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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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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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