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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.
Influencing
30 Jan 2024
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Report on hospice funding finds commissioning of services is ‘not fit for purpose’
The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Hospice and End of Life Care has published their report ‘Government funding for hospices’
Influencing
24 Jan 2024
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Sue Ryder to present a Grief Kind Garden in the ‘All About Plants’ category at RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
Sue Ryder will be presenting a Grief Kind Garden in the ‘All About Plants’ category at RHS Chelsea Flower Show. We'll be exploring the theme of grief with a sensory garden designed by award winning designer, Katherine Holland at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2024.
Sue Ryder news
08 Jan 2024
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How the Grief Kind campaign helped me after my Dad died
Tracy describes how Sue Ryder's Grief Kind campaign helped her learn to live with grief after her dad died.
Personal stories
08 Jan 2024
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Sue Ryder braces for unprecedented demand for services this January
Sue Ryder is preparing for an unprecedented surge in demand for its online bereavement support services this January, as it encourages others to be Grief Kind for the year ahead.
Grief Kind
07 Jan 2024
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Coping with grief at the start of a new year
The start of a new year is often accompanied by feelings of hope and renewal. But when you’re grieving, the return of January can sometimes bring difficult emotions with it too.
Grief and bereavement
02 Jan 2024
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Grieving for my daughter - Sarah’s story
When Sarah’s daughter Laura died suddenly at the age of just 25 she found people began to act differently around her. Through Sue Ryder’s online bereavement services she discovered support and comfort and the opportunity to connect with other parents who were grieving for adult children.
Personal stories
05 Dec 2023
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Grief after the suicide of my son - Catherine’s story
When Catherine’s son Daniel died suddenly at the age of 27 she was devastated. But when she later found out he had taken his own life, she said “it was like he’d died all over again, only a million times worse”.
Grief and bereavement
05 Dec 2023
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Marking Grief Awareness Week 2023 at Sue Ryder
National Grief Awareness Week, 2 - 8 December 2023, aims to raise awareness of all aspects of grief and loss on a national scale. This year’s theme is 'Better Together' to create stronger communities for open conversations and to help normalise grief.
Grief and bereavement
02 Dec 2023