For more information about volunteering opportunities, make sure you have…

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Now Recruiting: Butterfly Volunteers at PAH

BUTTERFLY VOLUNTEER RECRUITMENT IS NOW OPEN!! Are you interested in joining the team of Butterfly Volunteers at The Princess Alexandra Hospital? Would you like to support patients in the last…

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ART Butterfly Volunteers Won £618 at the February Harlow Soup!

We were very pleased to be invited to join in on a fundraising evening, local to The Princess Alexandra Hospital, called Harlow Soup, on Thursday 28th February. Jo did a…

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Job Vacancy: Butterfly Volunteers Coordinator – POST NOW FILLED

We are transforming end of life care at The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust through the role of Butterfly End of Life volunteers. Come and join us. Do you have…

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Diary of an ART Butterfly Volunteer: Entry 4

Reflecting back during my time as a Butterfly Volunteer at PAH, I remember being really apprehensive the first time I knocked on a patient’s room door when there were visitors…

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