Trevor Gray Memorial Fund money will support training for hospice nurses in new E-learning suite

A donation of £12,600 from a scholarship fund established in memory of lifelong Gwent health supporter Trevor Gray will be used to create a E-Learning centre to support end of life care training for hospice nurses.

The Trevor Gray Scholarship Fund will assist with the delivery of educational courses in conjunction with Gwent-based end of life charity St David’s Hospice Care.

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