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What it's really like being in a hospice

Back in 2012, at the age of 38, Carl Denning was told he had pancreatic cancer and that the odds of survival were 5%. Now 43, he has managed to do the impossible and beat his cancer five times. At the end of May, he moved into our Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice in Leeds. These are his words, taken from his own online diary entries.

Dancing for Dee View Court

The Aberdeen Kilt Kickers kick-started community fundraising for our Dee View Court Capital Appeal with a gift of £850.

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.

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.