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What we do

At St Oswald’s Hospice, we exist to provide outstanding care to adults and children with life-limiting conditions, from across the North East of England.

We are committed to improving the care and quality of life of our patients and their families through ongoing research, innovation, service transformation and improvement. Our aim is to develop meaningful research that leads to change, to benefit our service users and improve their experiences whilst in our care.

By developing cutting edge, evidence-based research, we aim to achieve our vision:

To deliver internationally recognised research to enhance and deliver the best palliative care for people of the North East and beyond.

Meet the team

Find out more about our team leading research at
St Oswald’s Hospice.

Meet our team

Our research

We develop research to improve care and experiences for people living with a life-limiting conditions. Read our published research papers below.

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Our work with partners

Read about our work with partner organisations and find out how you can get in touch if you’re interested in collaborating with us.

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How to get involved

If you’d like to know more about our research, or to get involved, we’d love to hear from you! Whether you’re a service user or loved one wanting to get involved in research, a professional or organisation with an interest in partnering with us, or a staff member of volunteer, complete the form below and one of our team will get back to you.

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