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Debbie’s live lounge fundraiser is top of the pops

A local singer has put her skills to great use by organising a musical fundraising event live from her living room!

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Ann's story

To mark Dying Matters, we spoke to Ann Cooper, a Patient Support Volunteer, who experienced our care in 2016 when her husband of almost 50 years, Bob spent four weeks on our Adult Inpatient Unit before he died.

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Fantastic feedback for our new Ambulatory Care Service

Our newest service development is a pilot Ambulatory Care Service, delivered in partnership with Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

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St Oswald’s faces further charity shop closures without volunteering support

As retail outlets across the region re-open following the lifting of the latest government lockdown restrictions, we have put out an urgent appeal to our North East community for volunteers to support our 25 regional high street charity shops.

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The David Goggins Challenge

Local Army lad from Cramlington, takes on American Navy Seal challenge for St Oswald's Hospice. 

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Andrew’s fa-brew-lous fundraiser

St Oswald’s supporter Andrew Ball hit upon a way to raise funds while warming the cockles of the region during lockdown, thanks to a new business venture inspired by a furry friend

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An open letter to our St Oswald’s family of supporters

There are so many things we wanted to say to you, for all you have done to show your love, care and support to St Oswald’s this past 12 months.

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Living and working with Autism during Covid-19 – Vickie’s story

This year we caught up with Vickie to find out how she has found working at the Hospice throughout Covid-19 and how changes to everyday life have affected her.

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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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