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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,...

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...

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...

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