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Hospice stories

Rita Carpenter and Eileen Kennett were much loved mums, both spending their final days at St Joseph’s Hospice. They never met and were being looked after on different wards but their stay at St...

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,...

man in gym with physiotherapist

Albert Hunter, 77, Newham
When Albert was diagnosed with heart failure five years ago it was a bit of a shock. He was occasionally feeling tired but didn’t realise that it...

older lady talking to a member of staff

Eileen Milsom, Age 84, Homerton
When Eileen was diagnosed with throat cancer she lost a lot of weight very quickly and was on the verge of a nervous breakdown. Her doctor...

Lillian

Lillian John aged 92, East Ham
Lillian was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer more than 9 years ago. She was receiving home visits from the Community Palliative Care Team at St...

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