Butterwick Hospice Care

For 34 years Butterwick Hospice Care have provided palliative and end of life care to the people of the borough of Stockton, Sedgefield and Durham Dales and it is our intention to ensure that care is available, irrespective of diagnosis or circumstance to all who need it.  This was the vision of our founder Mary Butterwick (MBE).

As a Hospice and registered Charity 70% of our income is generated by private donation and 30% by local health commissioners.  We employ 170 staff and have approximately 550 volunteers providing assistance where it is operationally required. 

We provide; 3 Hospices, 24 hrs a day, 365 days a year, 8 bedded adult in-patient service at Stockton.

24/7 Hospice at Home service within Bishop Auckland and surrounding areas.

Daycare services within Stockton, Bishop Auckland, Sedgefield, Barnard Castle and Stanhope.

Outpatient services.

Complementary Therapies.


Bereavement Support.

Creative therapies.

Psychological and spiritual support and counselling.

Our services were inspected by the CQC in 2016 and rated as Good.