Sue Ryder St John’s Hospice

Councillor Mark Foster visited Sue Ryder St John’s Hospice on Tuesday 1st August 2023. The hospice, a cornerstone of palliative care and bereavement support, welcomed Councillor Foster as he sought to deepen his understanding of the facility, its dedicated staff, and the invaluable care provided to patients in their times of greatest need.

St John’s Hospice is chosen as one of the three Mayor’s charities for the current year. This prestigious recognition highlights the pivotal role the hospice plays in offering essential care to individuals facing challenging circumstances, including terminal illnesses, bereavement, and neurological conditions.

During his visit, Councillor Foster explored the hospice’s facilities and compassionate environment. He connected with the staff, whose unwavering dedication to patients and families was evident, as they deliver not only medical support but also emotional solace during life’s most trying moments.

The Sue Ryder St John’s Hospice stands as a beacon of hope and comfort, providing essential palliative care services that prioritise the physical, emotional, and psychological well-being of patients. The hospice’s commitment to offering bereavement support further underscores its mission to uplift individuals grappling with the loss of loved ones.

Councillor Foster expressed his deep admiration for the hospice’s vital work, stating, “My visit to Sue Ryder St John’s Hospice has been truly enlightening and heartwarming. Witnessing the care, dedication, and compassion displayed by the staff reaffirms the importance of community support in times of adversity. I am committed to furthering our collaboration to ensure that individuals and families continue to receive the care they deserve.”

The Sue Ryder Starlight Hike on the 14th October 2023 will help raise funds for this amazing charity. The link to the event can be found here.

There are many other events organised by the charity and volunteers. To find out more, please click here.

Any donations to the Mayor’s Charity fund are appreciated.  The link to donate can be found here.

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