First Guernsey patronage for Prince Charles

Les Bourgs Hospice The hospice was officially opened by the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall in July 2012

Prince Charles has been named as the new patron of Guernsey's Les Bourgs hospice, his first Guernsey patronage.

His Royal Highness agreed to the move following a visit to the Bailiwick, and the hospice, in 2012.

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall officially opened the hospice during their visit.

The news was welcomed by the island's Lieutenant Governor, Air Marshal Peter Walker, who described it as a powerful endorsement of Guernsey hospice care.

More on This Story

Related Stories

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

Weather

Guernsey Airport

Min. Night 17 °C

Features & Analysis

Elsewhere on the BBC

  • SleepSleep on it

    Is it possible to strengthen your brain's synapses while you slumber?

Programmes

  • (File photo) Usain BoltClick Watch

    Challenging the world's fastest man to a virtual race over 40m – can you keep up?

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.