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Running the rainbow in memory of mum

Amy Goodacre is set to be drenched in coloured paint as she takes part in the inaugural Peterborough Fun Colour Rush to say thanks to our Thorpe Hall Hospice for the care her Mum, Tracey, received.

General Election 2017: Where does end of life care stand?

A new election means a new round of party manifestos – a new round of pledges and promises that will shape what the next Government focuses on in the years ahead. Duncan, our Policy and Public Affairs Manager for England, summarises.

Dee View Court Capital Appeal launches with photography exhibition

We are delighted to officially launch our Capital Appeal to extend Dee View Court with a stunning photography exhibition showcasing the real-life stories of people living with neurological conditions.

Duchess of Kent Hospice's remembrance walk raises £20k

400 people joined our Duchess of Kent Hospice team to remember late loved ones at their Forget-Me-Not-Walk on the gloriously sunny Sunday 14th May.

PE teacher to RideLondon in support of Leckhampton Court Hospice

Henry Davies is a strength and conditioning coach and physical education teacher at Cheltenham College, and is busy gearing up to take on RideLondon on Sunday 30th July to help raise funds for our Leckhampton Court Hospice. Here, Henry shares why he is taking on this iconic 100-mile cycle race around the nation’s capital.

Losing a parent and losing yourself

19-year-old Shannara's mum was cared for at our Leckhampton Court Hospice. Here, she writes candidly about the grieving process and how she has come to accept that life will never be the same without her.

Sue Ryder responds to new research published in BMC Medicine that finds at least 42% more people will need palliative care in England and Wales by 2040

When asked, the majority of people, some 82%, say that they would like to die at home. There is also evidence that only just over half of people (some 54%) actually get their wish. At Sue Ryder, we are working to support people in their choice of their end of life care and setting.

Neil Goulden appointed as our new Chair of Trustees

Neil Goulden has been appointed Chairman of Trustees for Sue Ryder following a formal selection process. Neil has served as a trustee at Sue Ryder for four years and is currently the Chair of the Financial and Audit committee. He takes over from the current Chair Roger Paffard on 12 July 2017.

How we work with other healthcare charities to effect change

Our Policy and Public Affairs Manager for England, Duncan Lugton, shares how we've shaped and analysed the results of the country's biggest ever survey of people with neurological conditions.

JOGLE cyclist Nicky with Leckhampton Court Hospice director Elise

"Every day is an adventure": Nicky is cycling John O'Groats to Lands End

British Cycling Coach Nicky Harverson, who works with clients to increase their road confidence, is travelling the length of Great Britain’s roads herself in a special charity cycling challenge to raise funds for our Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice, taking on a sole 1,000-mile 13-day cycle ride from John O’Groats to Lands End.