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Hospice's new corporate expert

Catherine Barnes has joined St Elizabeth Hospice in Ipswich as its new corporate account officer.

Her role will involve forging links with new and existing Suffolk companies who support the Hospice.

She comes from a B2B sales background with her experience encompassing recruitment, training, search and selection and career counselling. 

She has run and managed businesses and sales teams.

 Catherine will be holding a B2B networking lunch for Suffolk firms featuring a talk by Steve Flory, MD of Ipswich’s Hudson Signs, about his fundraising expeditions to the Arctic and Everest base camp.

St Elizabeth Hospice chairman Sam Wilson will open the event. It will be held from 12 noon to 2pm on Wednesday, September 23rd 2009 at the Bildeston Crown. For more details or to book a place contact Catherine Barnes on 01473 707029 or email 

 Catherine is looking forward to visiting and meeting new companies who would like to develop their relationship with the Foxhall Road-based Hospice and the wider community. 

 She said “I want to utilise my skills with people and the business community as I have a large portfolio of experience and thrive on challenges and results.

“I feel as though I have been working here for years as it’s such an uplifting place to be.”


Article by St Elizabeth Hospice (Suffolk) Ltd

St Elizabeth Hospice is here for people living with progressive and terminal illnesses - we focus on the individual’s needs including specialist support if required. We offer expert care and support to help patients, and their families, whether this is in their homes, the community or at the hospice.

St Elizabeth Hospice is an independent charity providing free services. Every year, our services cost £9.1 million to run, three quarters coming from the local community. We rely on fundraising, donations and volunteers to keep going. Your support helps us grow local hospice care in the neighbourhood.

Together we will not let death kill life for those living in Suffolk.