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All of the latest news and blogs from Sue Ryder.

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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.

Making better bereavement support a reality for the UK: our latest research findings

Read about the key findings and recommendations from our latest research report about the availability and impact of bereavement support across the UK.

Sue Ryder Palliative Care Hub South Oxfordshire staff with Steven Treviss from the Anthony (Tony) Lane Foundation

Sue Ryder launches new overnight care service for patients in South Oxfordshire

A donation from The Anthony (Tony) Lane Foundation to Sue Ryder Palliative Care Hub South Oxfordshire will see a new overnight service launched, giving home palliative care to patients at night across South Oxfordshire.

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Coping with grief on Father’s Day

Whether you’re missing your dad, or you’re dealing with complicated feelings after his death, Bianca Neumman, Head of Bereavement, shares her advice to help you cope with grief during this time.

Music theraphy volunteer Caroline, with residents at Sue Ryder Neurological Care Centre Lancashire

Volunteers’ Week 2022: the joy and value of music therapy

For Volunteers' Week we celebrate the contributions of our amazing volunteers across Sue Ryder. Here, we shine a light on Caroline, who helps provide music therapy sessions and other support for residents at Sue Ryder Neurological Care Centre Lancashire.

Cathy, a Sue Ryder volunteer and befriender, standing next to Dot, a Sue Ryder patient, in the sunshine

Volunteers’ Week 2022: what befriending means to me

For Volunteers’ Week 2022, we shine a light on Cathy, one of our incredible befriending volunteers who has supported Dot after her lung cancer diagnosis. Read about their relationship and what the service means to them.

From left to right, Mark, James and Luke Sollitt - three generations of the family

Luke’s story: Father’s Day without my dad

In his story, Luke opens up about his first experience of Father’s Day without his dad, James, who died after receiving care at Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice for his prostate cancer diagnosis.

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Sue Ryder reacts to the Queen’s Speech 2022

Sue Ryder is disappointed to see that the Employment Bill was not announced in the Queen’s Speech.

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Men and grief: understanding and supporting a grieving man

If you want to better understand how men grieve, or are looking for ways to support a man close to you with their bereavement, such as your husband, boyfriend or friend, read on as we explore male behaviours in grief in more detail.

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Sue Ryder urges Government to include the Employment Bill in the Queen's Speech

Sue Ryder is urging the Government to include the Employment Bill in the Queen's Speech on 10 May, in which they can introduce a legal right to paid bereavement leave for all.