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Meet Rebecca

We were delighted to add a brand new role to our clinical team over the summer as Rebecca Kelly joined St Oswald’s Hospice one day a week as our Infection and Prevention Control Nurse.

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Shelaugh’s story

84 year old Shelaugh, from Throckley, has been coming to our Lymphoedema Clinic for the last four years for treatment of her lymphoedema, which causes swelling to both of her legs and lower abdomen.

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Erin's story

Emma’s daughter Erin, aged 6, was born with a rare genetic condition called Charge Syndrome, which means that Erin needs round the clock care. Because Erin needs such specialist medical care and support, mum Emma is also her full time carer.

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Terry's story

This Hospice Care Week we are sharing Terry’s story, who is supported by our Bereavement Team after the death of his wife Margaret. Terry and Margaret were childhood sweethearts and married for 52 years before she died

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Black History Month - Mary Seacole

October is Black History Month so as part of our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion work we will be marking the Month each Friday throughout October. Each week we’ll share posts celebrating black people who have influenced our health and care sector.

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Elijah’s Great North Run-draiser

Father and son duo, Michael and Elijah Farndale, took on the Mini Great North Run together for St Oswald’s Hospice, raising almost £1,000 in support of St Oswald’s Hospice patients and families

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Darren tackles fundraising with ease

Darren Prudhoe and his partner Jenna Leigh Moore have raised funds for St Oswald’s by selling handcrafted fishing tackle. The couple run a small, online family business, DJL Handcrafted Waggler Floats, named after the initials of the couple plus their daughter Lillie, and decided to fundraise after someone known to Darren was recently cared for at the hospice.

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Falls Awareness Week 2021

This Week is Falls Awareness Week which is a national week to increase awareness of simple things we can do to keep our patients safe from slips, trips and minor falls.

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A battle, a legacy and a promise

"St Oswald’s Hospice have a very close place in my heart as they took amazing care of my dad in his final days."

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World Physiotherapy Day 2021

Wednesday 8th September is World Physiotherapy Day, this is an opportunity for physiotherapists from all over the world to raise awareness about the crucial contribution their profession makes to keeping people mobile, independent and well.

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Game changing technology for our children and young adults

Become a Game Changer for St Oswald's Hospice this October

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