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A fond farewell to our oldest volunteer, Nan

We recently said a fond farewell to our oldest volunteer, Nan, as she decided to step down at the grand age of 93!

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‘The Ginger Syringer’ gives a cash injection to St Oswald’s

North East artist, Sarah-Jane Szikora has used her creative talents in a very topical way to raise funds for St Oswald’s Hospice.

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World Social Work Day - Meet Amanda and Marisa

At St Oswald’s Hospice we have two fantastic social workers, Amanda Wait and Marisa Woodward who are part of our Family Support Team and make a huge contribution to the care we provide.

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How to cope with grief this Mother's Day

Ahead of Mother’s Day, we spoke to our Bereavement Team, who wanted to share some advice for anyone who is grieving.

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Alice runs the 50km rainbow for St Oswald’s Hospice!

Young fundraiser Alice Maguire, 10, celebrated International Women’s Day on Monday 8th March by completing 50km of running in just seven days.

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Helena and Katherine's mountainous challenge in memory of Mum Caroline

10 peaks, 11 hours and four very sore legs later, best friends Helena and Katherine completed a 40 mile run into and over Northumberland’s Cheviot Hills and neighbouring peaks in memory of Helena's mum, Caroline who was cared for at St Oswald's Hospice.

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Meet Eileen...

As we couldn’t provide the specialist care we do without the support of our fantastic Lymphoedema Volunteers, we felt it was only right to share one of their stories this week – during Lymphoedema Awareness Week.

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Callum and Joseph’s 100 miles in memory of Nanna Celia

Callum and Joseph’s 100 miles in memory of Nanna Celia

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Meet Ella...

As #StudentVolunteeringWeek comes to a close we’d like to introduce Ella Taylor. Ella has been volunteering as a Ward Helper with us for just over a year and has continued to volunteer throughout the pandemic whilst in sixth form.

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Meet Tilly...

As we continue to mark #StudentVolunteeringWeek, meet Tilly Nixon. Tilly has been volunteering with us for four years and has been a huge support to our retail team throughout the pandemic.

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Meet Laura...

“The bereavement project is a new development for St Oswald’s so it’s been a brilliant challenge.”

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