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Sue Ryder Neurological Care Centre The Chantry launches new Parkinson's helpline

Sue Ryder Neurological Care Centre The Chantry is launching a new helpline to support people who are living with Parkinson’s, their carers and healthcare professionals across Suffolk.

A view from outside of Dee View Court's new building extension

Sue Ryder Dee View Court smashes Capital Appeal target to fund new expansion

Sue Ryder Neurological Care Centre Dee View Court is celebrating after smashing its fundraising target and raising just over £3.9 million via its Dee View Capital Appeal.

Nicola, a Sue Ryder Nursing Assistant

“When my brother was at Wheatfields it made me realise what a lovely job palliative care is - to provide that reassurance for patients and families in their final weeks”

When Nicola was hospitalised with COVID-19 a few weeks after the death of her brother at Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice, it was life-changing. After recuperating at home, Nicola saw an advert for Sue Ryder Palliative Care Hub South Oxfordshire and decided to fulfil a long-held ambition to work in palliative care.

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.

Image of a Dad holding hands with a child

Coping with grief on Father's Day

Father's Day can be a difficult day for many people to cope with as there are constant reminders in shops or on adverts which can trigger many difficult feelings. Bianca Neumann, Head of Bereavement, shares advice on how to cope with grief on Father’s Day.

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Sue Ryder comments on new survey as the Government due to launch UK Commission on Bereavement

According to a study published today (Tuesday 15 June) by Cardiff University's Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Centre and the University of Bristol, many people struggling after a bereavement faced long waiting lists for support or were told they were not eligible.

Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice receptionist, Mandy Edwards, who has retired after 14 years of being there for local families.

“I have been on both sides of this desk” Receptionist Mandy retires after 14 years at Leckhampton Court Hospice

Mandy Edwards retired in May as Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice's receptionist, following 14 years of being there for local families and helping to create a safe, welcoming space for those coming into the hospice.

The Lord Lieutenant of Rutland, Dr Sarah Furness, pictured at a small gathering of volunteers and staff to officially mark the opening

The Bereavement Help Point launches in Rutland

Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice is part of a pioneering new partnership supporting bereaved people in Rutland.