News and blog

All of the latest news and blogs from Sue Ryder, where you'll find healthcare, fundraising, policy and volunteering stories from across the charity.

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Coronavirus (Covid-19) guidance: visiting a Sue Ryder hospice or neurological centre

We understand that visiting loved ones is crucial to the health and wellbeing of all our patients and clients, and the safety of the people in our care remains of paramount importance.

Paul returns for 100 lap fundraiser around The Chantry

A resident at Sue Ryder Neurological Care Centre The Chantry has completed an incredible 100 laps of the building in 67 days, raising money for the centre where he received specialist care following surgery to remove a brain tumour that left him unable to walk properly.

Volunteers’ Week 2022: the joy and value of music therapy

For Volunteers' Week we celebrate the contributions of our amazing volunteers across Sue Ryder. Here, we shine a light on Caroline, who helps provide music therapy sessions and other support for residents at Sue Ryder Neurological Care Centre Lancashire.

Wellbeing Week: Time to reflect on staff health and wellness

Chris Walbank, Service Director at Sue Ryder Neurological Care Centre Lancashire, talks about the impact of the pandemic on their healthcare services. Out of uncertain times, Wellbeing Week was born, highlighting their valued teams and giving staff a chance to reflect on their own health and wellbeing.

Sue Ryder Neurological Care Centre Lancashire's value of care rated ‘Outstanding’ by Care Quality Commission report

The value and effectiveness of the care provided at Sue Ryder Neurological Care Centre Lancashire has been deemed ‘Outstanding’ in a recent report issued by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Sue Ryder Nurses trek in Iceland to raise funds for families

Nurses from Sue Ryder St John's Hospice swapped their uniforms for warm jackets and hiking boots as they took on a wintry trek in Iceland last November, to raise funds for the care they provide.

Being welcomed and supported as part of the Sue Ryder retail team

Izzy, 19, has just started working with Sue Ryder as a member of Retail Bank Staff. She started volunteering with Sue Ryder as part of her Duke of Edinburgh Award, and enjoyed it so much she didn’t want to leave! Izzy is autistic, and found that Sue Ryder was a really welcoming environment for her when looking for employment.

Beginning our careers in palliative care with Sue Ryder

Sue Ryder Nurses, Karina and Emma, joined Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice earlier this year – Karina on the inpatient unit and Emma in the Hospice at Home team. In this blog they share what their first few months have been like with Sue Ryder.

“I know the fantastic work that goes on every day” Nicky does her first Dash in support of our care

Nicky, Head of Clinical Services at Sue Ryder Neurological Care Centre Stagenhoe, will be putting her best foot forward this month as she represents the centre in the annual December Daily Dash to help raise funds for Sue Ryder.

Walking the December Daily Dash to give back to Sue Ryder

Ceri is taking part in the December Daily Dash this year to raise much needed funds for Sue Ryder. She previously worked as an Events Fundraiser for Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice, so has first-hand experience of how important fundraising is for the charity's expert care.

Coronavirus (Covid-19) guidance: visiting a Sue Ryder hospice or neurological centre

We understand that visiting loved ones is crucial to the health and wellbeing of all our patients and clients, and the safety of the people in our care remains of paramount importance.

Paul returns for 100 lap fundraiser around The Chantry

A resident at Sue Ryder Neurological Care Centre The Chantry has completed an incredible 100 laps of the building in 67 days, raising money for the centre where he received specialist care following surgery to remove a brain tumour that left him unable to walk properly.

Volunteers’ Week 2022: the joy and value of music therapy

For Volunteers' Week we celebrate the contributions of our amazing volunteers across Sue Ryder. Here, we shine a light on Caroline, who helps provide music therapy sessions and other support for residents at Sue Ryder Neurological Care Centre Lancashire.

Wellbeing Week: Time to reflect on staff health and wellness

Chris Walbank, Service Director at Sue Ryder Neurological Care Centre Lancashire, talks about the impact of the pandemic on their healthcare services. Out of uncertain times, Wellbeing Week was born, highlighting their valued teams and giving staff a chance to reflect on their own health and wellbeing.

Sue Ryder Neurological Care Centre Lancashire's value of care rated ‘Outstanding’ by Care Quality Commission report

The value and effectiveness of the care provided at Sue Ryder Neurological Care Centre Lancashire has been deemed ‘Outstanding’ in a recent report issued by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Sue Ryder Nurses trek in Iceland to raise funds for families

Nurses from Sue Ryder St John's Hospice swapped their uniforms for warm jackets and hiking boots as they took on a wintry trek in Iceland last November, to raise funds for the care they provide.

Being welcomed and supported as part of the Sue Ryder retail team

Izzy, 19, has just started working with Sue Ryder as a member of Retail Bank Staff. She started volunteering with Sue Ryder as part of her Duke of Edinburgh Award, and enjoyed it so much she didn’t want to leave! Izzy is autistic, and found that Sue Ryder was a really welcoming environment for her when looking for employment.

Beginning our careers in palliative care with Sue Ryder

Sue Ryder Nurses, Karina and Emma, joined Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice earlier this year – Karina on the inpatient unit and Emma in the Hospice at Home team. In this blog they share what their first few months have been like with Sue Ryder.

“I know the fantastic work that goes on every day” Nicky does her first Dash in support of our care

Nicky, Head of Clinical Services at Sue Ryder Neurological Care Centre Stagenhoe, will be putting her best foot forward this month as she represents the centre in the annual December Daily Dash to help raise funds for Sue Ryder.

Walking the December Daily Dash to give back to Sue Ryder

Ceri is taking part in the December Daily Dash this year to raise much needed funds for Sue Ryder. She previously worked as an Events Fundraiser for Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice, so has first-hand experience of how important fundraising is for the charity's expert care.