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Hospice stories

Colin was born in Manor Park, East London, one of 6 children. When he was 5, the family moved to East Ham and he’s lived there ever since.

Colin was a keen boxer at school and when he was...

Every one of our patients has a story to tell. At St Joseph’s we don’t take anything or anyone for granted. We find out about our patients, what they like and what they don’t like so that when...

John was born in Highbury to a young single mum who was still in her teens but they had a good relationship and a happy home. A few years later John’s mum married and he got on really well with...

Nine year old Rocco gets his zest for life and love of birds and gardening from his mum Priscilla. Not only did they have a unique bond but they shared their love of nature from the day that Rocco...

Ron (89) has lived in Hackney all his life with his wife Rosina and their two sons. He started his working life as a roofer but it often took him away from home and he missed his wife and sons so...

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