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Chica pet therapy

A shout-out to the therapy dogs of Sue Ryder (and an alpaca too)

To round off National Volunteers’ Week, we want to celebrate the furry, four-legged volunteers who work so hard to brighten the days of our patients, residents and families – not forgetting their humans!

Bella the Pets as Therapy dog with a Sue Ryder Nurse

“Bella was born to be a Pets as Therapy dog”: meet Duchess of Kent Hospice’s four-legged volunteer

Pets can be a great support during illness and beyond – as volunteer Barry discovered when, following his wife Sarita’s death, he signed up their puppy Bella to become a certified Pets as Therapy dog.

Cuerden Hall

Sue Ryder to open new neurological care centre at D'Urton Manor

We have today announced plans to build a new state-of-the-art Sue Ryder neurological care centre at the D’Urton Manor development in Eastway, Preston, in Lancashire.

Elise Hoadley, Leckhampton Court Hospice Director; Nursing Assistant Becky Clarke; Head of Clinical Services Debbie Williams; and  Edward Gillespie, Chairman of the Trustees for The Summerfield Charitable Trust.

Our Leckhampton Court Hospice at Home service is expanding

Sue Ryder is delighted to announce that our Leckhampton Court Hospice has been awarded a substantial donation by The Summerfield Charitable Trust to develop our existing Hospice at Home services in Cheltenham, Tewkesbury and Gloucester.