Coffee Morning

Location: Anywhere - anytime

Start Date: 2 August 2024

End Date: 31 December 2024

Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Coffee Morning

Host your own Coffee Morning for Macmillan Caring Locally.

Our Coffee Mornings are full steam ahead! Get together with your family and friends, get the kettle on and raise some money at a Macmillan Caring Locally Coffee Morning

Nothing can stop us flicking that kettle on and indulging in a nice slice of cake….or two!

Download a digital copy of our Coffee Morning pack or register your details with us and we will send you a hard copy (bunting not included in hard copy) choose a date, choose a time, invite your friends and family and have fun!

You can host your coffee morning at anytime you like.

Event Address: At home

Digital Coffee Morning Pack: Download Here 

If you would like us to post your Coffee Morning Pack to you then please fill out this form.

Please note, we do not stock bunting in our office, this is only available online.

    Make your coffee morning stand out with our branded bunting:

    Bunting  (Only available online)

    Get your community and workplace ready for your event, place some posters around to share the date:


    Get your guests to fill out the donation form when they donate, if they are a tax payer then we can claim 25% on their donation for FREE:

    Donation Form

    Our lovely volunteer Olive kindly gave us her Malteser cake recipe, why not add this scrumptious cake to your event:

    Olive’s Malteser Cake Recipe

    Share our new coffee and cake game with your guests. This is an easy way to get donations (Instructions) and gives your guests something fun to do with the chance of winning some money:

    Coffee & Cake Game

    Most of these items are available to collect from the charity office in the Macmillan Unit.

    Macmillan Caring Locally

    Christchurch Hospital

    Fairmile Road


    BH23 2JX

    If you would like to arrange a collection of a Coffee Morning pack please contact or call 01202 477628. We ask at this time that you contact us before attending the Macmillan Unit.

    Order Collection Boxes - Telephone 01202 477628

    Order Balloons - Click to order online

    List of pharmacies 

     Pharmacy name and address

    Phone Number

    100 hour pharmacy


    Asda Pharmacy

    St Pauls Road, Bournemouth,BH8 8DL

    01202 298900


    Bournemouth East

    Castle Lane Pharmacy
    482 Castle Lane West Bournemouth, BH8 9UD

    01202 772110


    Bournemouth West

    Ferndown Pharmacy
    487 Ringwood Road, Ferndown, BH22 9AG

    01202 892666


    East Dorset

    Tesco Extra Pharmacy
    Yarrow Road, Mannings Heath Poole, BH12 4NX

    01202 457447 or 01202 367447



    Asda Pharmacy
    West Quay Road, Poole, BH15 1JQ

    01202 207000


    Poole Central

    Equipment – Is useful for wheelchairs and other equipment

    Guide for people nearing end stage of life :

    Brief Drugs List for GPs



    Morphine sulphate 2.5-5mg SC PRN (10mg in 1ml injection)

    (alternative if taking PO or eGFR<30 – Oxycodone 1 – 2.5mg SC PRN (10mg in 1ml injection))

    [Please take background opioid into account when prescribing doses for anticipatories]


    Midazolam 2.5-5mg SC PRN (10mg in 2ml injection)


    Glycopyrronium 200mcg SC PRN (600mcg in 3ml injection)

    (alternative for secretions: Hyoscine Butylbromide 20mg/ml injection)

    Nausea :

    Levomepromazine 6.25mg SC PRN (25mg in 1ml injection)

    (alternative for nausea: Haloperidol 1.5mg SC PRN (5mg in 1ml injection)

    Water for injection

    Dexamethasone 3.3mg SC OD-BD (equivalent to 4mg PO) if risk of steroid withdrawal/Addisons during terminal phase.

    Day/Time Example Timetable
    Monday - AM

    9am MMU Ward Hand over; 9:30am Tour of MMU

    10m Consultant Ward Round, MMU

    Monday - PM

    12pm Ward Nurses - syringe driver administration (treatment room)

    1:30 Nursing Handover – MMU (ward office)

    MMU – Admission Assessment(s) with ward doctor

    Tuesday - AM

    9am Ward Hand over

    9:20am Referrals Meeting on MMU

    10am Community visiting with Specialist Nurse

    Tuesday - PM

    12:30 Journal Club – MMU (doctors office)

    2pm Introduction to Patient and Family Support Team

    3pm Introduction to Welfare and benefits Advisor

    Wednesday - AM

    9am Ward Hand over

    9:20am Referrals Meeting on MMU

    10am Consultant ward round - MMU

    Wednesday - PM

    2pm Doctor/Nurse Home Visit with Specialty Doctor

    Thursday - AM

    9:15am Multi-Disciplinary Team Meeting on MMU

    Thursday - PM

    2pm Introduction to Palliative Rehabilitation with Physiotherapist

    3pm Introduction to Complex Discharge Planning in terminal illness

    Friday - AM

    Hospital Palliative Care Team Ward Visits

    Friday - PM

    2pm Introduction to Personalised Care Plan for the Last Days of Life with End of Life Care Nurse

    4pm Debrief / sign off