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St Cuthbert’s Hospice is full of people with inspirational stories to tell. Patients, families, carers staff and volunteers are our greatest ambassadors and it is a privilege to share their thoughts, feelings and experiences of Hospice life.

Patient Stories

Susan’s Story

“The best way to explain what coming to the Hospice is like, is receiving an invisible cuddle as soon as you walk through the door. It hasn’t taken me long to refer to this place as ‘home’."

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Patient Stories

Easter Activities at our Jigsaw Project Day

"The children really enjoyed it, and got involved in the different activities, and games. The parents also joined in on the fun, and it was great to see everybody chatting and laughing amongst one another. The atmosphere was relaxed and friendly with everyone asking when the next one would be."

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In Memory

In Memory of Tom Flowers

Monday 8th April 2024 “My husband, Tom Flowers spent the last three and a half weeks of his life being cared for by the staff at St Cuthbert’s Hospice. He and I could not have wished for better people to look after him. I cannot praise the staff highly enough."

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Gifts in Wills

Barbara and Barry’s story

Every gift left to us in a Will is special and personal. Behind these kind and generous gifts are supporters, all who have their own story and many who have a special connection to St Cuthbert’s Hospice...

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Volunteer Stories

Tom’s Story

University Student Tom volunteers with us on a Wednesday afternoon, supporting our Strength and Balance Group in the Living Well Centre, led by our Physiotherapist Jenny.

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Our Staff

Meet Sam – Our New Community Outreach Coordinator

Welcoming Community Outreach Coordinator Sam to the Team

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In Memory

In Memory of Robert Alderson

Wednesday 24th January 2024: "Although Robert was not a patient at St Cuthbert’s Hospice we are well aware of the wonderful loving care and attention which patients receive whilst at the hospice and we are sure that Robert would be delighted that we have sponsored a day in his memory."

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Patient Stories

Jean Boyne – a guest of The Community Outreach Project

"The Community Outreach project has offered practical, social, and emotional opportunities for myself, as a Carer, and my husband, for whom I care."

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