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.
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.
“When I’ve given patients and families my time and energy I always come away feeling good about myself”
Paul from Leeds has been a volunteer at Sue Ryder Manorlands Hospice for almost a decade, where he has a deeply personal connection. He is sharing his story in the hope of encouraging more people to consider volunteering for Sue Ryder.
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.
Stella joined Sue Ryder as a befriending volunteer in South Oxfordshire in 2018. Like many volunteers across the UK, this year she had to pause her volunteering role temporarily to limit the spread of coronavirus. She reflects on her favourite memories as a befriender and shares how she's continued supporting her local community during the pandemic.
Carol, Mark, Louise and Jacqui have all gone from volunteers to paid members of staff at our Sue Ryder Abbeydale shop. They discuss their reasons for joining Sue Ryder as volunteers and their personal journeys towards their current retail roles.
On 16th June, Sue Ryder and Barbara Keeley MP hosted a roundtable with MPs and hospice charities discussing the funding challenges facing the sector.
According to a study published today (Tuesday 15 June) by Cardiff University's Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Centre and the University of Bristol, many people struggling after a bereavement faced long waiting lists for support or were told they were not eligible.
Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice is part of a pioneering new partnership supporting bereaved people in Rutland.