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The front entrance of Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice
Search begins to secure sustainable future for Peterborough landmark and protect vital care services
Sue Ryder is working with local and national heritage experts to explore potential options to preserve the much-loved local landmark Thorpe Hall Hospice in Peterborough and help protect the care the charity gives.
20 Jul 2023
Our reaction to the NHS Long Term Workforce Plan
Today, the NHS Long Term Workforce Plan was published, laying out the action to be taken locally, regionally and nationally to address current NHS workforce challenges. Read our response.
Influencing
30 Jun 2023
Lesley smiling towards the camera in the sunshine
Volunteers’ Week 2023: stories from across Sue Ryder
To tell you more about what volunteering with us is like, here are Lesley, Eddie, and Trevor’s experiences.
Volunteering
07 Jun 2023
A woman holds her husband's hand as he lies in a hospice bed. A stamp with text saying 'The Cost of Dying Crisis' is over the image, in the top left
The cost of dying crisis: we need your support
Rising costs mean we won’t be there for everyone who needs us. But with your support, we can continue to provide essential palliative care and bereavement support to everyone facing the most difficult times of their lives. Together, we can make sure they get the care they need.
Campaigns
29 May 2023
Three Sue Ryder Nurses hugging in front of the flowery Sue Ryder mural with supportive messages on
New mural revealed in Reading as a heartfelt ‘thank you’ to local nurses
Read about the mural displaying messages of thanks to Sue Ryder Nurses from family members whose loved ones experienced their expert and compassionate care.
Campaigns
24 May 2023
We were pleased to see that several recommendations for improving the health and social care system that we have made were highlighted within the review.
Today, 4th April 2023, the final report of Hewitt Review was published. This is an independent review into the oversight, governance and accountability of Integrated Care Systems (ICSs) across England which has been conducted by Rt Hon. Patricia Hewitt (Chair of Norfolk and Waveney Integrated Care Board).
Influencing
04 Apr 2023
To Be Honest: encouraging openness in grief
Too many people feel unable to open up about how they feel after a bereavement. But that needs to change. Find out more about our 'To Be Honest' campaign.
Grief and bereavement
22 Mar 2023
Our response to the Spring Budget
Disappointingly, in the 2023 Spring budget, announcements for health and social care were missing, however, we welcome the three month extension to the Energy Price Guarantee (EPG) for households.
Influencing
15 Mar 2023
Essential tips to secure your London Marathon charity place
London Marathon charity places are like gold dust. To give yourself the best chance of gaining a spot on the team, check out our top 5 application tips.
Fundraising
13 Mar 2023
Sue Ryder's Emma Vasey and an MP near a long dining table showing personal stories in the empty spaces
The Empty Chair campaign is starting conversations at the heart of government
Our powerful Empty Chair exhibit goes on display in the House of Commons between 6-9 March 2023.
06 Mar 2023