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Celebrity supporters join with Sue Ryder in a bid to recruit more palliative care nurses

Sue Ryder celebrity supporters Sir Geoff Hurst MBE, rugby player Jamie Peacock MBE and Malin Andersson have joined with Sue Ryder to launch the ‘We are Sue Ryder’ campaign, aiming to raise awareness of the critical recruitment need for palliative care nurses across the UK.

Sue Ryder launches new overnight care service for patients in South Oxfordshire

A donation from The Anthony (Tony) Lane Foundation to Sue Ryder Palliative Care Hub South Oxfordshire will see a new overnight service launched, giving home palliative care to patients at night across South Oxfordshire.

Volunteers’ Week 2022: what befriending means to me

For Volunteers’ Week 2022, we shine a light on Cathy, one of our incredible befriending volunteers who has supported Dot after her lung cancer diagnosis. Read about their relationship and what the service means to them.

Sue Ryder reacts to the Queen’s Speech 2022

Sue Ryder is disappointed to see that the Employment Bill was not announced in the Queen’s Speech.

Men and grief: understanding and supporting a grieving man

If you want to better understand how men grieve, or are looking for ways to support a man close to you with their bereavement, such as your husband, boyfriend or friend, read on as we explore male behaviours in grief in more detail.

Sue Ryder urges Government to include the Employment Bill in the Queen's Speech

Sue Ryder is urging the Government to include the Employment Bill in the Queen's Speech on 10 May, in which they can introduce a legal right to paid bereavement leave for all.

Thorpe Hall Hospice are here to support children and families moving into adult care

Kristie, Young Person’s Transition Coordinator at Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice, gives an insight into her role supporting young people, in the hope of spreading the word that the hospice is there for children transitioning to adult care too.

Sue Ryder comments on latest amendment to Health and Care Bill

Sue Ryder comments on government amendment to the Health and Care Bill which would make it a legal right for dying people to receive the healthcare they need.

A year in the life of a complementary therapist

Helen is Complementary Therapist Lead at Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice. She gives an insight into what complementary therapies are, how they help people receiving care at our hospices and the challenges the team has faced over the last year.

Jane and Sean on the power of befriending

Jane currently receives care and support from Sue Ryder Palliative Care Hub South Oxfordshire and was matched with Sean through their volunteer befriending scheme in 2020. They talk about the friendship they've created and how befriending has had a profound impact on their lives.