Hospice domestic Tony Doree cleans up in Havering hospice lottery

Lottery-winner Tony has worked at the hospice since 2004

Lottery-winner Tony has worked at the hospice since 2004 - Credit: Archant

A St Francis Hospice domestic has cleaned up in the charity’s lottery.

Tony Doree, 64, who has been cleaning wards since 2004, took the £1,000 first prize last week.

Trish Knox, domestic team manager at the hospice, said: “Tony’s brilliant! He’s so reliable and everybody loves him. We get lots of nice comments from patients about how clean the hospice is and Tony’s hard work helps us keep it that way.”

First-time winner Tony, who’s been playing the lottery since 2011, said: “I’m not what you would call a serial winner!”

He added: “It’s really good to know that your work is appreciated by patients, families and staff.”


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You can sign up at www.sfh.org.uk or call 01708 771433 to buy tickets, or visit any hospice shop to buy either a lottery gift voucher as a present or a one week entry for £1.

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