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One Short Walk Can Change A Life What would you think if you were told that by walking just 20ft you could pay for nearly a whole day’s care from a Hospice Care Nurse? A Nurse who could care

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Renovations at Phyllis Tuckwell

Phyllis Tuckwell will shortly be starting work on converting the men’s ward on the In-Patient Unit into two private rooms with en-suite facilities. The new rooms will help reduce the

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Brighten Up Your Garden with Phyllis Tuckwell’s Plant Sales

From bedding plants to veggies and even trees, a wide variety of plants are on sale at Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice   Come along to Phyllis Tuckwell’s monthly plant sale on Sunday 4th

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Phyllis Tuckwell Memory Meadow

Phyllis Tuckwell have created a colourful online meadow, full of flowers and butterflies, each placed in memory of someone who is loved and missed. As the meadow is virtual, it is constantly in

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Nutrition Plays Important Role At Phyllis Tuckwell

14th – 20th June is Nutrition and Hydration Week. It’s important for us all to get a balanced diet, but what if ill health and treatment have left you with a decreased appetite, nausea, sore

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June is Motor Neurone Disease Awareness Month

MND affects the nerves in the brain and spinal cord, gradually stopping the messages they send to the body’s muscles. People with MND can find that it affects their movement, speech, eating and

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Sue’s story – supported by Phyllis Tuckwell

Sue had been nursing her mum Beatrice for five years when things finally got too much for her. “Mum had breast cancer, dementia and osteoporosis,” says Sue. “She couldn’t walk on her

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‘Are you in a good place to die?’

Phyllis Tuckwell’s Hospice Care at Home team visits patients who have chosen to spend their last days, and to die, at home.   In recent years, an increasing number of terminally ill

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Phyllis Tuckwell Thanks Dedicated Nursing Staff

During the pandemic, Phyllis Tuckwell’s nursing staff have kept in touch with patients and families through phone and video calls.   12th May is International Nurses Day, and Phyllis

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Hospice Plant Sales Restart In National Gardening Week

Monday 26th April – Sunday 2nd May is National Gardening Week, and what better way to join in with this celebration of nature than by picking up some plants at the first of this year’s Phyllis

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