Supporting local hospice care

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Patient Stories

We like to share the latest news from the hospices, stories from supported patients and notes from our winners. If you have a story you would like us to share please do get in touch.

Lorea’s Story

When Lorea was a baby she hardly ate, was always crying and slept all the time. Already having a healthy two-year-old girl, Amaia, parents Maite and Adrian just felt something wasn’t

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Roger’s Story

A keen runner, swimmer and cyclist, Roger was used to keeping fit and active. “We would take the grandchildren swimming,” he remembers, “and go cycling on Sunday

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Peter’s Story – Supported by Phyllis Tuckwell

"I went in to Phyllis Tuckwell crawling up the wall with pain, and I walked out pain-free for the first time in 15 years.” “I’ve had cancer for 19 years and I’ve been in excruciating pain

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Imogen’s story – Supported by Shooting Star Children’s Hospices

"We would be a very different family had it not been for Shooting Star Children’s Hospices – it’s helped all four of us in so many different ways.”   Following a normal pregnancy

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Lilly-Anne’s story – supported by Shooting Star Children’s Hospices

Lilly-Anne was born five weeks early in June 2013 and from the very start mum Katie picked up on signs that things might not be right with her newborn. “From the very beginning she just

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Axel’s story- supported by Shooting Star Children’s Hospices

Axel was just 9 months old when he was diagnosed with a brain tumour. News from Shooting Star Children's Hospices A week later his parents Elin and Will were told he had tumours all over his

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Rick’s Story – Supported by Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice Care

Christmas is the season for families, when everyone comes together to share presents, meals and special times. But if you’re living with an advanced or terminal illness, Christmas can be

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Scott’s Story – Supported by Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice

Karen’s husband Scott was 49 when he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, and he was admitted to the Hospice on 22nd December.   “I drove Scott here myself,” says Karen. “When

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George’s Story – Supported by Shooting Star Children’s Hospices

Up until the age of seven, George was living like any other healthy child, until one morning in 2010 when mum Nicky and dad Phil found their son lying in bed awake, but unable to move or

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