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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.

Sue Ryder Manorlands Hospice's Ward Manager, Sue

“Sometimes you really see the impact it’s had on a family and it makes you feel proud” Sue's 40 years in nursing

Sue is the Ward Manager at Sue Ryder Manorlands Hospice and is retiring after 40 years as a nurse. She looks back on her nursing career and shares some insight into what it’s like working for Sue Ryder.

Sue Ryder Nurse Sarah Gower

“It’s a very supportive environment” Providing expert palliative care while growing in my career

Sarah is a Clinical Nurse Specialist at Sue Ryder Duchess of Kent Hospice. Here, she talks about her passion for delivering palliative care to people at home in the community and how Sue Ryder is supporting her career development.

Leah, a Sue Ryder Nurse at Thorpe Hall Hospice

“A job with Sue Ryder helps you grow and it brings out the real you” Leah's path to end of life care with Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice

Leah recently joined Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice as a Sue Ryder Nurse, as part of the Skilled Worker Visa scheme. She shares her story in the hope of encouraging more international nurses to find out about joining the us through the scheme.

Nursing assistants Lynne and Denise pictured in their uniforms

“We make sure that if people are near the end of their life that they’re never left alone” Our journeys into palliative care nursing

Denise and Lynne are Nursing Assistants at Sue Ryder Duchess of Kent Hospice. They reflect on their different routes into nursing, their passion for the job and why they would encourage others to consider a career in palliative care with Sue Ryder.

Louise, Senior Physiotherapist at Sue Ryder Neurological Care Centre Lancashire

“It’s really incredible” Providing neurological care and transforming lives in Lancashire

Louise is a Senior Physiotherapist at Sue Ryder Neurological Care Centre Lancashire. She has been instrumental in providing expert care for her clients and explains how being a physio is a varied and rewarding role. She sees Allied Health Professions day on October 14 as an important celebration of the vital work that her and her colleagues across healthcare carry out daily.

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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.

Lydia, a Sue Ryder Nurse who is currently doing her apprenticeship

“My apprenticeship is helping me support the team” Lydia's learning and career journey in palliative care with Sue Ryder

Sue Ryder Nursing Team Leader, Lydia, who's studying for a Level 3 qualification in Team Leader Management, takes us through her learning journey and career in palliative care with Sue Ryder. She shines a light on how rewarding end of life care is, the difference it makes to patients and families, and the support she's received.

Gloria, Head Chef at Sue Ryder The Chantry

“I have the opportunity to make people happy with my food every day” Making a difference for residents and staff from The Chantry's kitchen

Gloria is the Head Chef at Sue Ryder Neurological Care Centre The Chantry. She talks about how inspiring The Chantry's person-centred approach is, the rewards of bringing joy through her meals and seeing the wellbeing benefits of letting people get creative with their food.

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.