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Stories about transforming end of life care at St Wilfrid's, including fundraising and much more

‘Her marvellous smile outshone her suffering’
In 2014, Joan Robinson spent five months under the care of the hospice. Her husband, Ken, has kindly shared her story.
‘The class has made me feel much fitter’
One of our outpatients, Ian, shared how the Gym Class has benefited his COPD.
A day in the life of our Physiotherapist Joe
Our Physiotherapist, Joe, shares what a typical day in his role looks like.
Patsy Thomas sitting in hospice garden
‘My favourite thing about volunteering is the camaraderie.’
Patsy Thomas has been a long-running volunteer at St Wilfrid's, having first joined the hospice in 2012. She has kindly shared her story.
Ella Williams
Eleven years of bereavement support
Our Counselling Services Lead, Ella Williams shares her memories from the past 11 years working at the hospice.
Martin Watts is taking on the Marathon des Sables Half
In September 2021, Martin Watts will be taking on the Marathon des Sables Half - equivalent of three marathons across the Fuerteventura desert.
Allotment photos
From plot to plate – National Allotment Week in our community
We spoke to two of our Community Links groups to find out more about their allotments.
Photo of Eirian smiling at camera
Becoming St Wilfrid’s Head of Community Nursing
We spoke to Head of Community Nursing, Eirian Levell about the 14 years she has been at St Wilfrid's Hospice.
Photo of dad
‘The memories, emotions and sadness will never go away.’
In 2007, Claire Hadfield's father was cared for in the hospice in Mill Gap Road. She has kindly shared her memories of this time with us.
Women's Institute
Creating community links with St Wilfrid’s WI
We speak to St Wilfrid's WI President Deborah Becker to find out more about the first WI to be held at a hospice.
Mill Gap Road building at Gardens
Award winning gardens in Mill Gap Road
In 1993, David Wells designed the hospice gardens in Mill Gap Road. He shared his memories from the time.
Carol Stanley Parents Joyce And William Prentice
‘I was welcomed at any time of day’
Carol Stanley’s mother, Joyce Prentice, was cared for in 1986. Now, 35 years later, Carol has shared her family’s story.
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