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Ksenia and Kim, Sue Ryder Online Bereavement Counsellors

Meet our Online Bereavement Counsellors, Ksenia and Kim

Sue Ryder Online Bereavement Counsellors Ksenia and Kim support people coping with grief through our Online Counselling Service. They share how they support clients navigating life after a bereavement, and explain why it's so crucial that Sue Ryder have put grief at the forefront of their work.

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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.

A grieving man looking out to the beach as he thinks about facing Valentine's Day alone this year

Facing your first Valentine’s Day after the death of a loved one

Your first Valentine’s Day after the death of a loved one can be a painful reminder of what you’ve lost. Bianca Neumann, Head of Bereavement at Sue Ryder, offers advice about how to face Valentine’s Day when you're dealing with grief.

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.

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.

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.

Kikko and his son in their Sue Ryder t-shirts, holding their race medals

“I can do something I love, while raising funds for a very worthy cause” Sue Ryder Shop Manager Kikko takes on the December Daily Dash

Kikko is a Sue Ryder Shop Manager in Upminster, East London and has been working with us for over 6 years. A keen walker and runner, he is taking part in the December Daily Dash for the first time, to raise vital funds for our care.

An HM Treasury budget document

Hanging by a thread - Sue Ryder responds to the Government Budget

Today, Wednesday 27 October, the Chancellor announced the government’s Autumn budget, setting out tax changes and new spending commitments.