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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.

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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.

Universal Principals for Advance Care Planning

Sue Ryder welcomes the Universal Principles for Advance Care Planning

Today, we are pleased to see the Universal Principles for Advance Care Planning (ACP) published, providing a guide for the person, those close to them, practitioners and organisations involved in ACP conversations.

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Coping with grief on Mother’s Day

Whether you’re missing your mum, or you had a more difficult relationship, Mother’s Day and the lead up to it can trigger many different emotions if your mum has died. Bianca Neumann, Head of Bereavement, and Christine Ellis, Head of Family Support at Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice, share their expert advice to help you face the day and cope with your grief.

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Meet our Online Bereavement Counsellors, Ksenia and Kim

Sue Ryder Online Bereavement Counsellors Ksenia and Kim support people coping with grief through our Online Counselling Service. They share how they support clients navigating life after a bereavement, and explain why it's so crucial that Sue Ryder have put grief at the forefront of their work.

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Thorpe Hall Hospice are here to support children and families moving into adult care

Kristie, Young Person’s Transition Coordinator at Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice, gives an insight into her role supporting young people, in the hope of spreading the word that the hospice is there for children transitioning to adult care too.

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Sue Ryder comments on latest amendment to Health and Care Bill

Sue Ryder comments on government amendment to the Health and Care Bill which would make it a legal right for dying people to receive the healthcare they need.

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Wellbeing Week: Time to reflect on staff health and wellness

Chris Walbank, Service Director at Sue Ryder Neurological Care Centre Lancashire, talks about the impact of the pandemic on their healthcare services. Out of uncertain times, Wellbeing Week was born, highlighting their valued teams and giving staff a chance to reflect on their own health and wellbeing.