Our campaigns

We are working towards a future when everyone, who is dying or grieving, can access the quality of care they need and deserve.

Right now, across the UK, many people who are nearing the end of their life or living with grief are unable to get the support they need. Through our influencing work, we are creating a movement for change.

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Latest Campaign: Upcoming General Election 2024

Make sure the next Government makes support for people who are dying and grieving a priority.

Our long-term goals

We are ambitious about the change we can achieve. All our campaigns are working to reach these goals.

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Fairer funding for palliative care

We are calling on the Government to commit to providing more sustainable ways of funding for the hospice care sector.

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Better support for grieving people

We are working with the Government, other bereavement organisations and healthcare professionals to improve support available for people who are grieving.

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Improving end-of-life care

We listen carefully to people who are dying, their loved ones and the professionals that support them, and we campaign to make sure everyone can have a good death.

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Changing attitudes to death and dying

We are helping everyone to feel confident talking about dying and grief so that they can support each other better.

News and blogs

The latest comments from our Influencing team.

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New parliamentary report on assisted dying calls on the Government fix ‘patchy’ access to palliative care and increase funding to hospices
On 29 February, the Health and Social Care Committee published the findings of their Assisted Dying/Assisted Suicide Inquiry.
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Shadow Chancellor, Rachel Reeves MP, visits Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice
On Friday 26th January, Shadow Chancellor and MP for Leeds West, Rachel Reeves, visited Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice to meet with representatives from Sue Ryder, Hospice UK and St Gemma’s Hospice in Leeds.
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Report on hospice funding finds commissioning of services is ‘not fit for purpose’
The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Hospice and End of Life Care has published their report ‘Government funding for hospices’

Policy and publications hub

Policy hub

Take a look at our published material, including research, briefings and consultation responses.

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Meet our team

Meet the Sue Ryder Influencing team.