About Us

ARC  East of England

The NIHR ARC East of England is a five-year collaboration between Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust, and the Universities of Cambridge, East Anglia, Hertfordshire and Essex along with other NHS Trusts, Local Authorities, Regional Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships (STPs), patient-led organisations, charities, and industry partners across the region.

University of East Anglia

The partnership is a group of organisations who want to work together to improve health and social care for our region. That includes health and social care professionals, researchers, and members of the public.

St Nicholas Hospice Care

Since 1984, St Nicholas Hospice Care has supported dying, death, and grief in West Suffolk and Thetford.  

We provide local people with specialist palliative care, bereavement, emotional and practical support with our clinical, medical and volunteer-led teams. 

St Helena Hospice

St Helena helps local people face incurable illness in north east Essex, supporting them, their families, friends and carers.

We also help adults who have been bereaved, regardless of how or where their loved one died.

Registered charity no. 280919

St Elizabeth Hospice

St Elizabeth Hospice aims to improve life for people living with progressive and life-limiting conditions, and their families, in Ipswich, East Suffolk and Great Yarmouth and Waveney. 

As well as providing care for patients, St Elizabeth Hospice supports families through the LivingGrief bereavement service and 565 Service for children, teenagers, parents and professionals working with young people.