Today Sue Ryder co-hosted a roundtable with thought leaders and professionals in the field of bereavement to discuss key themes of work for the recently formed bereavement commission.
Our Influencing and Engagement team attended the Labour and Conservative Party Conferences in September and October, respectively, to raise awareness of the growing demand for palliative care, and the need for a sustainable funding solution to secure its future.
On 16th June, Sue Ryder and Barbara Keeley MP hosted a roundtable with MPs and hospice charities discussing the funding challenges facing the sector.
Dr Paul Perkins, Chief Medical Director at Sue Ryder and Consultant in Palliative Medicine, talks about the latest Ambitions Framework for Palliative and End of Life Care, and how the important principles of person-centred care are embodied in the support we provide at Sue Ryder.
Sue Ryder marks Dying Matters Week by calling on the government to end the funding crisis facing the palliative care sector.
A coalition of MPs, businesses and charities have backed Sue Ryder's campaign for statutory bereavement leave in a powerful new video.
Sue Ryder is calling on the Government to commit to more sustainable funding for the hospice care sector, having commissioned an independent report looking into the rise in demand and cost for end of life care services over the next ten years.
As Government plans for legislation to reform the NHS and integration of services are revealed, Sue Ryder is calling for closer involvement with specialist care providers so that they can contribute to decision making and effectively support those they care for during the pandemic.
“We cannot wait for reforms to take place; we need immediate funding or our services will be at risk”
NHS England and NHS Improvement have opened a consultation on building a strong, integrated care system across England. Whilst Sue Ryder welcomes the general direction of travel, the overall lack of detail within the proposals mean many questions remain.
Sue Ryder gains support from cross-party MPs and organisations to call on Government to bolster bereavement support in the workplace
Sue Ryder and a coalition of MPs, charities, businesses, faith leaders and healthcare professionals are calling on the Government to introduce a minimum of two weeks statutory paid bereavement leave for all UK employees grieving the loss of a close relative or partner.