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Image of Sue Ryder directions signage outside Sue Ryder Manorlands Hospice

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.

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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.

The team at Sue Ryder Neurological Care Centre Lancashire

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, Jacqui and Dawn, on their trek through Iceland

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.

Jane and Sean

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.

Izzy, a retail staff member at our Sue Ryder Ruislip charity shop.

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.

Emma, a Sue Ryder Nurse at Thorpe Hall Hospice

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.

Mary, running along a road in her Sue Ryder gear for December Daily Dash

“It’s about time I got involved myself!” Mary from Sue Ryder gets dashing this December

Mary is a Community Fundraising Officer in the team at Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice, who raise much needed funds to provide their expert care. Inspired by supporter stories, Mary is taking on the December Daily Dash herself this year.

Two Sue Ryder shop volunteers

40 years of volunteering - celebrating three of our long service volunteers

Meet Sheila, Glenda and Denise, three retail volunteers at our Ramsey shop who between them have given over 40 years of dedicated service to Sue Ryder.

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.