Hospice stories

Diana Ingrey, Stoke Newington

Four years ago Diana Ingrey was doing the job she loved, as a special educational needs co-ordinator at a primary school. She was fit,...

Kito, 47, came to England from Laos in South East Asia as a teenager and, after finishing his studies, qualified as a chef. He later married and had a son who’s now 6 years old. His son is...

In 2008, at the age of 53, Caroline Dixon was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. She became really unwell and was admitted to Newham General Hospital. From there it was suggested she spent some time...

When Lynne was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013 at just 51 she wasn’t too worried as it was found early. She had a partial mastectomy and radiotherapy and got on with her life with her...

The first time I lost my dad, Tony Moran, was ironically worse than the second and last time I lost him. I was 14 and my little brother Ben was 11 when my mum and dad went their separate ways. My...

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