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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
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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’
24 Jan 2024
A Sue Ryder collage display for the Chelsea Flower Show, showing lots of blue flowers, grass and two blue figures standing together
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