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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

Adam’s story

Adam Banks from Wingate was just 29 when he passed away at St Cuthbert’s Hospice on 17th August 2021.

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Volunteer Stories

Volunteering has enriched my life

Our Durham City Shop is fondly dubbed the 'Harrod's of the North' due to its reputation for high quality, often designer pre-loved items. This autumn (2020) the shop will celebrate twenty years of trading. Lucille Thomson has volunteered there since its opening and shares a few memories from that time.

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In Memory

Emma honours husband’s memory with Hospice gift on wedding anniversary

All day today, for twenty four whole hours, our full clinical running costs have been donated in loving memory of Mark Stanger with a ‘Pay for a Day’ donation. Today has been chosen as it would have been Mark and his wife Emma's first wedding anniversary.

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