About us

Guernsey Sands (Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society) Group provides support and care to anyone affected by the death of a baby in Guernsey and promotes research to reduce the loss of babies’ lives.

Guernsey Sands’ committee is run on a voluntary basis by local people who have themselves experienced the death of a baby. The group’s main role is to help bereaved parents and families through support and advice with the following:

  • Providing support by trained befrienders
  • Working with staff on the PEH Loveridge and Frossard wards with a view to improving training, support and care in this area
  • Raising awareness and working with the media
  • Fundraising events
  • Memorial services and events including our Lights of Love service every December
  • Guernsey Sands Memorial Garden in the Foulon Cemetery providing a tranquil place of reflection open all year round
  • Regular community meets
  • Online community groups

Guernsey Charity Registration No. CH461
Association of Guernsey Charities Membership No. 133
Guernsey Chamber of Commerce Charity Member