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Our reaction to the King’s Speech: Government plans to boost the NHS must include improvements to palliative and end-of-life care
Today, His Majesty King Charles III delivered the King’s Speech, which happens at the start of a new parliamentary year.
17 Jul 2024
Grieving my friend: Helen's story
Helen's friend Kerrie was her biggest source of support when her mum died. This made the grief she felt when Kerrie herself died all the more painful. In her blog she reflects on these two different experiences of grief and what she's learned about how we can help each other.
Personal stories
01 Jul 2024
There’s still time to sign our Letter to Government
Join nearly 5000 people who have asked the UK government to prioritise support for people who are dying or grieving.
25 Jun 2024
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Sue Ryder celebrates LGBTQ+ Pride month
Pride month is dedicated to celebrating and promoting equality, visibility and rights of the LGBTQ+ community.
Sue Ryder news
31 May 2024
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Celebrity supporters visit the Sue Ryder Grief Kind Garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2024
Sue Ryder Ambassadors Lisa Riley and Richard Arnold were joined by TV presenter, Kate Garraway, as the first visitors to the Sue Ryder Grief Kind Garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2024 Press Day.
RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2024
21 May 2024
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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.
RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2024
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.
RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2024
02 Apr 2024