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Tim Chandler, in his Sue Ryder cycle top, previously completed Ride for Ryder

Gloucestershire insurance and finance workers support Sue Ryder

Thousands of insurance workers from Cheltenham, Gloucester, Stroud and the Forest of Dean will be helping to raise vital funds for Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice this year, as the chosen charity of the year for the Cheltenham and Gloucester Insurance Institute.

Sue Ryder Hospice Nurse in PPE

Sue Ryder holds parliamentary roundtable on the future of funding for the hospice sector

On 16th June, Sue Ryder and Barbara Keeley MP hosted a roundtable with MPs and hospice charities discussing the funding challenges facing the sector.

Sarah, out on one of her running routes

“It's been two years since I lost my dad. Two years since I decided I would do everything I could to support Sue Ryder”

Sarah Riley has fundraised in memory of her dad, Steve, since he died two years ago at Sue Ryder Palliative Care Hub South Oxfordshire. She talks about training during the pandemic for the Virtual London Marathon and how this year's event provides another focus to continue on.

Joby and his friends training for the Three Peaks Challenge

Friends take on Three Peaks Challenge to raise funds for Sue Ryder and awareness of Motor Neurone Disease

Three friends will be tackling the Three Peaks Challenge this weekend hoping to raise funds for Sue Ryder and vital awareness of Motor Neurone Disease.

Six singers who have been involved with Sing For Life in support of Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice

Singers set to hit the high notes for Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice

A pop-tastic singing project is set to pull out all the stops and raise vital funds for Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice. Sing for Life will sign up around 40 women from the Peterborough area, who’ll spend nine weeks learning how to sing and work towards a fantastic live charity event.

Melissa, visiting a patient's home for Leckhampton's Hospice at Home service

“I just love the patient-centred care that we're able to offer. Where else would you get to make this kind of difference?”

Senior Nursing Assistant Melissa has worked in palliative and end-of-life care for eight years and has been part of the Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court ‘Hospice at Home’ team for the last four. She talks about her experiences of supporting patients and their families at home through the toughest times.

Dr Kirsty Durley

Sue Ryder Doctor takes on historical trail challenge to raise funds for our specialist care

Dr Kirsty Durley is taking on the 53-mile 'Race to the King' endurance challenge this June to raise much-needed funds for Sue Ryder Duchess of Kent Hospice, where she works.

Ambitions Framework for Palliative and End of Life Care

The new Ambitions Framework for Palliative and End of Life Care

Dr Paul Perkins, Chief Medical Director at Sue Ryder and Consultant in Palliative Medicine, talks about the latest Ambitions Framework for Palliative and End of Life Care, and how the important principles of person-centred care are embodied in the support we provide at Sue Ryder.

Sisters Abi and Georgie

“You don’t know what Sue Ryder do until you need them.” Sisters take on trek challenge in memory of their mum and aunt

Sisters Abi and Georgie are taking part in the 100km Cotswold Way Challenge this June in tribute to another pair of sisters – their mum and aunt – who both received expert palliative care and support from Sue Ryder in their final days.

70% is the required funding level for hospices to continue caring

Hospice sector under threat amid increasing demand for palliative care

Sue Ryder marks Dying Matters Week by calling on the government to end the funding crisis facing the palliative care sector.