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Sue Ryder launches Grief Kind campaign

At Sue Ryder, we support people through the most difficult times of their lives. As well as providing expert palliative and neurological care, our bereavement support helps people manage their grief when someone close to them dies. Today we are launching our Grief Kind campaign, to help people support their friends and family who are grieving.

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Coronavirus (Covid-19) guidance: visiting a Sue Ryder hospice or neurological centre

We understand that visiting loved ones is crucial to the health and wellbeing of all our patients and clients, and the safety of the people in our care remains of paramount importance.

Tara, Amber, Sally and Sophie at the end of their 24 hour walk

Friends swap Covid-hit 30th Ibiza weekender for 24 hour Cotswolds charity walk

They were meant to be partying in Ibiza to celebrate their 30th birthdays, but Coronavirus led four big hearted girlfriends to swap strappy sandals for sturdy walking boots and walk 24 hours non-stop through the Cotswolds for Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice.

Sir Geoff Hurst, the first celebrity ambassador for Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice

Sue Ryder Ambassador Sir Geoff Hurst shares his support for Walk to Remember

Former England footballer, World Cup winner and Sue Ryder Ambassador, Sir Geoff Hurst, is encouraging supporters to join Walk to Remember this year.

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Running the Cotswold Way in 24 hours for Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice

After his mum was cared for at Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice, Ryan Hearn decided to take on his own challenge - to run 102 miles in 24 hours and fundraise to show his support for the expert care his mum received.

Student Nurse Anne-Marie

“If anyone said to me they weren’t sure about a hospice placement, I would really encourage them to just go for it”

Anne-Marie Howarth is a student nurse at The University of Bradford. Here, she shares her experience of a 12-week placement at Sue Ryder Manorlands Hospice, and how it changed her perception of palliative care.

Sue Ryder Nurse Lisa Alvey

“Our patients are at the centre of the care we deliver and their wishes are paramount”

Sue Ryder Nurse Lisa Alvey works in the community team at Sue Ryder Manorlands Hospice, delivering expert care and support to patients at home. Here, she talks about the essential aspect of expert symptom management in palliative care.

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Abbie's story - from nursing to becoming a Practice Educator

Abbie, a Practice Educator at Sue Ryder Neurological Care Centre Dee View Court, shares her story of her career in nursing that has been driven by her dad's diagnosis of Motor Neuron Disease (MND) and the importance of specialist care.

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Remember a Charity Week 2021 - leaving a gift in your Will to Sue Ryder

Now more than ever, Sue Ryder is relying on gifts in Wills from supporters like you to help our work live on. Remember A Charity Week, from 6 to 12 September 2021, is the perfect opportunity to consider passing on something wonderful by leaving a gift in your Will.

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New research shows that remembrance events like Sue Ryder's Walk to Remember help the public to grieve

New research from Sue Ryder has found that over half of the British public think that remembrance events, such as our Walk to Remember, help them grieve.