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Ralph and Elliott’s miles in memory of Grandma

Two young brothers teamed up to take on a super cycling challenge in memory of their Grandma, and raised over £1,000 for St Oswald’s Hospice.

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Team Oldham’s year of fundraising for Doris

Connie’s mother-in-law Doris was cared for on the Inpatient Unit at St Oswald’s Hospice for several weeks during the height of the pandemic, before she passed away in April 2020. The care Doris received inspired the Oldham family to put their fitness to the test with a range of sponsored activities to raise funds for the hospice.

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Nick's story

Nick Cornwell, age 22 from Rowlands Gill, Gateshead, has been supported by our Children and Young Adults Service two nights a month for short breaks since August 2019.

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Pet show winner’s prize presentation

In May, our hearts were warmed by the return of St Oswald Virtual pet Show, a wholesome celebration of our furry and feathered friends who bring so much joy to our lives.

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Prudhoe Plodders clock up the distance and pounds for St Oswald’s

A North East running club took on a 5k challenge for their local hospice during May, raising an incredible £525!

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Dispelling myths about hospice care to student pharmacists

As part of working closer with local partners, we’ve been hosting Pre-Registration Pharmacy student placements from Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Eileen's story

“Back in 1987 when the Hospice had just opened my Mum died on the Inpatient Unit, so I saw first-hand the care she received and I knew once I retired I wanted to give something back by volunteering."

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Spring | Summer 2021 Snapshot magazine is here!

We are delighted to share the Spring/Summer issue of Snapshot, your hospice newsletter, with you.

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Brian's story

As #VolunteersWeek continues we’d like to introduce you to Brian, who is a volunteer at out West Denton shop.

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Kash’s story

Kash Raja from Wallsend joined St Oswald’s Hospice, based in Gosforth, in January this year as a volunteer Nurse on our Inpatient Unit.

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Georgina’s story

Georgina Morgan, 45 from Rothbury, was diagnosed with an extremely rare stage 4 appendix cancer, called Pseudomyxoma Peritonei, in August 2018. After being blue lighted to hospital last month, Georgina was told she had lung sepsis, and it was recommended she was cared for the Hospice to receive holistic support.

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Dewley Road’s caring community champions

One Newcastle street in particular really showed the meaning of community spirit and didn’t let the pandemic get in the way of forming friendships and support networks

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