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Noah’s Ark Care Team honoured at Downing Street reception

13 AUGUST 2019

The Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice Care Team were thrilled to be invited to Downing Street yesterday to meet Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his partner Carrie Symonds.


Guests from six hospices were honoured to attend the reception where the Prime Minister paid tribute to their "hard work, dedication and compassion".

Julie Quinn, Director of Care at Noah’s Ark, said, “It was a privilege to attend such an event and to meet the Prime Minister and Carrie. It was fantastic to have this opportunity to talk about hospice funding."

Pictures from the event show Mr Johnson smiling with guests wearing T-shirts emblazoned with the Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice logo, as Ms Symonds laughs and greets visitors. In a tweet, she said it was "a privilege to meet so many inspiring people who do such incredible work".

A spokeswoman for Number 10 said: “It was a reception that the Prime Minister hosted to thank hospital staff for all their hard work.”

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