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Rebecca out on her December Daily Dash with friends and family

“Giving back to the hospice is very important to me” Rebecca steps out for her second December Daily Dash

After taking on the December Daily Dash in 2020, school teacher Rebecca is hoping to do it again this year. Both her father and grandfather received end-of-life care at Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice so Rebecca was keen to get involved in the annual challenge to raise funds for Sue Ryder.

Kikko and his son in their Sue Ryder t-shirts, holding their race medals

“I can do something I love, while raising funds for a very worthy cause” Sue Ryder Shop Manager Kikko takes on the December Daily Dash

Kikko is a Sue Ryder Shop Manager in Upminster, East London and has been working with us for over 6 years. A keen walker and runner, he is taking part in the December Daily Dash for the first time, to raise vital funds for our care.

Sue Ryder Nurse Sarah Gower

“It’s a very supportive environment” Providing expert palliative care while growing in my career

Sarah is a Clinical Nurse Specialist at Sue Ryder Duchess of Kent Hospice. Here, she talks about her passion for delivering palliative care to people at home in the community and how Sue Ryder is supporting her career development.

Leah, a Sue Ryder Nurse at Thorpe Hall Hospice

“A job with Sue Ryder helps you grow and it brings out the real you” Leah's path to end of life care with Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice

Leah recently joined Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice as a Sue Ryder Nurse, as part of the Skilled Worker Visa scheme. She shares her story in the hope of encouraging more international nurses to find out about joining the us through the scheme.

Nursing assistants Lynne and Denise pictured in their uniforms

“We make sure that if people are near the end of their life that they’re never left alone” Our journeys into palliative care nursing

Denise and Lynne are Nursing Assistants at Sue Ryder Duchess of Kent Hospice. They reflect on their different routes into nursing, their passion for the job and why they would encourage others to consider a career in palliative care with Sue Ryder.

TV presenter and founder of Make Motherhood Diverse, Candice Brathwaite

Grief Kind podcast episode two with Candice Brathwaite

The second episode of our Grief Kind podcast is with TV presenter and Make Motherhood Diverse founder, Candice Brathwaite, who talks to Clover Stroud about losing her dad when she was just 21, the isolation she felt and how her friends struggled to support her.

Actress Lisa Riley

Grief Kind podcast episode one with Lisa Riley

In the first instalment of our new Grief Kind podcast, Clover Stroud speaks to BAFTA-winning actress and television presenter Lisa Riley about her mum, Cath, who died in Lisa’s arms from pancreatic cancer.

Volunteer Judy is pictured receiving a prestigious award for her long-standing contribution

Tea-rific volunteer Judy marks 30 years of service at Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice

This Hospice Care Week, we are sharing the story of inspirational volunteer Judy who has raised many thousands of pounds for Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice and is celebrating three decades of loyal service.

Dr. Nick Green running out of the Sue Ryder St. John's front entrance

“I might cry that I’ve done it for those I’ve cared for” Sue Ryder Doctor takes on London Marathon in memory of patients and to help us keep caring

Dr. Nick Green, a Sue Ryder doctor and Cambridge GP, will be swapping his scrubs and stethoscope for a running vest and trainers to complete the Virgin Money London Marathon this Sunday, in memory of patients he's supported and to fundraise for Sue Ryder's care.

Tara, Amber, Sally and Sophie at the end of their 24 hour walk

Friends swap Covid-hit 30th Ibiza weekender for 24 hour Cotswolds charity walk

They were meant to be partying in Ibiza to celebrate their 30th birthdays, but Coronavirus led four big hearted girlfriends to swap strappy sandals for sturdy walking boots and walk 24 hours non-stop through the Cotswolds for Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice.