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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.

Image of Ryan Hearn and two of his support team along The Cotswold Way

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.

Image of Abbie, a Sue Ryder Practice Educator

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.

Two walkers on their Walk to Remember route through the forest

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.

Andrea Marsh receiving some flowers for her work anniversary

“I can’t remember wanting to do anything else” Andrea celebrates 40 years as a Sue Ryder Nurse

Sue Ryder Nurse Andrea Marsh recently celebrated her 40-year work anniversary at Sue Ryder Manorlands Hospice. Here, she reflects on the last four decades and why she loves her job.

Alex and Alice during their climb to Ben Nevis

Feeling on top of the world – newly-wed couple climb Ben Nevis in support of Sue Ryder hospice

A newly-wed pair of hiking heroes have started their married life together by scaling the UK’s highest mountain, raising crucial funds for Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice.

Nicola, a Sue Ryder Nursing Assistant

“When my brother was at Wheatfields it made me realise what a lovely job palliative care is - to provide that reassurance for patients and families in their final weeks”

When Nicola was hospitalised with COVID-19 a few weeks after the death of her brother at Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice, it was life-changing. After recuperating at home, Nicola saw an advert for Sue Ryder Palliative Care Hub South Oxfordshire and decided to fulfil a long-held ambition to work in palliative care.

Tim Chandler, in his Sue Ryder cycle top, previously completed Ride for Ryder

Gloucestershire insurance and finance workers support Sue Ryder

Thousands of insurance workers from Cheltenham, Gloucester, Stroud and the Forest of Dean will be helping to raise vital funds for Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice this year, as the chosen charity of the year for the Cheltenham and Gloucester Insurance Institute.