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Sue Ryder co-hosts Commission on Bereavement policy roundtable

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.

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Sue Ryder success at party conferences

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.

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.

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“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.

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.

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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.

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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.

Bel in her adapted 'Tramper' during her 6 mile hill hike for Sue Ryder

Bel completes her 6 mile hill hike to hit £10,000 target for Sue Ryder

Courageous Bel Cornwell has smashed her £10,000 in a year fundraising target for Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice, who are supporting Bel and her family, by completing a mammoth 6 mile hill hike in a specially adapted ‘Tramper’.