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Sue Ryder welcomes news that His Majesty King Charles III will be their Royal Patron
Supporters, volunteers, trustees and staff at national healthcare and bereavement charity, Sue Ryder, are this week celebrating the welcome news that His Majesty King Charles III will be their Royal Patron.
Sue Ryder news
08 May 2024
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Palliative and bereavement charities urge party leaders to do more to support people affected by death, dying and grief
This week (6th-12th May) is Dying Matters Awareness Week, a time to encourage everyone to talk about death, dying and grief.
08 May 2024
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40% of people believe gardening has 'saved them from grief'
Our new research shows the profound impact of gardening and nature on the grieving process.
26 Apr 2024
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Sue Ryder announces new Chief Executive
Sue Ryder, the national healthcare charity has appointed James Sanderson as the new Chief Executive. James will be joining Sue Ryder in August and will lead the charity to deliver its new long-term vision and strategy.
Sue Ryder news
24 Apr 2024
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How to make a memory garden
Advice on how to make a memory garden from award winning garden designer Katherine Holland. Katherine has drawn on her own experiences of grief and her designs for the Sue Ryder Grief Kind garden at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2024.
Grief and bereavement
02 Apr 2024
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Vandals strike Sue Ryder hospice grounds ahead of Spring fundraising fayre
Staff, volunteers and supporters of Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice were left reeling this morning after arriving to find its grounds had been vandalised overnight.
Sue Ryder news
21 Mar 2024
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The Government’s Spring Budget fails to provide much needed support with energy costs for people at the end of life
Today, 6th March, the Chancellor announced the Government’s Spring Budget, it outlines the Government’s tax and spending plans.
06 Mar 2024
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New parliamentary report on assisted dying calls on the Government fix ‘patchy’ access to palliative care and increase funding to hospices
On 29 February, the Health and Social Care Committee published the findings of their Assisted Dying/Assisted Suicide Inquiry.
01 Mar 2024
Expanding Grief Kind Spaces: Sue Ryder’s exciting partnership with Village Hotels
We are thrilled to announce a new corporate partnership with Village Hotels, who will help us in our goal of making sure everyone living with grief can access the support they need.
Corporate partnerships
09 Feb 2024
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Shadow Chancellor, Rachel Reeves MP, visits Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice
On Friday 26th January, Shadow Chancellor and MP for Leeds West, Rachel Reeves, visited Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice to meet with representatives from Sue Ryder, Hospice UK and St Gemma’s Hospice in Leeds.
30 Jan 2024