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Why it’s okay not to watch the Royal Wedding if you’re grieving

Following a bereavement, key milestones such as birthdays, anniversaries and weddings can commonly trigger memories of those who are no longer with us. Richard, whose wife Fiona died under Sue Ryder's care six months ago, explains why he won't be watching Prince Harry and Meghan Markle say "I do" this weekend.

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Simple ways to think ahead this Dying Matters Week

It's Dying Matters Awareness Week, a time that gives us – and other members of the Dying Matters coalition – an unparalleled opportunity to put the importance of talking about dying, death and bereavement firmly on the national agenda. Duncan, our Policy and Public Affairs Manager (England), shares his approach to these oft-taboo topics.

Guilt and grieving: is there an antidote?

Blogger Richard, whose wife Fiona passed away under Sue Ryder's care, is racked with guilt after missing the six-month anniversary of his wife's death.

London Marathon 2018 round-up

On one of the hottest days of the year so far, 59 Team Incredible runners took to the sunny streets of the capital to face the challenge of running 26.2 miles (42km) to raise money for Sue Ryder.

A day in the life of Community Healthcare Assistant Sally

Sally Barr is one of our community healthcare assistants working as part of Sue Ryder's Angus homecare service. Here, she tells us about her typical day caring for people in her local community in east Scotland.

Corinne Bailey Rae to attend Sue Ryder's Yorkshire Women of Achievement Awards

Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice is proud to announce that renowned British singer, songwriter, record producer, and guitarist from Leeds, Corinne Bailey Rae will be amongst the celebrities attending this year’s Yorkshire Women of Achievement awards.

Sue Ryder launches Charity Lottery Lucky Dips in shops

We're now selling Lucky Dip tickets to our own weekly Sue Ryder Lottery in our charity shops across the country. This bold move is thanks to new specifically designed technology, making Sue Ryder the first retailer able to produce Charity Lottery Lucky Dips in this way.

Reclaiming space

What do you do when a song comes on the radio that reminds you of someone you've lost? Have you kept all their belongings or found having a clear-out restorative? Are you able to revisit old haunts that hold potent memories of them? Richard, who lost his wife Fiona under Sue Ryder's care six months ago, reflects on the different ways he has been dealing with the painfully familiar since his bereavement.

Running right now - our Virgin Money London Marathon team 2018

Our Incredible Team of 60 runners are taking on the 2018 London Marathon on Sunday 22nd April. Not only were they dedicated to 'sprinting' every one of the sunny 26.2 mile course, they were also chosen for the passion they showed to provide care across the country.

Mum organising fundraiser in memory of daughter to support St John's Hospice

A Bedford mother is organising a charity dinner, auction, raffle and music fundraiser in memory of her daughter and to support our St John’s Hospice.