Unveiling honours hospice’s founder

Special event marks awarding of Blue Plaque to Monica Pearce 

Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice hosted a special event at the Lost and Found to commemorate the charity’s founder receiving a prestigious Blue Plaque. Professionals from some of Birmingham’s leading businesses and healthcare organisations joined the charity to mark the unveiling of the plaque awarded by Birmingham Civic Society to celebrate the life and work of the hospice’s founder, Monica Pearce. The honour comes as the hospice – which cares for 500 people every day – marks its 40th anniversary.


1 Tina Swani, Judi Millward, Candy Passmore

2 Colin Graham, Gabrielle Stanley, Clare Tooth

3 Nick Venning, Lucy Watkins, Clive Stone

4 Paul Cadman, Paul Jennings

5 Richard Morris, Charlotte Dowling, Lucy Watkins

6 Rita McLean, Tina Swani

To find out more about the hospice, visit: www.birminghamhospice.org.uk