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Hospice stories

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...

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...

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