Sue Ryder is calling on the Government to better support those who have been bereaved as many are missing out on vital benefits and face falling into debt to pay for basic funeral packages.
When Mitch Staff’s grandfather spent his last days at Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice in 2010, the care he received made a big impression on his 10-year-old grandson. So much so that, four years later, Mitch decided to repay the kindnesses by becoming a volunteer at the hospice - and, now, its youngest ever full-time paid fundraiser.
Pets can be a great support during illness and beyond – as volunteer Barry discovered when, following his wife Sarita’s death, he signed up their puppy Bella to become a certified Pets as Therapy dog.
That’s the question being asked by our Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice this International Nurses Day as we launch a recruitment drive to help deliver more care to more people in Peterborough.
The Three Peaks challenge is a formidable one, and here Jacob talks tackling the hills to raise vital funds for our Dee View Court Capital Appeal.
"What do you say to someone facing a life-changing diagnosis? I have no idea - but I'm a good listener and that helps."
Penny Fisher has volunteered as a befriender and bereavement supporter at Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice since 2008, following the death of her husband. Here, she tells us why she gives her time.
The Sue Ryder South Oxfordshire Palliative Care Hub launched on Monday 9th April 2018 and, since then, Sue Ryder Nurses have provided palliative care for 310 local patients in their homes throughout the region.
Last year, Sue Ryder supporter Gill Cameron took her passion for food and travel, and combined it to create her very own foodie fundraiser in support of her local hospice, Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court.
St Neot’s-based HR Manager Chelsea Zwetsloot aged 29, secured herself a place in the London Marathon ballot and decided to run to raise funds for Sue Ryder St John’s Hospice in memory of her Grandad. Here’s her story.
Meet part-time fitness instructor and personal trainer Connie Craddock, who is preparing to take on the London Marathon in support of Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice. In this blog post, Connie explains how she was inspired to run the 26.2 mile marathon for the fourth time after her dad was cared for at the hospice.